Thermophysical Properties of Chemicals and Hydrocarbons

  • Yaws C
  • Narasimhan P
  • Lin S
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Abstract

This chapter presents the density of solid for organic compounds in tabular form. The tabulation is arranged by carbon number such as C, C2, and C3 to provide ease of use in quickly locating the data by using the chemical formula. The compound name and chemical abstracts registry number (CAS No) are also provided in columns. Values for representative temperature and density at the representative temperature are given in the adjacent columns. The next column provides the code for the tabulation. In preparing the tabulation, a literature search is conducted to identify data source publications. Both experimental values for the property under consideration and parameter values for estimation of the property are included in the source publications. The publications are screened, and copies of appropriate data are made. These data are keyed into the computer to provide a database of values for compounds for which experimental data are available. The database also serves as a basis to check the accuracy of the estimation methods. Upon completion of data collection, estimation of values for the remaining compounds is performed. The compilations of CRC, Daubert and Danner, and Yaws are used extensively for solid density. Many of the estimates are based on extending the liquid density to the triple point.

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Authors

  • Carl L. Yaws

  • Prasad K. Narasimhan

  • Sy-Chyi Sy-Chyl Lin

  • Prashant Banadur

  • Prashant Bahadur

  • Prasad K. Narasimhan

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