Dortmund Data Bank

Critical Data of Hexadecane

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Formula Molar Mass CAS Registry Number Name
C16H34 226.446 544-76-3 Hexadecane
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Data Table

T [K] P [kPa] State Reference
717.15   Critical Point 3
722.00   Critical Point 5
722.40 1401.000 Critical Point 6
723.00   Critical Point 1

List of References

Number Source
1 Mogollon E.; Kay W.B.; Teja A.S.: Modified Sealed-Tube Method for the Determination of Critical Temperature.. Ind.Eng.Chem. Fundam. 21 (1982) 173-175
2 Teja A.S.; Gude M.; Rosenthal D.: Novel methods for the measurement of the critical properties of thermally unstable fluids.. Fluid Phase Equilib. 52 (1989) 193-200
3 Ambrose D.: Critical Temperatures of some Phenols and other Organic Compounds.. Trans.Faraday Soc. 59 (1963) 1988-1993
4 Anselme M.J.; Gude M.; Teja A.S.: The Critical Temperatures and Densities of the n-Alkanes from Pentane to Octadecane.. Fluid Phase Equilib. 57 (1990) 317-326
5 Smith R.L., Jr.; Teja A.S.; Kay W.B.: Measurement of Critical Temperatures of Thermally Unstable n-Alkanes. AIChE J. 33 (1987) 232-238
6 Rosenthal D.J.; Teja A.S.: The Critical Properties of n-Alkanes Using a Low-Residence Time Flow Apparatus. AIChE J. 35 (1989) 1829-1834

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