DENSITY OF GASES


Density, molecular mass and chemical formula of various gases including air, nitrogen (N2), helium (He), carbon dioxide (CO2) and Methane (CH4) at 25 °C and under 100 kPa pressure are given in the following gas density chart.


Density Values for Various Gases at 25 °C, 100 kPa **
Gas Chemical
Formula
Molecular Mass Density (ρ)
kg / m3
Steam H2O 18.015 0.0231
Acetylene C2H2 26.038 1.05
Air -- 28.97 1.169
Ammonia NH3 17.031 0.694
Argon Ar 39.948 1.613
Butane C4H10 58.124 2.407
Carbon monoxide CO 28.01 1.13
Carbon dioxide CO2 44.01 1.775
Ethane C2H6 30.07 1.222
Ethanol C2H5OH 46.069 1.883
Ethylene C2H4 28.054 1.138
Helium He 4.003 0.1615
Hydrogen H2 2.016 0.0813
Methane CH4 16.043 0.648
Methanol CH3OH 32.042 1.31
Neon Ne 20.183 0.814
Nitric oxide NO 30.006 1.21
Nitrogen N2 28.013 1.13
Nitrous oxide N2O 44.013 1.775
n-octane C8H18 114.23 0.092
Oxygen O2 31.999 1.292
Propane C3H8 44.094 1.808
R-12 CCL2F2 120.914 4.98
R-22 CHCLF2 86.469 3.54
R-134a CF3CH2F 102.03 4.20
Sulfur dioxide SO2 64.059 2.618
Sulfur trioxide SO3 80.053 3.272

Note: ** Or saturation pressure if it is less than 100 kPa.


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