Dortmund Data Bank

Melting Point of Hexadecane

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Formula Molar Mass CAS Registry Number Name
C16H34 226.446 544-76-3 Hexadecane
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Data Table

T [K] P [kPa] State Reference
291.00   Solid-Liquid 5
291.29   Solid-Liquid 1
291.30   Solid-Liquid 4
291.30 101.325 Solid-Liquid 3
291.33 101.325 Solid-Liquid 6
293.15   Solid-Liquid 2

List of References

Number Source
1 Wibaut J.P.; Brand H.: Syntheses and physical constants of eleven monobranched hexadecanes.. Recl.Trav.Chim.Pays-Bas 80 (1961) 97-115
2 Babich M.W.; Hwang S.; Mounts R.D.: Part2. New Materials and Bulk Studies. Thermochim.Acta 226 (1993) 163-168
3 Erkey C.; Rodden J.B.; Matthews M.A.; Akgerman A.: Application of Rough Hard-Sphere Theory to Diffusion in n-Alkanes. Int.J.Thermophys. 10 (1989) 953-962
4 Spiteri W.L.; Letcher T.M.: The Excess Volumes of Cyclopentane + n-Alkane. J.Chem.Thermodyn. 11 (1979) 667-670
5 Huang T.-C.; Kang B.-C.: Naphthalene Hydrogenation over Pt/Al2O3 Catalyst in a Trickle Bed Reactor. Ind.Eng.Chem.Res. 34 (1995) 2349-2357
6 Gioia Lobbia G.; Berchiesi G.; Vitali G.: A Comparison of the Experimental and Calculated Curves. Thermochim.Acta 65 (1983) 29-33

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