Dortmund Data Bank

Heat of Transition of Acetonitrile

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Formula Molar Mass CAS Registry Number Name
C2H3N 41.053 75-05-8 Acetonitrile
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Data Table

T [K] Molar Enthalpy [J/mol] State Reference
  879.20 Solid-Solid 2
216.90 897.90 Solid-Solid 1
218.00 800.00 Crystal 2 > Crystal 1 3
218.60 879.20 Solid-Solid 4

List of References

Number Source
1 Putnam W.E.; McEachern D.M.; Kilpatrick J.E.: Entropy and Related Thermodynamic Properties of Acetonitrile (Methylcyanide). J.Chem.Phys. 42 (1965) 749-755
2 Kreutz J.: Experimentelle und theoretische Untersuchungen zur Kristallisation eutektischer Systeme. Master's Thesis (1996)
3 Martin C.A.: Specific Heat Anomalies in Some Organic Compounds. Proceedings of the International Conference on Thermal Analysis 7.2 (1982) 829-835
4 Aufderhaar O.: Experimentelle Bestimmung kalorischer Daten mit einem Tian-Calvet Kalorimeter und Korrelation von Dampfdruckdaten reiner Stoffe mit einer erweiterten Antoine-Gleichung. Master's Thesis (1996)

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