IUPAC-NIST Solubility Database
NIST Standard Reference Database 106

Glass Ball as Bullet Solubility System: Nitromethane with 1-Pentadecanol

   (1) 1-Pentadecanol; C15H32O; [629-76-5]  NIST Chemistry WebBook for detail
   (2) Nitromethane; CH3NO2; [75-52-5]  NIST Chemistry WebBook for detail

Original Measurements:
   Zhuravleva, I.K.; Zhuravlev, E.F.; Faizulova, P.P., Zh. Obshch. Khim. 45, 1929-33 (1975).

   Temperature = 313 K to 353 K

Prepared By:
   V. P. Sazonov

Experimental Remarks:

   The mutual solubilities of nitromethane and 1-pentadecanol in mass percent over the specified temperature range were presented in graphical form in the original publication. The numerical data, in the table below, were provided by the authors at the request of the compiler.

Monotectic equilibrium is realized at 38.5 °C (311.7 K, compiler).

Experimental Data:   (Notes on the Nomenclature)

Mutual solubility of nitromethane and 1-pentadecanol
t/°CT/K102 * Mass Fraction w1Mole Fraction x1 (compiler)Comment(s)
403134.0 a0.135Alcohol-rich phase
40313--Nitromethane-rich phase
403138.40.256Alcohol-rich phase
4031397.90.994Nitromethane-rich phase
5833114.60.390Alcohol-rich phase
5833195.00.986Nitromethane-rich phase
6033316.30.422Alcohol-rich phase
6033394.80.985Nitromethane-rich phase
6533819.50.476Alcohol-rich phase
6533892.90.980Nitromethane-rich phase
79.5352.760.00.849Alcohol-rich phase
79.5352.760.00.849 (UCST)Nitromethane-rich phase
   a  Solid-liquid equilibrium.

   Solubility temperatures of the liquid or solid phase were determined by the synthetic method .1 No further details were reported.

Source and Purity of Materials:
   (1) Source not specified; pure grade reagent; purified; b. p. = 101.3 °C; n(20 °C, D) = 1.3820, d(20 °C) = 1132.0 g·L-1.
   (2) Source not specified; purified; b. p. = 174.0 °C/0.8 kPa; m. p. = 43.0 °C; n(50 °C, D) = 1.4390.

Estimated Errors:
   Solubility: Not reported.
   Temperature: Not reported.
   Pressure: Not reported.

   1 V. F. Alekseev, Zh. Russ. Fiz.-Khim. O-va 8, 249 (1876).