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Biphenyl

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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 as indicated in comments:
DH - Eugene S. Domalski and Elizabeth D. Hearing
DRB - Donald R. Burgess, Jr.
ALS - Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltafsolid98.2 ± 2.5kJ/molReviewRoux, Temprado, et al., 2008There are sufficient high-quality literature values to make a good evaluation with a high degree of confidence. In general, the evaluated uncertainty limits are on the order of (0.5 to 2.5) kJ/mol.; DRB
Deltafsolid96.7 ± 2.6kJ/molCcbMontgomery, Rossini, et al., 1978ALS
Deltafsolid100.5 ± 1.5kJ/molCcbColeman and Pilcher, 1966ALS
Deltafsolid96.8 ± 4.0kJ/molCcbMackle and O'Hare, 1963ALS
Deltafsolid97.2 ± 1.6kJ/molCcbParks and Vaughan, 1951Reanalyzed by Cox and Pilcher, 1970, Original value = 96.65 kJ/mol; ALS
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltacsolid-6250. ± 20.kJ/molAVGN/AAverage of 7 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
solid,1 bar209.38J/mol*KN/AChirico, Knipmeyer, et al., 1989DH
solid,1 bar209.00J/mol*KN/ASaito, Atake, et al., 1988DH
solid,1 bar205.9J/mol*KN/AHuffman, Parks, et al., 1930Extrapolation below 90 K, 65.4 J/mol*K.; DH

Constant pressure heat capacity of liquid

Cp,liquid (J/mol*K) Temperature (K) Reference Comment
285.3370.Walker, Brooks, et al., 1958T = 200 to 600°F.; DH
301.2422.McEwen, March 31 1956T = 300 to 600°C.; DH
300.0370.Kurbatov, 1950T = 98 to 255°C. Mp 70.8°C.; DH
263.2350.8Forrest, Brugmann, et al., 1931T = 350 to 620 K. Value is unsmoothed experimental datum.; DH
259.54298.Newton, Kaura, et al., 1931T = 100 to 300°C, equation only, in t°C. Cp(liq) = 0.388 + 0.00057t cal/g*K.; DH

Constant pressure heat capacity of solid

Cp,solid (J/mol*K) Temperature (K) Reference Comment
198.39298.15Chirico, Knipmeyer, et al., 1989T = 5 to 700 K.; DH
198.17298.15Saito, Atake, et al., 1988T = 3 to 300 K.; DH
197.7298.15O'Rourke and Mraw, 1983T = 220 to 475 K. Cp = 0.7143 (T/K) - 15.3 (220 to 342.2 K) J/mol*K.; DH
190.300.Wasicki, Radomska, et al., 1982T = 180 to 350 K. Data given graphically. Value estimated from graph.; DH
190.8298.15Ueberreiter and Orthmann, 1950T = 293 to 368 K. Equation only.; DH
197.9298.1Schmidt, 1941T = 20 to 200°C, equations only, in t°C. Cp(c) = 0.2745 + 0.001235t cal/g*K (20 to 69°C); Cp(liq) = 0.3917 + 0.0005206t cal/g*K (69 to 200°C).; DH
197.9303.Spaght, Thomas, et al., 1932T = 30 to 100°C.; DH
194.1294.4Huffman, Parks, et al., 1930T = 93 to 295 K. Value is unsmoothed experimental datum.; DH

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.

Roux, Temprado, et al., 2008
Roux, M.V.; Temprado, M.; Chickos, J.S.; Nagano, Y., Critically Evaluated Thermochemical Properties of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 2008, 37, 4, 1855-1996. [all data]

Montgomery, Rossini, et al., 1978
Montgomery, R.L.; Rossini, F.D.; Mansson, M., Enthalpies of combustion, vaporization, and formation of phenylbenzene, cyclohexylbenzene, and cyclohexylcyclohexane; enthalpy of hydrogenation of certain aromatic systems, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1978, 23, 125-129. [all data]

Coleman and Pilcher, 1966
Coleman, D.J.; Pilcher, G., Heats of combustion of biphenyl, bibenzyl, naphthalene, anthracene, and phenanthrene, Trans. Faraday Soc., 1966, 62, 821-827. [all data]

Mackle and O'Hare, 1963
Mackle, H.; O'Hare, P.A.G., A high-precision aneroid semi-micro combustion calorimeter, Trans. Faraday Soc., 1963, 59, 2693-2701. [all data]

Parks and Vaughan, 1951
Parks, G.S.; Vaughan, L.M., The heat of combustion of biphenyl, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1951, 73, 2380-2381. [all data]

Cox and Pilcher, 1970
Cox, J.D.; Pilcher, G., Thermochemistry of Organic and Organometallic Compounds, Academic Press, New York, 1970, 1-636. [all data]

Chirico, Knipmeyer, et al., 1989
Chirico, R.D.; Knipmeyer, S.E.; Nguyen, A.; Steele, W.V., The thermodynamic properties of biphenyl, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1989, 21, 1307-1331. [all data]

Saito, Atake, et al., 1988
Saito, K.; Atake, T.; Chihara, H., Incommensurate phase transitions and anomalous lattice heat capacities of biphenyl, Bull. Chem. Soc. Japan, 1988, 61, 679-688. [all data]

Huffman, Parks, et al., 1930
Huffman, H.M.; Parks, G.S.; Daniels, A.C., Thermal data on organic compounds. VII. The heat capacities, entropies and free energies of twelve aromatic hydrocarbons, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1930, 52, 1547-1558. [all data]

Walker, Brooks, et al., 1958
Walker, B.E., Jr.; Brooks, M.S.; Ewing, C.T.; Miller, R.R., Specific heat of biphenyl and other polyphenyls. Correlation of specific heat data for phenyl type compounds, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1958, 3, 280-282. [all data]

McEwen, March 31 1956
McEwen, M., Preliminary engineering study of organic nuclear reactor coolant-moderators Monsanto Chemical Co, March 31 1956. [all data]

Kurbatov, 1950
Kurbatov, V.Ya., Specific heats of liquids. III. Specific heat of hydrocarbons with several noncondensed rings, Zhur. Obshch. Khim., 1950, 20, 1139-1144. [all data]

Forrest, Brugmann, et al., 1931
Forrest, H.O.; Brugmann, E.W.; Cummings, L.W.T., The specific heat of diphenyl, Ind. Eng. Chem., 1931, 23, 37-39. [all data]

Newton, Kaura, et al., 1931
Newton, R.F.; Kaura, B.D.; DeVries, T., The specific heat of liquid diphenyl, Ind. Eng. Chem., 1931, 23, 35-37. [all data]

O'Rourke and Mraw, 1983
O'Rourke, D.F.; Mraw, S.C., Heat capacities and enthalpies of fusion of dibenzothiophene (220 to 560 K) and of biphenyl, cyclohexylbenzene, and cyclohexylcyclohexane (220 to 475 K). Enthalpies and temperatures of three transitions in solid cyclohexylcyclohexane, J. Chem. Thermodynam., 1983, 15, 489-502. [all data]

Wasicki, Radomska, et al., 1982
Wasicki, J.; Radomska, M.; Radomski, R., Heat capacities of diphenyl, p-terphenyl and p-quaterphenyl from 180 K to their melting points, J. Therm. Anal., 1982, 25, 509-514. [all data]

Ueberreiter and Orthmann, 1950
Ueberreiter, K.; Orthmann, H.-J., Specifische Wärme, spezifisches Volumen, Temperatur- und Wärme-leittähigkeit einiger disubstituierter Benzole und polycyclischer Systeme, Z. Natursforsch. 5a, 1950, 101-108. [all data]

Schmidt, 1941
Schmidt, W.R., Thesis Washington University (St. Louis), 1941. [all data]

Spaght, Thomas, et al., 1932
Spaght, M.E.; Thomas, S.B.; Parks, G.S., Some heat capacity data on organic compounds obtained with a radiation calorimeter, J. Phys. Chem., 1932, 36, 882-888. [all data]


Notes

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