Thermal Conductivity Common Liquids

Common fluids and their thermal conductivity

Thermal Conductivity of some common liquids at a temperature of 300 K are indicated below:

FluidThermal Conductivity
(W/m K)
Acetic acid 0.193
Acetone 0.180
Alcohol, ethyl (ethanol) 0.171
Alcohol, methyl (methanol) 0.202
Alcohol, propyl 0.161
Ammonia, saturated 0.507
Aniline 0.172
Benzene 0.167
n-Butyl alcohol 0.167
Carbon Disulfide 0.161
Carbon Tetrachloride 0.104
Castor Oil 0.180
Chloroform 0.129
Decane 0.147
Dodecane 0.140
Engine Oil, unused 0.145
Ether 0.130
Ethyl acetate 0.137
Ethylene Glycol 0.258
Freon refrigerant R-11 0.093
Freon refrigerant R-12 0.071
Glycerine 0.285
Medicinal paraffin 0.127
n-Heptane 0.140
Hexane 0.124
Isobutyl alcohol 0.134
Kerosene 0.145
Methyl alcohol 0.212
Methane (93.2 K) 0.2153
n-Octane 0.147
n-Pentane 0.136
Nitrogen (69.1 K) 0.1511
Oil, cylinder 0.152
Oil, transformer 0.136
Phenol 0.190
Propylene glycol 0.147
n-Propyl alcohol 0.168
Toluene 0.151
Turpentine 0.128
Water, Fresh 0.609
Xenon (173 K) 0.07

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