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Methyl Alcohol

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Critical pressure

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Data compiled as indicated in comments:
TRC - Thermodynamics Research Center, NIST Boulder Laboratories, Kenneth Kroenlein director

Pc (bar) Reference Comment
80.8 ± 0.2Gude and Teja, 1995 
80.60Lydersen and Tsochev, 1990TRC
80.92Teja, Lee, et al., 1989TRC
80.72Brunner, 1988Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.05 bar; Visual, optical cell 30cm high. P transducer cal. vs PB.; TRC
80.60De Loos, Poot, et al., 1988TRC
80.972Craven and de Reuck, 1986TRC
81.00Francesconi, Lentz, et al., 1981Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.40 bar; TRC
80.00Kay and Young, 1976Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.10 bar; TRC
80.00Kay and Khera, 1975Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.20 bar; TRC
80.00Kay and Young, 1975Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.04 bar; TRC
81.04Zubarev and Bagdonas, 1969Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.02 bar; TRC
80.94Skaates and Kay, 1964TRC
79.6344McCracken, Storvick, et al., 1960Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.6894 bar; TRC
80.97Kay and Donham, 1955TRC
95.74Salzwedel, 1930TRC; Data excluded from overall average
79.54Young, 1910TRC
81.06Kuenen, 1903Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1.0132 bar; TRC
79.59Ramsay and Young, 1887TRC
70.65Nadezhdin, 1883TRC; Data excluded from overall average
73.82Hannay, 1882TRC; Data excluded from overall average

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Gude and Teja, 1995
Gude, M.; Teja, A.S., Vapor-Liquid Critical Properties of Elements and Compounds. 4. Aliphatic Alkanols, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1995, 40, 1025-1036. [all data]

Lydersen and Tsochev, 1990
Lydersen, A.L.; Tsochev, V., Critical temperatures and pressures and high temperature vapour pressures of seven alcohols, Chem. Eng. Technol., 1990, 13, 125-30. [all data]

Teja, Lee, et al., 1989
Teja, A.S.; Lee, R.J.; Rosenthal, D.J.; Anselme, M.J., Correlation of the Critical Properties of Alkanes and Alkanols in 5th IUPAC Conference on Alkanes and AlkanolsGradisca, 1989. [all data]

Brunner, 1988
Brunner, E., Fluid Mixtures at High Pressures VI. Phase Separation and Critical Phenomena in 18 (n-Alkane + Ammonia) and 4 (n-Alkane _ Methanol) Mixtures, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1988, 20, 273. [all data]

De Loos, Poot, et al., 1988
De Loos, T.W.; Poot, W.; De Swaan Arons, J., Vapor-Liquid Equilibria and Critical Phenomena in Methanol + n-Alkane Systems, Fluid Phase Equilib., 1988, 42, 209. [all data]

Craven and de Reuck, 1986
Craven, R.J.B.; de Reuck, K.M., Ideal-Gas and Saturation Properties of Methanol, Int. J. Thermophys., 1986, 7, 541. [all data]

Francesconi, Lentz, et al., 1981
Francesconi, A.Z.; Lentz, H.; Franck, E.U., Phase Equilibriums and PVT Data for the Methane-Methanol System to 300 MPa and 240 degree C, J. Phys. Chem., 1981, 85, 3303. [all data]

Kay and Young, 1976
Kay, W.B.; Young, C.L., Gas-liquid critical properties. Diethylamine-methanol system, Int. DATA Ser., Sel. Data Mixtures, Ser. A, 1976, No. 1, 74. [all data]

Kay and Khera, 1975
Kay, W.B.; Khera, R., Int. DATA Ser., Sel. Data Mixtures, Ser. A, 1975, No. 1, 62. [all data]

Kay and Young, 1975
Kay, W.B.; Young, C.L., Gas-liquid critical properties. Ethanenitrile(acetonitrile)-methanol system, Int. DATA Ser., Sel. Data Mixtures, Ser. A, 1975, No. 1, 62. [all data]

Zubarev and Bagdonas, 1969
Zubarev, V.N.; Bagdonas, A., Saturation Curve Properties and Specific Volumes of Methanol, Teploenergetika (Moscow), 1969, 16, 88-91. [all data]

Skaates and Kay, 1964
Skaates, J.M.; Kay, W.B., The Phase Relations of Binary Systems that Form Azeotropes: N-Alkyl Alcohol-Benzene Systems: Methanol Through N-Butanol, Chem. Eng. Sci., 1964, 19, 431-44. [all data]

McCracken, Storvick, et al., 1960
McCracken, P.G.; Storvick, T.S.; Smith, J.M., Phase Behavior from Enthalpy Measurements. Oentane-Ethyl Alcohol and n-Pentane-Ethyl Alcohol Systems, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1960, 5, 130-2. [all data]

Kay and Donham, 1955
Kay, W.B.; Donham, W.E., Liquid-Vapor Equilibrium in the Isobutyl Alcohol-Butanol, Methanol- Butanol, and Diethyl Ether-Butanol Systems, Chem. Eng. Sci., 1955, 4, 1-16. [all data]

Salzwedel, 1930
Salzwedel, E., The Development of a Generally Valid Formula For the Temperature Dependence of the Specific Gravity of Homogeneous Liquids from Experiment and Questions in Connection with It., Ann. Phys. (Leipzig), 1930, 5, 853. [all data]

Young, 1910
Young, S., The Internal Heat of Vaporization constants of thirty pure substances, Sci. Proc. R. Dublin Soc., 1910, 12, 374. [all data]

Kuenen, 1903
Kuenen, J.P., On the Mutual Solubility of Liquids, Philos. Mag., 1903, 6, 637. [all data]

Ramsay and Young, 1887
Ramsay, W.; Young, S., On evaporation and dissociation: V a study of thermal properties of methyl alcohol, Philos. Trans. R. Soc. London, A, 1887, 178, 313-34. [all data]

Nadezhdin, 1883
Nadezhdin, A., The Critical Point., Beibl. Ann. Phys., 1883, 7, 678-81. [all data]

Hannay, 1882
Hannay, J.B., On the limit of the liquid state, Proc. R. Soc. London, 1882, 33, 294. [all data]


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