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Ethane

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Critical temperature

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

Tc (K) Reference Comment
305.32 ± 0.04Ambrose and Tsonopoulos, 1995 
305.370Colgate, Sivaraman, et al., 1992Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC
305.32Friend, Ingham, et al., 1991Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC
305.33Jangkamolkulchai and Luks, 1989Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC
305.42Teja, Lee, et al., 1989TRC
305.39Brunner, 1988Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC
305.61Brunner, 1987Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.03 K; Visual, optical cell 30cm high. TE cal. vs PRT; TRC
305.34Younglove and Ely, 1987Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.05 K; TRC
305.61Brunner, 1985Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; Visual, optical cell 30cm high. TE cal. vs PRT; TRC
305.4Majer and Svoboda, 1985 
305.380Morrison and Kincaid, 1984Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC
305.32Sychev, Vasserman, et al., 1982Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC
305.370Morrison, 1981Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.02 K; TRC
305.370Morrison, 1981Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.02 K; TRC
305.340Bulavin and Shimanskii, 1979Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC
305.220Burton and Balzarini, 1974Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.2 K; TRC
305.360Strumpf, Collings, et al., 1974Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC
305.33Douslin and Harrison, 1973Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.03 K; PVT, PRT, IPTS-68, PP.; TRC
305.35Efremova and Shvarts, 1972Vis, agreement with literature evidence of sample purity; TRC
305.350Bulavin, Ostanevich, et al., 1971Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC
305.3Khazanova and Sominskaya, 1971Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.03 K; TRC
305.35Miniovich and Sorina, 1971Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.05 K; TRC
305.49Chashkin, Smirnov, et al., 1970Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.4 K; TRC
305.330Sliwinski, 1969Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC
305.30Tsiklis and Prokhorov, 1967TRC
305.60Khodeeva, 1966TRC
305.5Kay, 1964Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.4 K; TRC
305.47Palmer, 1954Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.2 K; TRC
305.34Schmidt and Thomas, 1954Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC
305.1Kay and Brice, 1953Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.44 K; TRC
305.32Whiteway and Mason, 1953Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC
304.26Kay and Nevens, 1952Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.4 K; TRC; Data excluded from overall average
305.470Atack and Schneider, 1950Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.4 K; TRC
305.3Lu, Newitt, et al., 1941Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.2 K; TRC
305.Kay, 1940Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.4 K; TRC
305.38Mason, Naldrett, et al., 1940Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.2 K; TRC
305.42Beattie, Su, et al., 1939Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.2 K; TRC
305.Kay, 1938Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.55 K; TRC
306.Sage, Webster, et al., 1937Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.33 K; TRC; Data excluded from overall average
305.47Price, 1915Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.6 K; TRC
305.25Cardoso and Bell, 1912Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.6 K; TRC
305.31Kuenen, 1903Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1. K; TRC
305.10Kuenen and Robson, 1902Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.6 K; TRC
307.Olszewski, 1895Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; TRC; Data excluded from overall average
307.7Hainlen, 1894Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; TRC; Data excluded from overall average
308.2Dewar, 1884Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 3. K; TRC; 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.

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]

Colgate, Sivaraman, et al., 1992
Colgate, S.O.; Sivaraman, A.; Dejsupa, C., Sonic speed and critical point measurements in ethane by the acoustic resonance method, Fluid Phase Equilib., 1992, 76, 175-85. [all data]

Friend, Ingham, et al., 1991
Friend, D.G.; Ingham, H.; Ely, J.F., Thermophysical properties of ethane, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1991, 20(2), 275-347. [all data]

Jangkamolkulchai and Luks, 1989
Jangkamolkulchai, A.; Luks, K.D., Partial miscibility behavior of the methane + ethane + n-docosane and the methane + ethane + n-tetradecylbenzene ternary mixtures, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1989, 34, 92. [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]

Brunner, 1987
Brunner, E., Fluid mixtures at high pressures VI. Phase separation and critical phenomina in 18 binary mixtures containing either pyridine or ethanoic acid, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1987, 19, 823. [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]

Brunner, 1985
Brunner, E., Fluid mixtures at high pressures II. Phase separation and critical phenomena of (ethane + an n-alkanol) and of (ethene + methanol) and (propane + methanol), J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1985, 17, 871. [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]

Morrison and Kincaid, 1984
Morrison, G.; Kincaid, J.M., Critical Point Measurements on Nearly Polydisperse Fluids, AIChE J., 1984, 30, 257. [all data]

Sychev, Vasserman, et al., 1982
Sychev, V.V.; Vasserman, A.A.; Kozlov, A.D.; Zagoruchenko, V.A.; Spiridonov, G.A.; Tsymarny, V.A., Thermodynamic Properties of Ethane, Standards Publishing House, 1982. [all data]

Morrison, 1981
Morrison, G., Effect of water on the critical points of carbon dioxide and ethane, J. Phys. Chem., 1981, 85, 759-61. [all data]

Bulavin and Shimanskii, 1979
Bulavin, L.A.; Shimanskii, Yu.I., Zh. Eksp. Teor. Fiz., 1979, 29, 482-5. [all data]

Burton and Balzarini, 1974
Burton, M.; Balzarini, D., Can. J. Phys., 1974, 52, 2011-3. [all data]

Strumpf, Collings, et al., 1974
Strumpf, H.J.; Collings, A.F.; Pings, C.J., Viscosity of Xenon and Ethane in the critical region, J. Chem. Phys., 1974, 60, 3109-23. [all data]

Douslin and Harrison, 1973
Douslin, D.R.; Harrison, R.H., Pressure, Volume, Temperature Relations of Ethane, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1973, 5, 491-512. [all data]

Efremova and Shvarts, 1972
Efremova, G.D.; Shvarts, A.V., Higher-order Critical Phenomena in Ternary Systems. The Methanol-Carbon Dioxide-Ethane System, Russ. J. Phys. Chem. (Engl. Transl.), 1972, 46, 237-239. [all data]

Bulavin, Ostanevich, et al., 1971
Bulavin, L.A.; Ostanevich, Yu.M.; Simkina, A.P.; Stelkov, A.V., Ukr. Fiz. Zh. (Ukr. Ed.), 1971, 16, 90. [all data]

Khazanova and Sominskaya, 1971
Khazanova, N.E.; Sominskaya, E.E., Changes in the Volume of Ethane Near Its Critical Point, Russ. J. Phys. Chem. (Engl. Transl.), 1971, 45, 88-9. [all data]

Miniovich and Sorina, 1971
Miniovich, V.M.; Sorina, G.A., P-V-T Relations for Ethane in the Vicinity of Its Critical Point of the critical point of ethane: I p-v-t relations for ethane in the vicintiy of its critical point, Russ. J. Phys. Chem. (Engl. Transl.), 1971, 45, 306-7. [all data]

Chashkin, Smirnov, et al., 1970
Chashkin, Yu.R.; Smirnov, V.A.; Voronel, A.V., Study of the ethane coexistence curve shape near the critical point using the method of quasistatic thermograms, Teplofiz. Svoistva Veshchestv Mater., 1970, 2, 139. [all data]

Sliwinski, 1969
Sliwinski, P., The lorentz-lorenz function of gaseous and liquid ethane, propane and butane, Z. Phys. Chem. (Munich), 1969, 63, 263-79. [all data]

Tsiklis and Prokhorov, 1967
Tsiklis, D.S.; Prokhorov, V.M., Phase equilibria in systems containing fluorine compounds, Zh. Fiz. Khim., 1967, 41, 2195-9. [all data]

Khodeeva, 1966
Khodeeva, S.M., Visual Observation of Gas-Gas Mixture, Russ. J. Phys. Chem. (Engl. Transl.), 1966, 40, 1061-3. [all data]

Kay, 1964
Kay, W.B., P-T-x Diagrams in the Critical Region. Acetone-n-Alkane Systems, J. Phys. Chem., 1964, 68, 827-31. [all data]

Palmer, 1954
Palmer, H.B., Schlieren Studies in the Critical Region, J. Chem. Phys., 1954, 22, 625. [all data]

Schmidt and Thomas, 1954
Schmidt, E.; Thomas, W., Precise Determination of the Critical Points of Carbon Dioxide and Ethane by Measuring Light Refraction, Forsch. Geb. Ingenieurw., 1954, 20B, 161-70. [all data]

Kay and Brice, 1953
Kay, W.B.; Brice, D.B., Liquid-Vapor Equilibrium Relations in Ethane-Hydrogen Sulfide System, Ind. Eng. Chem., 1953, 45, 615-8. [all data]

Whiteway and Mason, 1953
Whiteway, S.G.; Mason, S.G., Coexistence Phenonena in the Critical region II. Influence of Gravity on the Coexistence Curves of Ethane, Ethylene, and Xenon, Can. J. Chem., 1953, 31, 569-84. [all data]

Kay and Nevens, 1952
Kay, W.B.; Nevens, T.D., Liquid-Vapor Equilibrium Relations in Binary Systems: the Ethane-benzene SYStem, Chem. Eng. Prog., Symp. Ser., 1952, 48, 3, 108. [all data]

Atack and Schneider, 1950
Atack, D.; Schneider, W.G., J. Phys. Chem., 1950, 54, 1323. [all data]

Lu, Newitt, et al., 1941
Lu, H.; Newitt, D.M.; Ruhemann, M., Two-phase Equilibrium in Binary and Ternary Systems IV. The System Ethane-Propylene, Proc. R. Soc. London, A, 1941, 178, 506-25. [all data]

Kay, 1940
Kay, W.B., Liquid-Vapor Equilibrium Relations in Binary Systems. The Ethane- Butane System, Ind. Eng. Chem., 1940, 32, 353-7. [all data]

Mason, Naldrett, et al., 1940
Mason, S.G.; Naldrett, S.N.; Maass, O., A Study of the Coexistence of the Liquid and Gaseous States of Aggregation in the Critical-temperaturtte Region. Ethane, Can. J. Res., Sect. B, 1940, 18, 103-17. [all data]

Beattie, Su, et al., 1939
Beattie, J.A.; Su, G.-J.; Simard, G.L., The Critical Constants of Ethane, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1939, 61, 924. [all data]

Kay, 1938
Kay, W.B., Liquid-Vapor Phase Equilibrium Relations in the Ethane-n-Heptane Syst., Ind. Eng. Chem., 1938, 30, 459-65. [all data]

Sage, Webster, et al., 1937
Sage, B.H.; Webster, D.C.; Lacey, W.N., Phase Equilibria in Hydrocarbon Systems: Thermodynamic Properties of Ethane ethane, Ind. Eng. Chem., 1937, 29, 658-666. [all data]

Price, 1915
Price, T.W., XX. Osmotic Pressure of Alcoholic Solutions. Part I. Vapour Pressures and Densities, J. Chem. Soc., 1915, 107, 188-98. [all data]

Cardoso and Bell, 1912
Cardoso, E.; Bell, R., Critical constants of ethane, carbon dioxide and sulfur dioxide, J. Chim. Phys. Phys.-Chim. Biol., 1912, 10, 497. [all data]

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

Kuenen and Robson, 1902
Kuenen, J.P.; Robson, W.G., Vapor-pressures of carbon dioxide and of ehane at temperatures below 0 deg C., Philos. Mag., 1902, 3, 149-59. [all data]

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

Hainlen, 1894
Hainlen, A., Propane and Ethane in the Liquid State., Justus Liebigs Ann. Chem., 1894, 282, 229-45. [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]


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