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Pentadecane

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Phase change 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:
BS - Robert L. Brown and Stephen E. Stein
TRC - Thermodynamics Research Center, NIST Boulder Laboratories, Chris Muzny, director
AC - William E. Acree, Jr., James S. Chickos
CAL - James S. Chickos, William E. Acree, Jr., Joel F. Liebman, Students of Chem 202 (Introduction to the Literature of Chemistry), University of Missouri -- St. Louis
DH - Eugene S. Domalski and Elizabeth D. Hearing

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tboil540. ± 20.KAVGN/AAverage of 9 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tfus283.0 ± 0.1KAVGN/AAverage of 19 out of 24 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Ttriple283.10KN/AMesserly, Guthrie, et al., 1967Crystal phase 1 phase; Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.05 K; TRC
Ttriple283.10KN/AFinke, Gross, et al., 1954Crystal phase 1 phase; Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.02 K; TRC
Ttriple283.100KN/AWaddington, 1950Crystal phase 1 phase; Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.2 K; TRC
Ttriple283.090KN/AWaddington, 1950Crystal phase 1 phase; Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.2 K; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tc708. ± 2.KAVGN/AAverage of 10 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Pc15. ± 2.barN/AAmbrose and Tsonopoulos, 1995 
Pc14.79barN/ARosenthal and Teja, 1989Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.0002 bar; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Vc0.966l/molN/AAmbrose and Tsonopoulos, 1995 
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
rhoc1.0 ± 0.2mol/lN/AAmbrose and Tsonopoulos, 1995 
rhoc1.04mol/lN/AAnselme, Gude, et al., 1990Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.003 mol/l; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltavap76.1 ± 0.8kJ/molAVGN/AAverage of 8 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltasub107.8kJ/molBMorawetz, 1972AC

Reduced pressure boiling point

Tboil (K) Pressure (bar) Reference Comment
409.20.013Weast and Grasselli, 1989BS

Enthalpy of vaporization

DeltavapH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
72.9334.CViton, Chavret, et al., 1996AC
71.8344.CViton, Chavret, et al., 1996AC
67.5381.AStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 366. - 409. K.; AC
59.6462.AStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 447. - 546. K. See also Camin and Rossini, 1955.; AC
66.4350.GSAllemand, Jose, et al., 1986Based on data from 333. - 409. K.; AC
70.8353.CSunner and Svensson, 1979AC
68.8373.CSunner and Svensson, 1979AC
72.2 ± 1.2333.CSunner and Svensson, 1979AC
61.9447.MEUbbelohde, 1938Based on data from 430. - 464. K.; AC

Enthalpy of vaporization

ΔvapH = A exp(-βTr) (1 − Tr)β
    ΔvapH = Enthalpy of vaporization (at saturation pressure) (kJ/mol)
    Tr = reduced temperature (T / Tc)

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Temperature (K) A (kJ/mol) beta Tc (K) Reference Comment
298. - 373.106.80.3496707.Majer and Svoboda, 1985 

Antoine Equation Parameters

log10(P) = A − (B / (T + C))
    P = vapor pressure (bar)
    T = temperature (K)

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Temperature (K) A B C Reference
442.84 - 543.74.149351789.658-111.859Camin and Rossini, 1955

Enthalpy of fusion

DeltafusH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
34.2282.7DSCMondieig, Rajabalee, et al., 2004AC
34.6283.1N/ADomalski and Hearing, 1996AC

Entropy of fusion

DeltafusS (J/mol*K) Temperature (K) Reference Comment
33.85270.9Domalski and Hearing, 1996CAL
122.17283.1

Enthalpy of phase transition

DeltaHtrs (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Initial Phase Final Phase Reference Comment
9.167270.9crystaline, IIcrystaline, IFinke, Gross, et al., 1954, 2DH
34.593283.11crystaline, IliquidFinke, Gross, et al., 1954, 2DH

Entropy of phase transition

DeltaStrs (J/mol*K) Temperature (K) Initial Phase Final Phase Reference Comment
33.84270.9crystaline, IIcrystaline, IFinke, Gross, et al., 1954, 2DH
122.19283.11crystaline, IliquidFinke, Gross, et al., 1954, 2DH

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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.

Messerly, Guthrie, et al., 1967
Messerly, J.F.; Guthrie, G.B.; Todd, S.S.; Finke, H.L., Low-Temperature Thermal Data for n-Pentane, n-Heptadecane and n-Octadecane. Revised Thermodynamic Functions for ther n-Alkanes, C5 - C18, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1967, 12, 338-46. [all data]

Finke, Gross, et al., 1954
Finke, H.L.; Gross, M.E.; Waddington, G.; Huffman, H.M., Low-Temperature Thermal Data for the Nine Normal Paraffin Hydrocarbons from Octane to Hexadecane, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1954, 76, 333-41. [all data]

Waddington, 1950
Waddington, G., Personal Commun., U. S. Bur. Mines, Bartlesville, OK, March 2, 1950. [all data]

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]

Rosenthal and Teja, 1989
Rosenthal, D.J.; Teja, A.S., The Critical Properties of n-Alkanes Using a Low-Residence Time Flow Apparatus, AIChE J., 1989, 35, 1829. [all data]

Anselme, Gude, et al., 1990
Anselme, M.J.; Gude, M.; Teja, A.S., The Critical Temperatures and Densities of the n-Alkanes from Pentane to Octadecane, Fluid Phase Equilib., 1990, 57, 317-26. [all data]

Morawetz, 1972
Morawetz, Ernst, Correlation of sublimation enthalpies at 298.15 K with molecular structure for planar aromatic hydrocarbons, The Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 1972, 4, 3, 461-467, https://doi.org/10.1016/0021-9614(72)90030-4 . [all data]

Weast and Grasselli, 1989
CRC Handbook of Data on Organic Compounds, 2nd Editon, Weast,R.C and Grasselli, J.G., ed(s)., CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL, 1989, 1. [all data]

Viton, Chavret, et al., 1996
Viton, C.; Chavret, M.; Jose, J., Enthalpies of vaporization of normal alkanes from nonane to pentadecane at temperatures from 298 to 359 K, ELDATA: Int. Electron. J. Phys. Chem. Data, 1996, 2, 3, 103. [all data]

Stephenson and Malanowski, 1987
Stephenson, Richard M.; Malanowski, Stanislaw, Handbook of the Thermodynamics of Organic Compounds, 1987, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-3173-2 . [all data]

Camin and Rossini, 1955
Camin, David L.; Rossini, Frederick D., Physical Properties of Fourteen API Research Hydrocarbons, C 9 to C 15, J. Phys. Chem., 1955, 59, 11, 1173-1179, https://doi.org/10.1021/j150533a014 . [all data]

Allemand, Jose, et al., 1986
Allemand, Nadine; Jose, Jacques; Merlin, J.C., Mesure des pressions de vapeur d'hydrocarbures C10 A C18n-alcanes etn-alkylbenzenes dans le domaine 3-1000 pascal, Thermochimica Acta, 1986, 105, 79-90, https://doi.org/10.1016/0040-6031(86)85225-X . [all data]

Sunner and Svensson, 1979
Sunner, Stig; Svensson, Christer, Twin calorimeter for the determination of enthalpies of vaporization of small samples from 300 to 420 K, J. Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans. 1, 1979, 75, 0, 2359, https://doi.org/10.1039/f19797502359 . [all data]

Ubbelohde, 1938
Ubbelohde, A.R., Structure and thermodynamic properties of long-chain compounds, Trans. Faraday Soc., 1938, 34, 282, https://doi.org/10.1039/tf9383400282 . [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]

Mondieig, Rajabalee, et al., 2004
Mondieig, D.; Rajabalee, F.; Metivaud, V.; Oonk, H.A.J.; Cuevas-Diarte, M.A., n -Alkane Binary Molecular Alloys, Chem. Mater., 2004, 16, 5, 786-798, https://doi.org/10.1021/cm031169p . [all data]

Domalski and Hearing, 1996
Domalski, Eugene S.; Hearing, Elizabeth D., Heat Capacities and Entropies of Organic Compounds in the Condensed Phase. Volume III, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1996, 25, 1, 1, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.555985 . [all data]

Finke, Gross, et al., 1954, 2
Finke, H.L.; Gross, M.E.; Waddington, G.; Huffman, H.M., Low-temperature thermal data for the nine normal paraffin hydrocarbons from octane to hexadecane, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1954, 76, 333-341. [all data]


Notes

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