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Methane

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Triple point temperature

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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 by: Thermodynamics Research Center, NIST Boulder Laboratories, Kenneth Kroenlein director

Ttriple (K) Reference Comment
90.68Friend, Ely, et al., 1989Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.0003 K; TRC
90.68Younglove and Ely, 1987Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.02 K; TRC
90.68Kleinrahm and Wagner, 1986Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.01 K; TRC
90.68Inaba and Mitsui, 1978Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.005 K; for "normal methane" both on IPTS-68; TRC
90.67Inaba and Mitsui, 1978Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.005 K; for "equilibrium methane both on IPTS-68; TRC
90.68Pavese, Cagna, et al., 1976Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.005 K; TRC
90.67Vogt and Pitzer, 1976Crystal phase 1 phase; Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.02 K; TRC
90.68Kidnay, Lewis, et al., 1975Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.03 K; TRC
90.68Goodwin, 1974Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.02 K; TRC
90.68Prydz and Goodwin, 1972Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.002 K; TRC
90.67Simon and Knobler, 1971Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.01 K; TRC
90.66Goodwin, 1970Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.05 K; TRC
88.65Guereca, Richardson, et al., 1967Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.2 K; TRC; Data excluded from overall average
90.64Fuks, Legros, et al., 1965Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.05 K; TRC
90.66Klipping and Schmidt, 1965Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.06 K; TRC
90.67Colwell, Gill, et al., 1963Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.005 K; Triple point measured in calorimeter with Pt resistance thermometer calibrated against vapor pressure of oxygen.; TRC
90.67Lovejoy, 1963TRC
90.64Ziegler, Mullins, et al., 1962Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.05 K; TRC
90.67Mathot, Staveley, et al., 1956Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.02 K; TRC
90.66Armstrong, Brickwedde, et al., 1955Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.01 K; TRC
90.67Mathot, Staveley, et al., 1955Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.03 K; Triple point values are preliminary; TRC
90.66Armstrong, Brickwedde, et al., 1953Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.02 K; TRC
90.35Tickner and Lossing, 1951Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.5 K; from change in slope of obs. vapor pressure; TRC; Data excluded from overall average
90.63Clusius and Popp, 1940TRC
90.67Clusius and Weigand, 1940Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; See property X for dP/dT for c-l equil.; TRC
90.68Freeth and Verschoyle, 1931Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.05 K; TRC
90.65Parks and Huffman, 1931Crystal phase 1 phase; Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.15 K; TRC
90.25Wiebe and Brevoort, 1930Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.15 K; TRC; Data excluded from overall average
89.85Henning and Stock, 1921Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.2 K; Calculated from vapor pressure eq. of solid.; TRC; Data excluded from overall average
90.000Crommelin, 1912Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC; Data excluded from overall average
90.8Hunter, 1906Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1. K; TRC; Data excluded from overall average
87.4Olszewski, 1885TRC; Data excluded from overall average

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References

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

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]

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]

Inaba and Mitsui, 1978
Inaba, A.; Mitsui, K., Effects of Impurity and of Annealing on the Triple Point of Methane, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., 1978, 17, 1451. [all data]

Pavese, Cagna, et al., 1976
Pavese, F.; Cagna, G.; Ferri, D., The Triple Point of Pure Methane in Proc. Int. Cryog. Eng. Conf. 6, 1976. [all data]

Vogt and Pitzer, 1976
Vogt, G.J.; Pitzer, K.S., Entropy and heat capacity of methane; spin-species conversion, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1976, 8, 1011. [all data]

Kidnay, Lewis, et al., 1975
Kidnay, A.J.; Lewis, K.L.; Calado, J.C.G.; Staveley, L.A.K., The thermodynamics of liquid mixtures of argon + methane, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1975, 7, 847-54. [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]

Simon and Knobler, 1971
Simon, M.; Knobler, C.M., The excess gibbs energy of liquid methane + carbon tetrafluoride at 98 k, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1971, 3, 657. [all data]

Goodwin, 1970
Goodwin, R.D., Thermophysical properties of methane: virial coefficients, vapor and melting pressures, J. Res. Natl. Bur. Stand., Sect. A, 1970, 74, 655. [all data]

Guereca, Richardson, et al., 1967
Guereca, R.A.; Richardson, H.P.; Gordon, J.L.; Walker, J.D.; Cooper, J.L., , U.S. Bur. Mines Inform. Cir. IC 8317, 1967. [all data]

Fuks, Legros, et al., 1965
Fuks, S.; Legros, J.C.; Bellemans, A., Molar volumes of liquid methane and deuteromethane, Physica (Amsterdam), 1965, 31, 606-12. [all data]

Klipping and Schmidt, 1965
Klipping, G.; Schmidt, F., Temperature Measurement with the Vapor Pressure Thermometer, Kaeltetechnik, 1965, 17, 382-4. [all data]

Colwell, Gill, et al., 1963
Colwell, J.H.; Gill, E.K.; Morrison, J.A., Thermodynamic properties of CH4 and CD4. interpretation of the properties of the solids., J. Chem. Phys., 1963, 39, 635-53. [all data]

Lovejoy, 1963
Lovejoy, D.R., Some Boiling and Ptriple Points Below 0 deg C, Nature (London), 1963, 197, 353. [all data]

Ziegler, Mullins, et al., 1962
Ziegler, W.T.; Mullins, J.C.; Kirk, B.S., Calculation of the Vapor Pressure and Heats of Vaporization and Sublimation of Liquids and Solids, Especially Below One Atmosphere Pressure. II. Argon, Ga. Inst. Technol., Eng. Exp. Stn., Proj. A-460, Tech. Rep. No. 2, 1962. [all data]

Mathot, Staveley, et al., 1956
Mathot, V.; Staveley, L.A.K.; Young, J.A.; Parsonage, N.G., Thermodynamic properties of the system methane + carbon monoxide at 90.67 K, Trans. Faraday Soc., 1956, 52, 1488-500. [all data]

Armstrong, Brickwedde, et al., 1955
Armstrong, George T.; Brickwedde, F.G.; Scott, R.B., Vapor pressures of the methanes, J. RES. NATL. BUR. STAN., 1955, 55, 1, 39, https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.055.005 . [all data]

Mathot, Staveley, et al., 1955
Mathot, V.; Staveley, L.A.K.; Young, J.A.; Parsonage, N.G., Thermodynamic properties of the system methane-carbon monoxide at 90 K, J. Chem. Phys., 1955, 23, 1551. [all data]

Armstrong, Brickwedde, et al., 1953
Armstrong, G.T.; Brickwedde, F.G.; Scott, R.B., The Vapor Pressure of the Deuteromethanes, J. Chem. Phys., 1953, 21, 1297. [all data]

Tickner and Lossing, 1951
Tickner, A.W.; Lossing, F.P., The Measurement of Low Vapor Pressures by Means of A Mass Spectrometer, J. Phys. Colloid Chem., 1951, 55, 733-40. [all data]

Clusius and Popp, 1940
Clusius, K.; Popp, L., The molar heats, melting heats and heats of transformation of the condensed gases cd(4) and ch(3)d, Z. Phys. Chem., Abt. B, 1940, 46, 63. [all data]

Clusius and Weigand, 1940
Clusius, K.; Weigand, K., Melting Curves of the Gases A, Kr, Xe, CH4, CH3D, CD4, C2H4, C2H6, COS, and PH3 to 200 Atmospheres Pressure. The Chane of Volume on Melting, Z. Phys. Chem., Abt. B, 1940, 46, 1-37. [all data]

Freeth and Verschoyle, 1931
Freeth, F.A.; Verschoyle, T.T.H., Physical Constants of the System Methane-Hydrogen, Proc. R. Soc. London, A, 1931, 130, 453. [all data]

Parks and Huffman, 1931
Parks, G.S.; Huffman, H.M., Some fusion and transition data for hydrocarbons, Ind. Eng. Chem., 1931, 23, 1138-9. [all data]

Wiebe and Brevoort, 1930
Wiebe, R.; Brevoort, M.J., The heat capacity of saturated liquid nitrogen and methane from the boiling point to the critical temperature., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1930, 52, 622. [all data]

Henning and Stock, 1921
Henning, F.; Stock, A., Saturation Pressure of Some Vapors Between 10 and -181 deg C, Z. Phys., 1921, 4, 226-40. [all data]

Crommelin, 1912
Crommelin, C.-A., On the triple point of methane, Proc. K. Ned. Akad. Wet., 1912, 15, 666. [all data]

Hunter, 1906
Hunter, M.A., The Molecular Aggregation of Liquified Gases, J. Phys. Chem., 1906, 10, 330-60. [all data]

Olszewski, 1885
Olszewski, K., Liquefaction and solidification of methane and nitrogen dioxide., C. R. Hebd. Seances Acad. Sci., 1885, 100, 940-3. [all data]


Notes

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