Dortmund Data Bank

Entropy of Acetonitrile

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Formula Molar Mass CAS Registry Number Name
C2H3N 41.053 75-05-8 Acetonitrile
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Data Table

T [K] Molar Entropy [J/(mol*K)] State Reference
298.00 242.71 Vapor 1
298.00 243.30 Vapor 2
298.00 243.47 Vapor 3
298.00 243.51 Vapor 4
298.00 243.59 Vapor 5
298.00 245.48 Vapor 6

List of References

Number Source
1 Günthard H.H.; Kováts E.: Thermodynamische Eigenschaften von Methylcyanid (Acetonitril). Helv.Chim.Acta 35 (1952) 1190-1191
2 Thompson H.W.: The Free Energy of Methyl Cyanide, and Equilibrium Constants of some Related Reactions. Trans.Faraday Soc. 37 (1941) 344-352
3 Pillai M.G.K.; Cleveland F.F.: Potential energy constants, rotational distortion constants, and calculated thermodynamic properties for methyl cyanide and methyl isocyanide.. J.Mol.Spectrosc. 5 (1960) 212-217
4 Crowder G.A.; Cook B.R.: Far-Infrared Spectra and Chemical Thermodynamic Properties. Discussion of an Entropy Discrepancy. J.Phys.Chem. 71 (1967) 914-916
5 Ewell R.H.; Bourland J.F.: Thermodynamic Properties of Methyl Cyanide and Methyl Isocyanide. J.Chem.Phys. 8 (1940) 635-636
6 Putnam W.E.; McEachern D.M.; Kilpatrick J.E.: Entropy and Related Thermodynamic Properties of Acetonitrile (Methylcyanide). J.Chem.Phys. 42 (1965) 749-755

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