Tetradecane

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Tetradecane
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
Tetradecane[1]
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.010.088
EC Number
  • 292-448-0
MeSH tetradecane
UNII
  • CCCCCCCCCCCCCC
Properties
C14H30
Molar mass 198.39 g·mol−1
Appearance Colourless liquid
Odor Gasoline-like to odorless
Density 0.762 g mL−1
Melting point 4 to 6 °C; 39 to 43 °F; 277 to 279 K
Boiling point 253 to 257 °C; 487 to 494 °F; 526 to 530 K
Thermochemistry
Std enthalpy of
formation
ΔfHo298
45.07 kJ mol−1
Std enthalpy of
combustion
ΔcHo298
-9.46466 to -9.39354 MJ mol−1[2]
Specific heat capacity, C J K−1 mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Tetradecane is an alkane hydrocarbon with the chemical formula CH3(CH2)12CH3.

It has 14 carbon atoms and 30 hydrogen atoms. It has more isomers than other homologous series behind it.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "tridecane - Compound Summary". PubChem Compound. USA: National Center for Biotechnology Information. 16 September 2004. Identification. Retrieved 2018-08-23.
  2. Prosen, E. J., & Rossini, F. D. (1945). HEATS OF COMBUSTION AND FORMATION OF THE PARAFFIN HYDROCARBONS AT 25 C. Journal of Research of the National Bureau of Standards, 34, 263-269.
  3. PubChem. "Tetradecane". pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. Retrieved 2021-11-30.