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IV.A.4. (XIV.F.)

Relative enthalpies of isomers - Comparison of 298.15K enthalpies (kJ mol-1)

Isomers of C7H8

index Species CAS number Name Relative experimental enthalpy (kJ mol-1) sketch
a C6H5CH3 108883 toluene 0.0 sketch of toluene
b C7H8 121460 Norbornadiene 190.0 sketch of Norbornadiene
The calculated enthalpies include the calculated and scaled vibrational zero-point energy.
Methods with predefined basis sets
semi-empirical AM1 0.0 a
555.8 b
PM3 0.0 a
192.9 b
PM6 0.0 a
185.3 b
MNDOd 0.0 a
composite G1 0.0 a
-523.3 b
G2MP2 0.0 a
-530.7 b
G2 0.0 a
-531.2 b
G3 0.0 a
-525.6 b
G3B3 0.0 a
188.4 b
G3MP2 0.0 a
-525.3 b
G4 0.0 a
189.6 b
CBS-Q
NC
molecular mechanics MM3 0.0 a

Methods with standard basis sets
STO-3G 3-21G 3-21G* 6-31G 6-31G* 6-31G** 6-31+G** 6-311G* 6-311G** 6-31G(2df,p) 6-311+G(3df,2p) cc-pVDZ cc-pVTZ aug-cc-pVDZ aug-cc-pVTZ cc-pV(T+d)Z
hartree fock HF 0.0 a     0.0 a   0.0 a 0.0 a   0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a   0.0 a 0.0 a
density functional LSDA 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a   0.0 a 0.0 a     0.0 a
BLYP   0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a   0.0 a     0.0 a 0.0 a   0.0 a
B1B95 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a   0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a   0.0 a
B3LYP 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a     0.0 a
B3LYPultrafine         0.0 a                      
B3PW91   0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a     0.0 a 0.0 a   0.0 a
mPW1PW91 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a   0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a   0.0 a
PBEPBE   0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a   0.0 a     0.0 a
PBEPBEultrafine         0.0 a                      
Moller Plesset perturbation MP2   0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a       0.0 a 0.0 a   0.0 a        
MP2=FULL   0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a       0.0 a              
MP3         0.0 a                      
Configuration interaction CID   0.0 a                            
CISD   0.0 a                            
Quadratic configuration interaction QCISD   0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a                        
Coupled Cluster CCD   0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a                        

Methods with effective core potentials (select basis sets)
CEP-31G CEP-31G* CEP-121G CEP-121G* LANL2DZ SDD
hartree fock HF     0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a
density functional B1B95 0.0 a 0.0 a        
Moller Plesset perturbation MP2 0.0 a 0.0 a 0.0 a   0.0 a 0.0 a

Single point energy calculations (select basis sets)
6-311+G(3df,2p) aug-cc-pVDZ
Moller Plesset perturbation MP2FC// MP2FC/6-31G* 0.0 a 0.0 a
MP4// MP2/6-31G* 0.0 a  
Coupled Cluster CCSD// MP2FC/6-31G* 0.0 a  
CCSD(T)// MP2FC/6-31G* 0.0 a  
NC = not calculated
For descriptions of the methods (AM1, HF, MP2, ...) and basis sets (3-21G, 3-21G*, 6-31G, ...) see the glossary in section I.C. Predefined means the basis set used is determined by the method.
gaw refers to the group additivity method implemeted in the NIST Chemistry Webbook.

See section III.C.1 List or set vibrational scaling factors to change the scale factors used here.
See section III.C.2 Calculate a vibrational scaling factor for a given set of molecules to determine the least squares best scaling factor.