Dortmund Data Bank

Heat of Fusion of Methane

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Formula Molar Mass CAS Registry Number Name
CH4 16.043 74-82-8 Methane
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Data Table

T [K] P [kPa] Molar Enthalpy [J/mol] State Reference
90.50 101.325 973.40 Solid-Liquid 2
90.60   937.80 Solid-Liquid 3
90.68   928.40 Solid-Liquid-Vapor 1
90.68   928.43 Solid-Liquid 1

List of References

Number Source
1 Colwell J.H.; Gill E.K.; Morrison J.A.: Thermodynamic Properties of CH4 and CD4. Interpretation of the Properties of the Solids. J.Chem.Phys. 39 (1963) 635-653
2 Eucken A.; Karwat E.: Die Bestimmung des Wärmeinhaltes einiger kondensierter Gase. Z.Phys.Chem.(Leipzig) 112 (1924) 467-485
3 Clusius K.: Über die spezifische Wärme einiger kondensierter Gase zwischen 10° abs.und ihrem Tripelpunkt.. Z.Phys.Chem.Abt.B 3 (1929) 41-79

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