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Unformatted text preview: energy per nucleon. • The current application of fission and potential application of fusion to produce energy. Master These Skills • Expressing the mass and charge of a particle with A Z X notation • Using charges in the values of A and Z to write and balance nuclear equations. • Calculating specific activity, decay constant, half-life, and number of nuclei. • Estimating the age of an object from the specific activity and half-life of carbon-14. • Calculating the mass defect and its energy equivalent in J and eV. • Calculating the binding energy per nucleon and using it to compare stabilities of nuclides. • Calculate the energy released in a fusion or fission reaction. Additional Learning Objectives • Describe the similarities and differences between a nuclear power plant and a nuclear bomb. • Be familiar with medical applications of nuclear chemistry....
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2010 for the course CHEM 115 taught by Professor L during the Spring '02 term at Purdue University.
- Spring '02