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Hydrocarbons

  • Árpád FurkaEmail author
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Abstract

The relative enthalpies of the gas state n-alkanes are listed in Table 1.3. Their values except that of methane are practically zero. It is long known from comparisons of the heats of formation of isomeric alkanes that branching mostly causes stabilization. This is supported by the relative enthalpies of Table 1.4.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Eötvös Loránd UniversityBudapestHungary

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