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Useful Data

Some sources for physical properties of matter:

Amazon logo Purdue University Thermophysical Properties Research Center. Thermophysical Properties of Matter. New York, NY: IFI/Plenum, 1970-1979. ISBN: 9780306670206. Fourteen volumes.

Amazon logo Reid, R. C. The Properties of Gases and Liquids. 4th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1987. ISBN: 9780070517998.

Amazon logo Vargaftik, N. B. Handbook of Physical Properties of Liquids and Gases: Pure Substances and Mixtures. 3rd ed. Chem/Mats-Sci/E, 1983. ISBN: 9780891163565.

Amazon logo Bellows, James C., John S. Gallagher, Allan H. Harvey, and William T. Parry. ASME Steam Tables for Industrial Use. New York, NY: ASME Press, 2000. ISBN: 9780791801543.

Amazon logo Ho, C. Y. Thermal Conductivity of the Elements: A Comprehensive Review. Washington, DC: Published by the American Chemical Society and the American Institute of Physics for the National Bureau of Standards, 1974. ISBN: 9780883182161.

Amazon logo Poling, B. E., et al. The Properties of Gases and Liquids. 5th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2000. ISBN: 9780070116825.

NIST Chemistry Webbook

Physical Constants: NIST Reference for Constants

Conversion Factors: NIST Guide to SI Units, Appendix B: Conversion Factors

The International Association for the Properties of Water and Steam

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Related MIT Courses


Thermal Fluids Engineering I (2.005)
Thermal Fluids Engineering II (2.006)

Related Subjects

Modelling and Approximation of Thermal Processes (2.52)
Advanced Heat and Mass Transfer (2.55)