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Reaction thermochemistry data

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Data compiled by: José A. Martinho Simões

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Individual Reactions

Dimethylzinc (l) + (Sulfuric Acid bullet 100Water) (solution) = 2Methane (g) + (zinc sulphate bullet 100Water) (solution)

By formula: C2H6Zn (l) + (H2O4S bullet 100H2O) (solution) = 2CH4 (g) + (O4SZn bullet 100H2O) (solution)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar-81.7 ± 0.2kcal/molRSCCarson, Hartley, et al., 1949Please also see Pedley and Rylance, 1977 and Cox and Pilcher, 1970.

Dimethylzinc (g) = Methyl zinc (g) + Methane (g)

By formula: C2H6Zn (g) = CH3Zn (g) + CH4 (g)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar63.7 ± 1.5kcal/molKinGJackson, 1989 
Deltar66.0 - 71.2kcal/molN/ASmith and Patrick, 1983 
Deltar68.0 ± 4.0kcal/molN/AMcMillen and Golden, 1982 


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Carson, Hartley, et al., 1949
Carson, A.S.; Hartley, K.; Skinner, H.A., Thermochemistry of metal alkyls. Part II.?The bond dissociation energies of some Zn?C and Cd?C bonds, and of Et?I., Trans. Faraday Soc., 1949, 45, 1159, https://doi.org/10.1039/tf9494501159 . [all data]

Pedley and Rylance, 1977
Pedley, J.B.; Rylance, J., Computer Analysed Thermochemical Data: Organic and Organometallic Compounds, University of Sussex, Brigton, 1977. [all data]

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

Jackson, 1989
Jackson, R.L., Chem. Phys. Lett., 1989, 163, 315. [all data]

Smith and Patrick, 1983
Smith, G.P.; Patrick, R., Int. J. Chem. Kinet., 1983, 15, 167. [all data]

McMillen and Golden, 1982
McMillen, D.F.; Golden, D.M., Hydrocarbon bond dissociation energies, Ann. Rev. Phys. Chem., 1982, 33, 493. [all data]


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