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Maleic anhydride

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Reaction thermochemistry data

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Data compiled by: H.Y. Afeefy, J.F. Liebman, and S.E. Stein

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Individual Reactions

Maleic anhydride + 1,3-Cyclopentadiene = Carbic anhydride

By formula: C4H2O3 + C5H6 = C9H8O3

Deltar-104. ± 2.kJ/molCmBreslauer and Kabakoff, 1974liquid phase; solvent: Dioxane
Deltar-107.9kJ/molCmRogers and Quan, 1973liquid phase; Gas phase Diels-Alder

Maleic anhydride + Anthracene = Anthracene-maleic anhydride Diels-Alder adduct

By formula: C4H2O3 + C14H10 = C18H12O3

Deltar-93. ± 2.kJ/molCmKiselev, Mavrin, et al., 1982liquid phase; solvent: Benzene
Deltar-93.7kJ/molEqkLenz, Hegedus, et al., 1982liquid phase; solvent: 1,2,4-C6H3Cl3

Maleic anhydride + Furan, 2-methyl- = 7-Oxabicyclo[2.2.1]hept-5-ene-2,3-dicarboxylic anhydride, 1-methyl-, exo

By formula: C4H2O3 + C5H6O = C9H8O4

Deltar-58.5kJ/molCmBalbi, 1991liquid phase; solvent: Dioxane
Deltar-60.kJ/molCmSparks and Poling, 1983solid phase; solvent: Dioxane

Maleic anhydride + Water = Maleic acid

By formula: C4H2O3 + H2O = C4H4O4

Deltar-34.9 ± 0.8kJ/molCmConn, Kistiakowsky, et al., 1942liquid phase; Heat of hydroysis at 303 K

Maleic anhydride + Anthracene, 9-phenyl- = C24H16O3

By formula: C4H2O3 + C20H14 = C24H16O3

Deltar-427.2kJ/molEqkLenz, Hegedus, et al., 1982liquid phase; solvent: 1,2,4-C6H3Cl3

1,3-Isobenzofurandione, 3a,4,7,7a-tetrahydro- = 1,3-Butadiene + Maleic anhydride

By formula: C8H8O3 = C4H6 + C4H2O3

Deltar283.62 ± 0.96kJ/molCmGhitau, Ciopec, et al., 1983solid phase; At 65 to 90°C

Maleic anhydride + 1-Butanol = 2-Butenedioic acid (Z)-, monobutyl ester

By formula: C4H2O3 + C4H10O = C8H12O4

Deltar-39.kJ/molKinMerca, Poraicu, et al., 1978solid phase; solvent: n-Butanol; DTA

1,3-Butadiene + Maleic anhydride = 1,3-Isobenzofurandione, 3a,4,7,7a-tetrahydro-

By formula: C4H6 + C4H2O3 = C8H8O3

Deltar-283.62kJ/molCmGhitau, Ciopec, et al., 1983liquid phase

Maleic anhydride + 1-Propanol = propyl hydrogen maleate

By formula: C4H2O3 + C3H8O = propyl hydrogen maleate

Deltar-35.kJ/molKinTribunescu, Poraicu, et al., 1978liquid phase

Benzenamine, 4-bromo- + Maleic anhydride = 2-Butenoic acid, 4-[(4-bromophenyl)amino]-4-oxo, (Z)-

By formula: C6H6BrN + C4H2O3 = C10H8BrNO3

Deltar14.kJ/molCmSrivastava, 1979solid phase

p-Chloroaniline + Maleic anhydride = Maleanilic acid, 4' chloro-

By formula: C6H6ClN + C4H2O3 = C10H8ClNO3

Deltar13.kJ/molCmSrivastava, 1979solid phase

Chlorendic anhydride = Maleic anhydride + Hexachlorocyclopentadiene

By formula: C9H2Cl6O3 = C4H2O3 + C5Cl6

Deltar315.kJ/molIonVijayakumar and Fink, 1983solid phase


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Breslauer and Kabakoff, 1974
Breslauer, K.J.; Kabakoff, D.S., Enthalpy of the Diels-Alder reaction of cyclopentadiene and maleic anhydride, J. Org. Chem., 1974, 39, 721-722. [all data]

Rogers and Quan, 1973
Rogers, F.E.; Quan, S.W., Thermochemistry of the Diels-Alder reaction. III. Heat of addition of cyclopentadience to maleic anhydride, J. Phys. Chem., 1973, 77, 828-831. [all data]

Kiselev, Mavrin, et al., 1982
Kiselev, V.D.; Mavrin, G.V.; Konovalov, A.I., Thermodynamic principles of the occurrence of a Diels-Alder reaction in the presence of a Lewis acid, Zh. Org. Khim., 1982, 18, 2505-2510. [all data]

Lenz, Hegedus, et al., 1982
Lenz, T.G.; Hegedus, L.S.; Vaughan, J.D., Liquid phase thermochemical energy conversion systems - an application of Diels-Alder chemistry, Int. J. Energy Res., 1982, 6, 357-365. [all data]

Balbi, 1991
Balbi, N., Dynamic calorimetry in the study of Diels-Alder reaction, Calorim. Anal. Therm., 1991, 22, 299-304. [all data]

Sparks and Poling, 1983
Sparks, B.G.; Poling, B.E., Energy storage capacity of reversible liquid-phase Diels Alder reaction between maleic anhydride and 2-methyl furan, Am. Inst. Chem. Eng. Symp. Ser. (AIChE Symp. Ser.), 1983, 29, 534-537. [all data]

Conn, Kistiakowsky, et al., 1942
Conn, J.B.; Kistiakowsky, G.B.; Roberts, R.M.; Smith, E.A., Heats of organic reactions. XIII. Heats of hydrolysis of some acid anhydrides, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1942, 64, 1747-17. [all data]

Ghitau, Ciopec, et al., 1983
Ghitau, M.; Ciopec, M.; Pintea, O., Study on Diels-Alder reaction for the synthesis of tetrahydrophthalic anhydride, Rev. Chim. (Bucharest), 1983, 34, 299-305. [all data]

Merca, Poraicu, et al., 1978
Merca, E.; Poraicu, M.; Tribunescu, P., Kinetics of maleic monoester formation with n-butanol, Bull. Stiint. Teh. Inst. Politeh. "Traian Vuia" Timisoara, Ser. Chim., 1978, 23, 160-163. [all data]

Tribunescu, Poraicu, et al., 1978
Tribunescu, P.; Poraicu, M.; Merca, E.; Facsko, O., Kinetics of mono-N-propylmaleate synthesis, Bull. Stiint. Teh. Inst. Politeh. "Traian Vuia" Timisoara, Ser. Chim., 1978, 23, 147-151. [all data]

Srivastava, 1979
Srivastava, A.K., Solid-state reactions between maleic anhydride and substituted aromactic amines, Z. Phys. Chem. (Leipzig), 1979, 260, 630-640. [all data]

Vijayakumar and Fink, 1983
Vijayakumar, C.T.; Fink, J.K., Heat of formation of the Diels-Alder adduct of hexachlorocyclopentadiene and maleic anhydride by appearance-energy measurements, Org. Mass Spectrom., 1983, 18, 134. [all data]


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