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Butane

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Condensed 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 by: Eugene S. Domalski and Elizabeth D. Hearing

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
liquid231.0J/mol*KN/AAston and Messerly, 1940Using extrapolated values of Cp 273 to 298 K for the superheated liquid.
liquid226.8J/mol*KN/AParks, Shomate, et al., 1937Calculated from heat capacity data reported by 31HUF/PAR. Extrapolation below 67 K, 41.34 J/mol*K.
liquid229.7J/mol*KN/AHuffman, Parks, et al., 1931Extrapolation below 90 K, 48.95 J/mol*K. Extrapolated above 262 K.

Constant pressure heat capacity of liquid

Cp,liquid (J/mol*K) Temperature (K) Reference Comment
132.42270.Aston and Messerly, 1940T = 11 to 270 K.
129.7261.8Huffman, Parks, et al., 1931T = 69 to 262 K. Value is unsmoothed experimental datum.

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.

Aston and Messerly, 1940
Aston, J.G.; Messerly, G.H., The heat capacity and entropy, heats of fusion and vaporization and the vapor pressure of n-butane, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1940, 62, 1917-1923. [all data]

Parks, Shomate, et al., 1937
Parks, G.S.; Shomate, C.H.; Kennedy, W.D.; Crawford, B.L., Jr., The entropies of n-butane and isobutane, with some heat capacity data for isobutane, J. Chem. Phys., 1937, 5, 359-363. [all data]

Huffman, Parks, et al., 1931
Huffman, H.M.; Parks, G.S.; Barmore, M., Thermal data on organic compounds. X. Further studies on the heat capacities, entropies and free energies of hydrocarbons, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1931, 53, 3876-3888. [all data]


Notes

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