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NIST Special Database 16. CHETAH - Chemical Thermodynamic and Energy Release Program, Version 7.2

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Author(s)

M W. Chase

Abstract

CHETAH 7.2 is a vital resource for predicting both thermochemical properties and certain reactive chemical hazards associated with a pure chemical, a mixture of chemicals, or a chemical reaction. This is accomplished through a knowledge of only the molecular structure(s) of the component(s) involved by an implementation of Benson's method of group additivity. CHETAH is useful for classifying materials for their ability to decompose with violence, estimated heats of reaction or combustion, and for predicting lower flammable limits.CHETAH also conveniently and accurately calculates several important properties such as:ideal gas heat capacity;ethalpy of formation;entropy;Gibbs energy of formation.
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Keywords

enthalpy, entropy, explosives, flammability, Gibbs free energy of formation, heat capacity, heat of combustion, thermochemistry, thermodynamics

Citation

Chase, M. (2008), NIST Special Database 16. CHETAH - Chemical Thermodynamic and Energy Release Program, Version 7.2, World Wide Web-Internet and Web Information Systems (Accessed April 18, 2024)
Created October 16, 2008