Dortmund Data Bank

Heat of Fusion of Water

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Formula Molar Mass CAS Registry Number Name
H2O 18.015 7732-18-5 Water
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Data Table

T [K] P [kPa] Molar Enthalpy [J/mol] State Reference
272.85   6040.88 Solid-Liquid 6
273.10   6005.00 Solid-Liquid 5
273.10 100.000 6012.00 Solid-Liquid 4
273.15 101.325 5990.00 Solid-Liquid 3
273.15 101.325 6030.00 Solid-Liquid 1
273.20 101.325 6021.00 Solid-Liquid 2

List of References

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2 Handa Y.P.; Hawkins R.E.; Murray J.J.: Calibration and testing of a Tian-Calvet heat-flow calorimeter. Enthalpies of fusion and heat capacities for ice and tetrahydrofuran hydrate in the range 85 to 270 K.. J.Chem.Thermodyn. 16 (1984) 623-632
3 Maass O.; Waldbauer L.J.: The specific heats and latent heats of fusion of ice and several organic compounds.. J.Am.Chem.Soc. 47 (1925) 1-9
4 Giauque W.F.; Stout J.W.: The entropy of Water and the Third Law of Thermodynamics: The Heat Capacity of Ice from 15 to 273°K. J.Am.Chem.Soc. 58 (1936) 1144-1151
5 Nan Z.-D.; Tan Z.-C.: Thermodynamic investigation of the azeotropic mixture composed of water and benzene. Chin.J.Chem. 22 (2004) 4-8
6 Gupta A.; Lachance J.; Sloan Jr. E.D.; Koh C.A.: Measurements of Methane Hydrate Heat of Dissociation using High Pressure Differential Scanning Calorimetry. Chem.Eng.Sci. 63 (2008) 5848-5853

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