Dortmund Data Bank

Std. Heat of Combustion 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] Molar Enthalpy [J/mol] State Reference
298.00 -10700900.00 Liquid 1
298.15 -10698100.00 Liquid 2

List of References

Number Source
1 Prosen E.J.; Rossini F.D.: Heats of combustion of eight normal paraffin hydrocarbons in the liquid state.. J.Res. NBS 33 (1944) 255-272
2 Beckhaus H.-D.; Kratt G.; Lay K.; Geiselmann J.; Ruechardt C.; Kitschke B.; Lindner H.-J.: XIII. 3,4-Dicyclohexyl-3,4-Dimethylhexane - Standard Heat of Formation, Thermal Stability and Structure. Chem.Ber. 113 (1980) 3441-3455

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