Melting Points and Heat of Fusion

Substance
Melting point
K
Melting point
°C
Heat of fusion
(103 J/kg)
Helium
3.5
-269.65
5.23
Hydrogen
13.84
-259.31
58.6
Nitrogen
63.18
-209.97
25.5
Oxygen
54.36
-218.79
13.8
Ethyl alcohol
159
-114
104.2
Mercury
234
-39
11.8
Water
273.15
0.00
334
Sulfur
392
119
38.1
Lead
600.5
327.3
24.5
Antimony
903.65
630.50
165
Silver
1233.95
960.80
88.3
Gold
1336.15
1063.00
64.5
Copper
1356
1083
134
*From Young, Hugh D., University Physics, 7th Ed. Table 15-4.
Discussion of heat of fusion
Index

Tables

Reference
Young
Ch 15.
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Boiling Points and Heat of Vaporization

Substance
Boiling point
K
Boiling point
°C
Heat of vaporization
(103 J/kg)
Helium
4.216
-268.93
20.9
Hydrogen
20.26
-252.89
452
Nitrogen
77.34
-195.81
201
Oxygen
90.18
-182.97
213
Ethyl alcohol
351
78
854
Mercury
630
357
272
Water
373.15
100.00
2256
Sulfur
717.75
444.60
326
Lead
2023
1750
871
Antimony
1713
1440
561
Silver
2466
2193
2336
Gold
2933
2660
1578
Copper
1460
1187
5069
*From Young, Hugh D., University Physics, 7th Ed. Table 15-4.
Discussion of heat of vaporization
Index

Tables

Reference
Young
Ch 15.
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Temperature Standard Points

Substance
State
Temperature
K
Hydrogen
Triple point
13.81
Hydrogen
Boiling point
20.28
Neon
Boiling point
27.102
Oxygen
Boiling point
54.361
Argon
Triple point
83.798
Oxygen
Boiling point
90.188
Water
Triple point
273.16
Water
Boiling point
373.125
Tin
Melting point
505.074
Zinc
Melting point
692.664
Silver
Melting point
1235.08
Gold
Melting point
1337.58

Primary fixed points in the international temperature scale.

From Halliday and Resnick
Discussion of standard temperatures
Index

Tables

Reference
Halliday & Resnick.
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