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Propane

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Gas phase thermochemistry 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:
ALS - H.Y. Afeefy, J.F. Liebman, and S.E. Stein
GT - Glushko Thermocenter, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow

QuantityValueUnitsMethodReferenceComment
Deltafgas-104.7 ± 0.50kJ/molCcbPittam and Pilcher, 1972ALS
Deltafgas-103.8 ± 0.59kJ/molCcbProsen and Rossini, 1945Hf derived from Heat of Hydrogenation; ALS
QuantityValueUnitsMethodReferenceComment
Deltacgas-2219.2 ± 0.46kJ/molCcbPittam and Pilcher, 1972Corresponding «DELTA»fgas = -104.7 kJ/mol (simple calculation by NIST; no Washburn corrections); ALS
Deltacgas-2204.0 ± 0.54kJ/molCcbProsen and Rossini, 1945Hf derived from Heat of Hydrogenation; Corresponding «DELTA»fgas = -119.8 kJ/mol (simple calculation by NIST; no Washburn corrections); ALS
Deltacgas-2219.9 ± 0.50kJ/molCcbRossini, 1934Corresponding «DELTA»fgas = -103.9 kJ/mol (simple calculation by NIST; no Washburn corrections); ALS
Deltacgas-2207.kJ/molCcbGuinchant, 1918Corresponding «DELTA»fgas = -117. kJ/mol (simple calculation by NIST; no Washburn corrections); ALS

Constant pressure heat capacity of gas

Cp,gas (J/mol*K)Temperature (K)ReferenceComment
34.0650.Chao J., 1973Recommended values are in good agreement with those calculated by [ Pitzer K.S., 1944].; GT
41.30100.
48.79150.
56.07200.
68.74273.15
73.60298.15
73.93300.
94.01400.
112.59500.
128.70600.
142.67700.
154.77800.
165.35900.
174.601000.
182.671100.
189.741200.
195.851300.
201.211400.
205.891500.

Constant pressure heat capacity of gas

Cp,gas (J/mol*K)Temperature (K)ReferenceComment
48.91148.2Ernst G., 1970Please also see Kistiakowsky G.B., 1940, Kistiakowsky G.B., 1940, 2, Dailey B.P., 1943.; GT
50.38157.8
58.58213.1
59.29219.2
65.90258.0
67.74272.38
72.67 ± 0.07293.15
73.55300.37
76.11 ± 0.08313.15
80.30 ± 0.08333.15
80.54334.05
82.26343.65
84.40 ± 0.08353.15
85.19360.05
87.45368.55
90.46387.75
104.89452.55
116.69521.15
121.75561.95
128.66603.25
140.62693.15

References

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Pittam and Pilcher, 1972
Pittam, D.A.; Pilcher, G., Measurements of heats of combustion by flame calorimetry. Part 8.-Methane, ethane, propane, n-butane and 2-methylpropane, J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. 1, 1972, 68, 2224-2229. [all data]

Prosen and Rossini, 1945
Prosen, E.J.; Rossini, F.D., Heats of combustion and formation of the paraffin hydrocarbons at 25° C, J. Res. NBS, 1945, 263-267. [all data]

Rossini, 1934
Rossini, F.D., Calorimetric determination of the heats of combustion of ethane, propane, normal butane, and normal pentane, J. Res. NBS, 1934, 12, 735-750. [all data]

Guinchant, 1918
Guinchant, M.J., Etude sur la fonction acide dans les derives metheniques et methiniques, Ann. Chem., 1918, 10, 30-84. [all data]

Chao J., 1973
Chao J., Ideal gas thermodynamic properties of ethane and propane, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1973, 2, 427-438. [all data]

Pitzer K.S., 1944
Pitzer K.S., Thermodynamics of gaseous paraffins. Specific heat and related properties, Ind. Eng. Chem., 1944, 36, 829-831. [all data]

Ernst G., 1970
Ernst G., Ideal and real gas state heat capacities Cp of C3H8, i-C4H10, C2F5Cl, CH2ClCF3, CF2ClCFCl2, and CHF2Cl, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1970, 2, 787-791. [all data]

Kistiakowsky G.B., 1940
Kistiakowsky G.B., The low temperature gaseous heat capacities of certain C3 hydrocarbons, J. Chem. Phys., 1940, 8, 970-977. [all data]

Kistiakowsky G.B., 1940, 2
Kistiakowsky G.B., Gaseous heat capacities. II, J. Chem. Phys., 1940, 8, 610-618. [all data]

Dailey B.P., 1943
Dailey B.P., The heat capacities at higher temperatures of ethane and propane, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1943, 65, 42-44. [all data]


Notes

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