Dortmund Data Bank

Heat of Transition of Methanol

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Formula Molar Mass CAS Registry Number Name
CH4O 32.042 67-56-1 Methanol
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Data Table

T [K] Molar Enthalpy [J/mol] State Reference
157.34 636.00 Solid-Solid 1
157.40 645.60 Crystal 2 > Crystal 1 3
157.79 647.00 Solid-Solid 4
157.80 711.28 Crystal 2 > Crystal 1 5
161.10 590.00 Solid-Solid 2

List of References

Number Source
1 Carlson H.G.; Westrum E.F.: Methanol: Heat capacity, Enthalpies of Transition and Melting, and Thermodynamic Properties from 5-300°K.. J.Chem.Phys. 54 (1971) 1464-1471
2 Parks G.S.: Thermal Data on Organic Compounds I. The Heat Capacities and Free Energies of Methyl, Ethyl and Normal-Butyl Alcohols. J.Am.Chem.Soc. 47 (1925) 338-345
3 Kelley K.K.: The Heat Capacity of Methyl Alcohol from 16 K to 298 °K and the Corresponding Entropy and Free Energy. J.Am.Chem.Soc. 51 (1929) 180-187
4 Nan Z.; Liu N.; Tan Z.-C.: Thermodynamic properties of the azeotropic mixture of acetone and methanol. J.Therm.Anal.Calorim 86 (2006) 819-823
5 Staveley L.A.K.; Gupta A.K.: A Semi-Micro Low-Temperature Calorimeter, and a Comparison of some Thermodynamic Properties of Methyl Alcohol and Methyl Deuteroxide. Trans.Faraday Soc. 45 (1949) 50-61

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