1st Edition

Thermochemical Data and Structures of Organic Compounds

ISBN 9781883400019
Published June 15, 1994 by CRC Press
576 Pages

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Book Description

A search for the enthalpy of formation of a particular compound can be a difficult task. So it is of great benefit that the values be collected together in one comprehensive compilation. Thermochemical Data and Structures of Organic Compounds presents approximately 3000 enthalpies of formation of organic compounds.
There are many instances of large discrepancies reported for a particular compound. Thus, selection of the "best" value becomes a challenge for the person who is not a practicing thermochemist, but who only wishes to use the data. A critical evaluation of the values presented becomes desirable. This compilation presents about 3000 enthalpies of formation of organic compounds, all critically evaluated.

Table of Contents

1 Selected Thermochemical Data and Comparisons with Calculated Values
Structural Codes
Organization of Data
Selected Values of Standard Enthalpies of Formation
Comparisons of Selected and Calculated Values for Liquids and Gases
2 Parameters for Standard Enthalpies of Formation
The Pedley Method
Calculations for Acyclic Hydrocarbons
Calculations for Compounds Containing Functional Groups
Calculations for Cyclic Compounds
Comments on Values for Bond Energies
Comments on Values for Bond Interactions
Comments on Strain and Resonance Energies in Ring Systems
3 Comparison of Selected and Calculated Values-Identification of Suspect Data
Acyclic Hydrocarbons
Acyclic Oxygen Compounds
Acyclic Nitrogen Compounds
Acyclic Sulfur Compounds
Acyclic Halogen Compounds
Corrections for Ring Systems
Derivatives of Benzene
Concluding Remarks
A Appendix-Parameters for Standard Enthalpies of Formation
Parameters for Acyclic Hydrocarbons
Parameters Involving Non-Hydrocarbon Fragments in Acyclic Compounds
Ring Corrections
Formula Index
Name Index
Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number (CASRN) Index

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"The tables of data presented in this book are a great advance in comprehensive coverage and in critical evaluation, and supersede previous tables of data. This book is the most important source of thermochemical data for organic compounds now available, and users of these tables will be grateful... for the effort and care expended in their production."
-Geoffrey Pilcher, Department of Chemistry, University of Manchester, England; from the Foreword