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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
190.564 ± 0.015Ambrose and Tsonopoulos, 1995 
190.55Friend, Ely, et al., 1989Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.01 K; TRC
190.58Teja, Lee, et al., 1989TRC
190.53Younglove and Ely, 1987Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.05 K; TRC
190.55Kleinrahm and Wagner, 1986Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.01 K; Tc from orthobaric density curve. PRT, IPTS-68,; TRC
190.6Majer and Svoboda, 1985 
190.78Sychev, Vasserman, et al., 1979Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.4 K; TRC
190.55Angus, Armstrong, et al., 1978Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.05 K; TRC
190.55Goodwin, 1974TRC
190.53Prydz and Goodwin, 1972Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.0019 K; TRC
190.78Vennix, Leland, et al., 1970Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.4 K; TRC
190.57Ricci and Scafe, 1969Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC
190.6Grigor and Steele, 1968Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.15 K; TRC
190.3Jones and Rowlinson, 1963Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.4 K; TRC
190.59Bloomer and Parent, 1952Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.4 K; TRC
190.7Bennewitz and Andreewa, 1929Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.4 K; TRC
191.07Keyes, Taylor, et al., 1922Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.6 K; TRC
190.3Cardoso, 1915Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.5 K; TRC
190.30Cardoso, 1915, 2Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.6 K; TRC
191.4Olszewski, 1895Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1. K; TRC; Data excluded from overall average
173.7Dewar, 1884Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 20. K; TRC; Data excluded from overall average
199.7Von Wroblewski, 1884Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 10. K; TRC; Data excluded from overall average
197.5Sarrau, 1882Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 7. K; TRC; Data excluded from overall average

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Ambrose and Tsonopoulos, 1995
Ambrose, D.; Tsonopoulos, C., Vapor-Liquid Critical Properties of Elements and Compounds. 2. Normal Alkenes, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1995, 40, 531-546. [all data]

Friend, Ely, et al., 1989
Friend, D.G.; Ely, J.F.; Ingham, H., Thermophysical Properties of Methane, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1989, 18, 2, 583-638, . [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]

Younglove and Ely, 1987
Younglove, B.A.; Ely, J.F., Thermophysical Properties of Fluids II. Methane, Ethane, Propane, Isobutane, and Normal Butane, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1987, 16, 577. [all data]

Kleinrahm and Wagner, 1986
Kleinrahm, R.; Wagner, W., Measurement and correlation of the equilibrium liquid and vapour densities & the vapour pres. along the coexistence curve of methane, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1986, 18, 739-60. [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]

Sychev, Vasserman, et al., 1979
Sychev, V.V.; Vasserman, A.A.; Zagoruchenko, V.A.; Kozlov, A.D.; Spiridonov, G.A.; Tsymarny, V.A., Thermodynamic Properties of Methane, 1979. [all data]

Angus, Armstrong, et al., 1978
Angus, S.; Armstrong, B.; de Reuck, K.M., International Thermodynamic Tables of the Fluid State - 5 Methane, Pergamon, Oxford, 1978. [all data]

Goodwin, 1974
Goodwin, R.D., The Thermodynamic Properties of Methane, from 90 to 500K at Pressures to 700 Bar, NBS Tech. Note (U. S.) No. 653, 1974. [all data]

Prydz and Goodwin, 1972
Prydz, R.; Goodwin, R.D., Experimental Melting and Vapor Pressures of Methane, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1972, 4, 127-33. [all data]

Vennix, Leland, et al., 1970
Vennix, A.J.; Leland, T.W.; Kobayashi, R., Low-temperature volumetric properties of methane, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1970, 15, 238-243. [all data]

Ricci and Scafe, 1969
Ricci, F.P.; Scafe, E., Orthobaric Density of CH4 in the Critical Region, Phys. Lett. A, 1969, 29, 650-1. [all data]

Grigor and Steele, 1968
Grigor, A.F.; Steele, W.A., Physical properties of fluid ch(4) and cd(4): experimental, J. Chem. Phys., 1968, 48, 1032-1037. [all data]

Jones and Rowlinson, 1963
Jones, I.W.; Rowlinson, J.S., Gas-Liquid Critical Temperatures of Binary Mixtures. Part 2., Trans. Faraday Soc., 1963, 59, 1702-8. [all data]

Bloomer and Parent, 1952
Bloomer, O.T.; Parent, J.D., Physical-chemical properties of methane + nitrogen mixtures, Inst. Gas Technol., Chicago, Res. Bull., 1952, No. 17. [all data]

Bennewitz and Andreewa, 1929
Bennewitz, K.; Andreewa, N., Investigations in the Critical Region III. Energy Measurements by Means of the Joule-Effect, Z. Phys. Chem., Abt. A, 1929, 142, 37. [all data]

Keyes, Taylor, et al., 1922
Keyes, F.G.; Taylor, R.S.; Smith, L.B., The thermodynamic properties of methane, J. Math. Phys. (Cambridge, Mass.), 1922, 1, 211-42. [all data]

Cardoso, 1915
Cardoso, E., Study of the Critical Point of Several Difficultly LIquifiable Gases: Nitrogen, Carbon Monoxide, Oxygen and Methane, J. Chim. Phys. Phys.-Chim. Biol., 1915, 13, 312. [all data]

Cardoso, 1915, 2
Cardoso, E., Experimental determination of the critical constants of oxygen, nitrogen, carbon monoxide and methane., Arch. Sci. Phys. Nat., 1915, 39, 400. [all data]

Olszewski, 1895
Olszewski, K., On the liquefaction of gases, Philos. Mag., 1895, 39, 188. [all data]

Dewar, 1884
Dewar, J., On the Liquefaction of Oxygen and the Critical Volumes of Fluids, Philos. Mag., 1884, 18, 210-6. [all data]

Von Wroblewski, 1884
Von Wroblewski, S., C. R. Hebd. Seances Acad. Sci., 1884, 99, 136-7. [all data]

Sarrau, 1882
Sarrau, E., C. R. Hebd. Seances Acad. Sci., 1882, 94, 718. [all data]


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