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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:
TRC - Thermodynamics Research Center, NIST Boulder Laboratories, Kenneth Kroenlein director
AC - William E. Acree, Jr., James S. Chickos

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tfus356.1KN/ASeyer, Patterson, et al., 1944Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; TRC
Tfus356.1KN/ABuchler and Graves, 1927Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 4. K; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltavap213.5kJ/molCGCChickos, Wang, et al., 2008Based on data from 323. - 523. K.; AC

Enthalpy of vaporization

DeltavapH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
136.582.A,EStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 567. - 810. K. See also Kudchadker and Zwolinski, 1966.; AC

Enthalpy of fusion

DeltafusH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
165.97357.3DSCWang, Tozaki, et al., 2006AC

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

Seyer, Patterson, et al., 1944
Seyer, W.F.; Patterson, R.F.; Keays, J.L., The Density and Transition Points of the n-Paraffin Hydrocarbons, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1944, 66, 179-82. [all data]

Buchler and Graves, 1927
Buchler, C.C.; Graves, G.D., Ind. Eng. Chem., 1927, 19, 718. [all data]

Chickos, Wang, et al., 2008
Chickos, James; Wang, Tracy; Sharma, Esseim, Hypothetical Thermodynamic Properties: Vapor Pressures and Vaporization Enthalpies of the Even n -Alkanes from C 40 to C 76 at T = 298.15 K by Correlation-Gas Chromatography. Are the Vaporization Enthalpies a Linear Function of Carbon Number?, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2008, 53, 2, 481-491, https://doi.org/10.1021/je7005852 . [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]

Kudchadker and Zwolinski, 1966
Kudchadker, A.P.; Zwolinski, B.J., Vapor Pressure and Boiling Points of Normal Alkanes, C 21 to C 100 ., J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1966, 11, 2, 253-255, https://doi.org/10.1021/je60029a039 . [all data]

Wang, Tozaki, et al., 2006
Wang, Shaolan; Tozaki, Ken-Ichi; Hayashi, Hideko; Inaba, Hideaki; Yamamoto, Hiroko, Observation of multiple phase transitions in some even n-alkanes using a high resolution and super-sensitive DSC, Thermochimica Acta, 2006, 448, 2, 73-81, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tca.2006.06.022 . [all data]


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