Ethane

Chemical, Physical and Thermal Properties of Ethane - C2H6

Chemical, physical and thermal properties of Ethane - C2H6 :

Molecular Weight 30.07
Specific Gravity (air = 1) (1.013 bar and 15 °C (59 °F)) 1.047
Density of liquid at atmospheric pressure at boiling point (lb/ft3, kg/m3) 34.1, 546.49
Absolute Viscosity (lbm/ft s, centipoises) 64 10-6, 0.095
Sound velocity in gas (m/s) 316
Specific Heat - cp - (Btu/lboF or cal/goC, J/kgK) 0.41, 1715
Specific Heat Ratio - cp/cv 1.20
Gas constant - R - (ft lb/lboR, J/kgoC) 51.4, 276
Thermal Conductivity (Btu/hr ft oF, W/moC) 0.010, 0.017
Boiling Point - saturation pressure 14.7 psia and 760 mm Hg - (oF, oC) -127, -88.3
Latent Heat of Evaporation at boiling point (Btu/lb, J/kg) 210, 488000
Freezing or Melting Point  at 1 atm (oF, oC) -278, -172.2
Latent Heat of Fusion (Btu/lb, J/kg) 41, 95300
Critical Temperature (oF, oC) 90.1, 32.2
Critical Pressure (psia, MN/m2) 709, 4.89
Critical Volume (ft3/lb, m3/kg) 0.076, 0.0047
Flammable yes
Heat of combustion (Btu/lb, kJ/kg) 22300, 51800
  • values at 25oC (77oF, 298 K) and atmospheric pressure

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