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Critical density

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

rhoc (mol/l) Reference Comment
3.90 ± 0.006Tsonopoulos and Ambrose, 1995 
3.889Chirico and Steele, 1994Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.05 mol/l; TRC
3.87Hales and Gundry, 1983Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.08 mol/l; TRC
3.85Akhundov and Abdullaev, 1977Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.08 mol/l; TRC
3.85Artyukhovskaya, Shimanskaya, et al., 1970Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.08 mol/l; TRC
4.05Kobe and Mathews, 1970Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.06 mol/l; TRC
3.92Campbell and Chatterjee, 1969Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.03 mol/l; TRC
3.52Campbell and Chatterjee, 1968Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.019 mol/l; TRC
3.89Skaates and Kay, 1964Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.06 mol/l; TRC
3.897Simon, 1957Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.05 mol/l; TRC
3.802Gornowski, Amick, et al., 1947Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 mol/l; TRC
3.898Young, 1910Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.05 mol/l; TRC

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Tsonopoulos and Ambrose, 1995
Tsonopoulos, C.; Ambrose, D., Vapor-Liquid Critical Properties of Elements and Compounds. 3. Aromatic Hydrocarbons, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1995, 40, 547-558. [all data]

Chirico and Steele, 1994
Chirico, R.D.; Steele, W.V., Reconciliation of Calorimetrically and Spectroscopically Derived Methyl Benzene. The Importance of the Third Virial Coefficient, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 1994, 33, 157-67. [all data]

Hales and Gundry, 1983
Hales, J.L.; Gundry, H.A., J. Phys. E, 1983, 16, 91-5. [all data]

Akhundov and Abdullaev, 1977
Akhundov, T.S.; Abdullaev, F.G., Experimental study of the specific volumes of benzene in the critical region and determination of the critical specific volume, Izv. Vyssh. Uchebn. Zaved., Neft Gaz, 1977, 20, 2, 73-7. [all data]

Artyukhovskaya, Shimanskaya, et al., 1970
Artyukhovskaya, L.M.; Shimanskaya, E.T.; Shimanskii, Yu.I., Coexistence curve and isothermal compressibility of benzene near the liquid-vapor critical point., Ukr. Fiz. Zh. (Ukr. Ed.), 1970, 15, 1974. [all data]

Kobe and Mathews, 1970
Kobe, K.A.; Mathews, J.F., Critical Properties and Vapor Pressures of Some Organic Nitrogen and Oxygen Compounds, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1970, 15, 182. [all data]

Campbell and Chatterjee, 1969
Campbell, A.N.; Chatterjee, R.M., The critical constants and orthobaric densities of acetone, chloroform benzene, and carbon tetrachloride, Can. J. Chem., 1969, 47, 3893-8. [all data]

Campbell and Chatterjee, 1968
Campbell, A.N.; Chatterjee, R.M., Orthobaric Data of Certain Pure Liquids in the Neighborhood of the Critical Point, Can. J. Chem., 1968, 46, 575-81. [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]

Simon, 1957
Simon, M., Methods and Apparatus Used at the Bureau of Physicochemical Standards XV. Critical Constants and Straight-Line Diameters of Ten Hydrocarbons, Bull. Soc. Chim. Belg., 1957, 66, 375-81. [all data]

Gornowski, Amick, et al., 1947
Gornowski, E.J.; Amick, E.H.; Hixson, A.N., Pressure-Volume-Temperature Relations of Benzene, Ind. Eng. Chem., 1947, 39, 1348. [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]


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