Methyl Alcohol

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Critical temperature

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

Tc (K) Reference Comment
512.5 ± 0.2Gude and Teja, 1995 
512.5Lydersen and Tsochev, 1990TRC
512.64Teja, Lee, et al., 1989TRC
512.47Brunner, 1988Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; Visual, optical cell 30cm high. TE cal. vs platinum resistance thermometer; TRC
512.5De Loos, Poot, et al., 1988TRC
512.64Craven and de Reuck, 1986TRC
512.6Majer and Svoboda, 1985 
512.5Francesconi, Lentz, et al., 1981Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1. K; TRC
512.36Kay and Young, 1976Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.15 K; TRC
512.36Kay and Khera, 1975Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.2 K; TRC
512.36Kay and Young, 1975Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.2 K; TRC
514.7Marshall and Jones, 1974TRC
512.65Zubarev and Bagdonas, 1969Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.3 K; TRC
513.Efremov, 1966TRC
512.68Skaates and Kay, 1964TRC
513.15McCracken, Storvick, et al., 1960Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2.77 K; TRC
513.9Mocharnyuk, 1960TRC
513.2Nozdrev, 1956TRC
505.2Golik, Ravikovich, et al., 1955TRC; Data excluded from overall average
512.60Kay and Donham, 1955TRC
513.8Fischer and Reichel, 1943TRC
513.2Salzwedel, 1930TRC
513.2Young, 1910TRC
513.4Centnerszwer, 1904Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.5 K; max. temp. of disappearance of meniscis for various fillings; TRC
514.35Kuenen, 1903Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1. K; TRC
515.2Schmidt, 1891TRC
513.4Schmidt, 1891, 2TRC
536.De Heen, 1888TRC; Data excluded from overall average
513.2Ramsay and Young, 1887TRC
506.2Nadezhdin, 1883TRC; Data excluded from overall average
505.9Hannay, 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]

Majer and Svoboda, 1985
Majer, V.; Svoboda, V., Enthalpies of Vaporization of Organic Compounds: A Critical Review and Data Compilation, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, 1985, 300. [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]

Marshall and Jones, 1974
Marshall, W.L.; Jones, E.V., Liquid-Vapor Critical Temperatures of Several Aqueous-Organic and Organic- Organic Solution Systems, J. Inorg. Nucl. Chem., 1974, 36, 2319-23. [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]

Efremov, 1966
Efremov, Yu.V., Density, Surface Tension, Saturated Vapor Pressurs and Critical Parameters of Alcohols, Zh. Fiz. Khim., 1966, 40, 1240. [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]

Mocharnyuk, 1960
Mocharnyuk, R.F., Physicochemical investigation of solutions of certain monoatomic alcohols in acetone, Zh. Obshch. Khim., 1960, 30, 1098-102. [all data]

Nozdrev, 1956
Nozdrev, V.F., The problem of applying ultrasonic methods in the investigation of organic substances in the critical region, Akust. Zh., 1956, 2, 209-14. [all data]

Golik, Ravikovich, et al., 1955
Golik, A.Z.; Ravikovich, S.D.; Orishchenko, A.V., Viscosity and Molecular Struct. of Normal Alcohols and Their Solutions, Ukr. Khim. Zh. (Russ. Ed.), 1955, 21, 167. [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]

Fischer and Reichel, 1943
Fischer, R.; Reichel, T., Determination of the Critical Temperature BY Means of the Micro Melting-Point Apparatus, Mikrochem. Ver. Mikrochim. Acta, 1943, 31, 102. [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]

Centnerszwer, 1904
Centnerszwer, M., An Application of the Method of Cailletet and Mathias to Determine Critical Volume., Z. Phys. Chem., Stoechiom. Verwandtschaftsl., 1904, 49, 199. [all data]

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

Schmidt, 1891
Schmidt, G.C., The Critical Temperature of Liquid Mixtures, Justus Liebigs Ann. Chem., 1891, 266, 266-92. [all data]

Schmidt, 1891, 2
Schmidt, G.C., Vapor Pressures of Homologous Compounds homologous series of fatty alcohols, Z. Phys. Chem., Stoechiom. Verwandtschaftsl., 1891, 8, 628-46. [all data]

De Heen, 1888
De Heen, P., Research on Physics and Theory of Liquids, Experimental Part Paris, 1888. [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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