Lecture_Notes_110409b

Lecture_Notes_110409b - 1 H and 2 H atoms to yield a 3 He...

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Nuclear Fission
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Nuclear Fission y One pathway for the nuclear fission of 235 U produces tellurium-137 and zirconium-97 and two neutrons. How much energy (kJ/mol) is released in this fission process? The fragment masses are 235 U (235.0439 amu), 137 Te (136.9254 amu), 97 Zr (96.9110 amu) and n (1.00866 amu).
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Nuclear Fission y Critical – exactly one neutron from each fission event causes another fission event y Supercritical – more than one neutron from each fission event causes another fission event y Subcritical – less than one neutron from each fission event causes another fission event
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Nuclear Fusion
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Nuclear Fusion y Calculate the amount of energy released (in kJ/mol) for the fusion reaction of
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Unformatted text preview: 1 H and 2 H atoms to yield a 3 He atom. The atomic masses are 1 H (1.00783 amu), 2 H (2.101410 amu), and 3 He (3.01603 amu). Effects of Radiation y Somatic damage – damage to the organism itself resulting in its sickness or death. y Genetic damage – damage to the genetic machinery producing malfunctions in the offspring of the organisms Effects of Radiation y Energy of the radiation. y Penetrating ability of the radiation. y Ionizing ability of the radiation. y Chemical properties of the radiation source. The complete decay of 241 Am involves 8 alpha and 4 beta decays, what is the final product? 2 4 1 Am 209B i 9 P b E u 0% 3% 20% 77% 1. 241 Am 2. 209 Bi 3. 209 Pb 4. 229 Eu...
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