Dortmund Data Bank

Ideal Gas Heat Capacity of Methane

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Component

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

T [K] Ideal Gas Heat Capacity [J/(mol*K)] State Reference
60.00 33.266 Ideal Gas 6
80.00 33.27 Ideal Gas 6
90.67 33.27 Ideal Gas 6
100.00 33.26 Ideal Gas 3
100.00 33.274 Ideal Gas 6
111.67 33.276 Ideal Gas 6
120.00 33.28 Ideal Gas 6
140.00 33.29 Ideal Gas 6
160.00 33.316 Ideal Gas 6
180.00 33.38 Ideal Gas 6
200.00 33.47 Ideal Gas 3
200.00 33.51 Ideal Gas 6
220.00 33.73 Ideal Gas 6
240.00 34.06 Ideal Gas 6
255.00 34.39 Ideal Gas 1
260.00 34.506 Ideal Gas 6
273.15 34.85 Ideal Gas 2
273.15 34.87 Ideal Gas 6
273.16 34.88 Ideal Gas 1
280.00 35.08 Ideal Gas 6
283.15 35.19 Ideal Gas 2
293.15 35.52 Ideal Gas 2
294.25 35.564 Ideal Gas 4
298.15 35.704 Ideal Gas 6
298.15 35.73 Ideal Gas 2
298.16 35.65 Ideal Gas 3
298.16 35.715 Ideal Gas 5
300.00 35.73 Ideal Gas 3
300.00 35.774 Ideal Gas 6
300.00 35.80 Ideal Gas 1
303.15 35.94 Ideal Gas 2
310.95 36.22 Ideal Gas 4
313.15 36.32 Ideal Gas 2
320.00 36.58 Ideal Gas 6
323.15 36.736 Ideal Gas 2
327.55 36.93 Ideal Gas 4
333.15 37.196 Ideal Gas 2
340.00 37.475 Ideal Gas 6
344.25 37.70 Ideal Gas 4
353.15 38.20 Ideal Gas 2
360.00 38.456 Ideal Gas 6
360.95 38.556 Ideal Gas 4
373.15 39.204 Ideal Gas 2
377.55 39.44 Ideal Gas 4
380.00 39.504 Ideal Gas 6
400.00 40.54 Ideal Gas 3
400.00 40.60 Ideal Gas 6
400.00 40.735 Ideal Gas 5
450.00 43.50 Ideal Gas 6
473.15 44.98 Ideal Gas 2
500.00 46.40 Ideal Gas 3
500.00 46.51 Ideal Gas 6
500.00 46.58 Ideal Gas 5
550.00 49.52 Ideal Gas 6
573.15 50.96 Ideal Gas 2
600.00 52.30 Ideal Gas 3
600.00 52.49 Ideal Gas 5
650.00 55.39 Ideal Gas 6
673.15 56.65 Ideal Gas 2
700.00 57.87 Ideal Gas 3
700.00 58.19 Ideal Gas 6
750.00 60.90 Ideal Gas 6
773.15 61.88 Ideal Gas 2
800.00 62.97 Ideal Gas 3
800.00 63.18 Ideal Gas 5
800.00 63.50 Ideal Gas 6
850.00 65.99 Ideal Gas 6
900.00 67.66 Ideal Gas 3
900.00 68.37 Ideal Gas 6
950.00 70.64 Ideal Gas 6
1000.00 71.84 Ideal Gas 3
1000.00 72.01 Ideal Gas 5
1000.00 72.80 Ideal Gas 6
1050.00 74.85 Ideal Gas 6
1100.00 76.79 Ideal Gas 6
1150.00 78.62 Ideal Gas 6
1200.00 80.36 Ideal Gas 6
1300.00 83.56 Ideal Gas 6
1400.00 86.42 Ideal Gas 6
1500.00 86.65 Ideal Gas 5
1500.00 88.97 Ideal Gas 6
1600.00 91.26 Ideal Gas 6
1700.00 93.31 Ideal Gas 6
1800.00 95.17 Ideal Gas 6
1900.00 96.84 Ideal Gas 6
2000.00 98.37 Ideal Gas 6
2100.00 99.76 Ideal Gas 6
2200.00 101.04 Ideal Gas 6
2300.00 102.21 Ideal Gas 6
2400.00 103.30 Ideal Gas 6
2500.00 104.31 Ideal Gas 6
2600.00 105.26 Ideal Gas 6
2700.00 106.14 Ideal Gas 6
2800.00 106.98 Ideal Gas 6
2900.00 107.76 Ideal Gas 6
3000.00 108.51 Ideal Gas 6
3200.00 109.90 Ideal Gas 6
3400.00 111.18 Ideal Gas 6
3600.00 112.37 Ideal Gas 6
3800.00 113.49 Ideal Gas 6
4000.00 114.55 Ideal Gas 6
4200.00 115.57 Ideal Gas 6
4400.00 116.55 Ideal Gas 6
4600.00 117.50 Ideal Gas 6
4800.00 118.43 Ideal Gas 6
5000.00 119.34 Ideal Gas 6

List of References

Number Source
1 Ewing M.B.; Goodwin A.R.H.: Speeds of Sound, Perfect-Gas Heat Capacities, and Acoustic Virial Coefficients for Methane Determined Using a Spherical Resonator at Temperatures between 255 K and 300 K and Pressures in the Range 171 kPa to 7.1 MPa. J.Chem.Thermodyn. 24 (1992) 1257-1274
2 Vold R.D.: The Heat Capacity of Methane and its Halogen Derivatives from Spectroscopic Data.. J.Am.Chem.Soc. 57 (1935) 1192-1195
3 Cerny C.; Erdös E.: Thermodynamic functions of methane, silane and their chloro derivatives. I. CH4, SiH4, CCl4, SiCl4.. Chem.Listy 47 (1953) 1742-1744
4 Budenholzer R.A.; Sage B.H.; Lacey W.N.: Phase Equilibria in Hydrocarbon Systems. Joule-Thomson Coefficient of Methane. Ind.Eng.Chem. Ind.Ed. 31 (1939) 369-374
5 Pitzer K.S.: Thermodynamics of Gaseous Paraffins. Specific Heat and Related Properties.. Ind.Eng.Chem. 36 (1944) 829-831
6 McDowell R.S.; Kruse F.H.: Thermodynamic functions of methane.. J.Chem.Eng.Data 8 (1963) 547-548

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