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Hexadecanoic acid, ethyl ester

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Phase change data

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Data compiled as indicated in comments:
BS - Robert L. Brown and Stephen E. Stein
TRC - Thermodynamics Research Center, NIST Boulder Laboratories, Chris Muzny, director
AC - William E. Acree, Jr., James S. Chickos
DH - Eugene S. Domalski and Elizabeth D. Hearing

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tfus297.7KN/ACheshko and Shvaika, 1971Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; TRC
Tfus297.15KN/APaquot, Sorba, et al., 1955Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 4. K; TRC
Tfus298.2KN/AWibaut, Overhoff, et al., 1943Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; melting point in capillary tube; TRC
Tfus295.2KN/AWibaut, Overhoff, et al., 1943Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; solidfication point; TRC
Tfus295.2KN/ABaker and Smyth, 1938Crystal phase 1 phase; Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1.5 K; TRC

Reduced pressure boiling point

Tboil (K) Pressure (bar) Reference Comment
465.70.013Aldrich Chemical Company Inc., 1990BS
464.20.013Weast and Grasselli, 1989BS

Enthalpy of vaporization

DeltavapH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
73.9444.AStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 429. - 466. K.; AC
100.7308.MEStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 298. - 318. K. See also Omar, 1967.; AC

Enthalpy of sublimation

DeltasubH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
150.8290.MEStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 286. - 294. K. See also Omar, 1967.; AC

Enthalpy of fusion

DeltafusH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Reference Comment
15.093296.35King and Garner, 1934DH
15.09296.4Domalski and Hearing, 1996AC
53.14296.Omar, 1967AC

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Cheshko and Shvaika, 1971
Cheshko, F.F.; Shvaika, T.N., Syntheses and Identification of Esters of Certain Mono- and Di-carboxylic Acids, Zh. Prikl. Khim., 1971, 44, 1107-16. [all data]

Paquot, Sorba, et al., 1955
Paquot, C.; Sorba, Mme.J.; Wieme, N., The Phys. Prop. of Aliphatic Esters Containing Eighteen Carbon Atoms, Ind. Chim. Belge., 1955, 20, Spec. No. 727. [all data]

Wibaut, Overhoff, et al., 1943
Wibaut, J.P.; Overhoff, J.; Jonker, E.W., On the Preparation of Some Hydrocarbons of the Mixed Aliphatic-Aromatic and Aliphatic-Alicyclic Type Containing 22 to 30 C-atoms, Recl. Trav. Chim. Pays-Bas, 1943, 62, 31. [all data]

Baker and Smyth, 1938
Baker, W.O.; Smyth, C.P., The Possibility of Molecular Rotation in the Solid Form of Cetyl Alcohol and Three Long-Chain Ethyl Esters, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1938, 60, 1229. [all data]

Aldrich Chemical Company Inc., 1990
Aldrich Chemical Company Inc., Catalog Handbook of Fine Chemicals, Aldrich Chemical Company, Inc., Milwaukee WI, 1990, 1. [all data]

Weast and Grasselli, 1989
CRC Handbook of Data on Organic Compounds, 2nd Editon, Weast,R.C and Grasselli, J.G., ed(s)., CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL, 1989, 1. [all data]

Stephenson and Malanowski, 1987
Stephenson, Richard M.; Malanowski, Stanislaw, Handbook of the Thermodynamics of Organic Compounds, 1987, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-3173-2 . [all data]

Omar, 1967
Omar, M.M., Vapour pressures, heats of sublimation, and heats of vaporisation for straight-chain ethyl esters, J. Chem. Soc., C, 1967, 2038, https://doi.org/10.1039/j39670002038 . [all data]

King and Garner, 1934
King, A.M.; Garner, W.E., The heats of crystallisation of the ethyl esters of the monobasic aliphatic acids, 1934, J. [all data]

Domalski and Hearing, 1996
Domalski, Eugene S.; Hearing, Elizabeth D., Heat Capacities and Entropies of Organic Compounds in the Condensed Phase. Volume III, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1996, 25, 1, 1, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.555985 . [all data]


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