Dortmund Data Bank

Heat of Fusion of Hexane

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Formula Molar Mass CAS Registry Number Name
C6H14 86.177 110-54-3 Hexane
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Data Table

T [K] P [kPa] Molar Enthalpy [J/mol] State Reference
176.35   12920.00 Solid-Liquid 5
177.82 101.325 13029.00 Solid-Liquid 4
177.84   13079.60 Solid-Liquid 4
177.90   12342.70 Solid-Liquid 3
177.90 101.325 13030.00 Solid-Liquid 2
178.15 101.325 13010.00 Solid-Liquid 1

List of References

Number Source
1 Parks G.S.; Huffman H.M.: Some Fusion and Transition Data for Hydrocarbons. Ind.Eng.Chem. Ind.Ed. 23 (1931) 1138-1139
2 Huffman H.M.; Parks G.S.; Barmore M.: X. Further Studies on the Heat Capacities Entropies and Free Energies of Hydrocarbons. J.Am.Chem.Soc. 53 (1931) 3876-3888
3 Stull D.R.: A Semi-micro Calorimeter for Measuring Heat Capacities at Low Temperatures. J.Am.Chem.Soc. 59 (1937) 2726-2733
4 Cines M.R.: Solid-Liquid Equilibria of Hydrocarbons. Physical Chemistry of the Hydrocarbons. Volume 1 (1950) 315-362
5 Brun M.; Quinson J.F.; Claudy P.; Letoffe J.M.: Etude des Transformations Solide - Solide et Solide - Liquide de Quelques n-Alcanes en Milieu Poreux par Analyse Calorimetrique Differentielle. Thermochim.Acta 44 (1981) 289-302

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