Tetradecane

organic compound

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

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  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.