Boiling point methanol

  • Formula: CH4O
  • Molecular weight: 32.0419
  • IUPAC Standard InChI: InChI=1S/CH4O/c1-2/h2H,1H3 Copy

    Boiling point methanol

  • CAS Registry Number: 67-56-1
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  • Other names: Methanol; Carbinol; Methyl hydroxide; Methylol; Monohydroxymethane; Wood alcohol; CH3OH; Colonial spirit; Columbian spirit; Hydroxymethane; Wood naphtha; Alcool methylique; Alcool metilico; Columbian spirits; Metanolo; Methylalkohol; Metylowy alkohol; Pyroxylic spirit; Wood spirit; Rcra waste number U154; UN 1230; Pyro alcohol; Spirit of wood; Bieleski's solution; NSC 85232
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Data compiled as indicated in comments:
TRC - Thermodynamics Research Center, NIST Boulder Laboratories, Chris Muzny director
DH - Eugene S. Domalski and Elizabeth D. Hearing
AC - William E. Acree, Jr., James S. Chickos
ALS - Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein
DRB - Donald R. Burgess, Jr.
CAL - James S. Chickos, William E. Acree, Jr., Joel F. Liebman, Students of Chem 202 (Introduction to the Literature of Chemistry), University of Missouri -- St. Louis

Enthalpy of vaporization

Enthalpy of vaporization

ΔvapH = A exp(-αTr) (1 Tr)β
ΔvapH = Enthalpy of vaporization (at saturation pressure) (kJ/mol)
Tr = reduced temperature (T / Tc)

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Antoine Equation Parameters

log10(P) = A (B / (T + C))
P = vapor pressure (bar)
T = temperature (K)

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Enthalpy of fusion

Entropy of fusion

Entropy of fusion

Enthalpy of phase transition

Entropy of phase transition

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Gude and Teja, 1995
Gude, M.; Teja, A.S., Vapor-Liquid Critical Properties of Elements and Compounds. 4. Aliphatic Alkanols, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1995, 40, 1025-1036. [all data]

Craven and de Reuck, 1986
Craven, R.J.B.; de Reuck, K.M., Ideal-Gas and Saturation Properties of Methanol, Int. J. Thermophys., 1986, 7, 541. [all data]

Francesconi, Lentz, et al., 1981
Francesconi, A.Z.; Lentz, H.; Franck, E.U., Phase Equilibriums and PVT Data for the Methane-Methanol System to 300 MPa and 240 degree C, J. Phys. Chem., 1981, 85, 3303. [all data]

Zubarev and Bagdonas, 1969
Zubarev, V.N.; Bagdonas, A., Saturation Curve Properties and Specific Volumes of Methanol, Teploenergetika (Moscow), 1969, 16, 88-91. [all data]

Majer and Svoboda, 1985
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Stephenson and Malanowski, 1987
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Yerlett and Wormald, 1986
Yerlett, T.K.; Wormald, C.J., The enthalpy of methanol, The Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 1986, 18, 8, 719-726, . [all data]

Cervenkova and Boublik, 1984
Cervenkova, Irena; Boublik, Tomas, Vapor pressure, refractive indexes and densities at, and vapor-liquid equilibrium at 101.325 kPa in the tert-amyl methyl ether-methanol system, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1984, 29, 4, 425-427, . [all data]

Gibbard and Creek, 1974
Gibbard, H. Frank; Creek, Jefferson L., Vapor pressure of methanol from 288.15 to 337.65.deg.K, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1974, 19, 4, 308-310, . [all data]

Boublik, Fried, et al., 1984
Boublik, T.; Fried, V.; Hala, E., The Vapour Pressures of Pure Substances: Selected Values of the Temperature Dependence of the Vapour Pressures of Some Pure Substances in the Normal and Low Pressure Region, 2nd ed., Elsevier, New York, 1984, 972. [all data]

Counsell and Lee, 1973
Counsell, J.F.; Lee, D.A., Thermodynamic properties of organic oxygen compounds 31. Vapour heat capacity and enthalpy of vaporization of methanol, The Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 1973, 5, 4, 583-589, . [all data]

Svoboda, Veselý, et al., 1973
Svoboda, V.; Veselý, F.; Holub, R.; Pick, J., Enthalpy data of liquids. II. The dependence of heats of vaporization of methanol, propanol, butanol, cyclohexane, cyclohexene, and benzene on temperature, Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun., 1973, 38, 12, 3539-3543, . [all data]

Wilhoit and Zwolinski, 1973
Wilhoit, R.C.; Zwolinski, B.J., Physical and thermodynamic properties of aliphatic alcohols, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data Suppl., 1973, 1, 2, 1. [all data]

Boublík and Aim, 1972
Boublík, T.; Aim, K., Heats of vaporization of simple non-spherical molecule compounds, Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun., 1972, 37, 11, 3513-3521, . [all data]

Ambrose and Sprake, 1970
Ambrose, D.; Sprake, C.H.S., Thermodynamic properties of organic oxygen compounds XXV. Vapour pressures and normal boiling temperatures of aliphatic alcohols, The Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 1970, 2, 5, 631-645, . [all data]

Hirata, Suda, et al., 1967
Hirata, Mitsuho; Suda, Seijiro; Onodera, Yutaka, Vapor Pressure of Methanol in High Pressure Regions, Chemical engineering, 1967, 31, 4, 339-342,a1, . [all data]

Klyueva, Mischenko, et al., 1960
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Ambrose, Sprake, et al., 1975
Ambrose, D.; Sprake, C.H.S.; Townsend, R., Thermodynamic Properties of Organic Oxygen Compounds. XXXVII. Vapour Pressures of Methanol, Ethanol, Pentan-1-ol, and Octan-1-ol from the Normal Boiling Temperature to the Critical Temperature, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1975, 7, 2, 185-190, . [all data]

Hirata and Suda, 1967
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Domalski and Hearing, 1996
Domalski, Eugene S.; Hearing, Elizabeth D., Heat Capacities and Entropies of Organic Compounds in the Condensed Phase. Volume III, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1996, 25, 1, 1, . [all data]

Maass and Walbauer, 1925
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Carlson and Westrum, 1971
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Sugisaki, M.; Suga, H.; Seki, S., Calorimetric study of the glassy state. III. Novel type calorimeter for study of glassy state and heat capacity of glassy methanol, Bull. Chem. Soc. Japan, 1968, 41, 2586-2591. [all data]

Staveley and Gupta, 1949
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  • Symbols used in this document:
    PcCritical pressureTboilBoiling pointTcCritical temperatureTfusFusion (melting) pointTtripleTriple point temperatureVcCritical volume
    Boiling point methanol
    HtrsEnthalpy of phase transition
    Boiling point methanol
    StrsEntropy of phase transition
    Boiling point methanol
    fusHEnthalpy of fusion
    Boiling point methanol
    fusSEntropy of fusion
    Boiling point methanol
    vapHEnthalpy of vaporization
    Boiling point methanol
    vapH°Enthalpy of vaporization at standard conditions
    Boiling point methanol
    cCritical density
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