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chm115_lecture6 - Chemistry 115 Lecture 6 Outline Chapter...

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Chemistry 115 Lecture 6 Outline Chapter 23 Nuclear Power E=mc 2 , Mass Defect Nuclear Binding Energy HW3: Due Wednesday, Feb. 2, 11pm Recitation: Ch 23: Radioactive Decay, Nuclear Stability Carbon Dating, Nuclear Power, Fission, Fusion, Mass Defect, NB Energy EXAM 1: Tue. Feb 15. Covers review material in Chap. 1,2, 4, 11, and Nuclear, Chap 23. (Lectures 1-7).
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Nuclear Chemistry 20% of electricity
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Generating Electricity
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Generating Electricity Combustion
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Generating Electricity Nuclear
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Nuclear Power Station
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Chernoble, 1986 Runaway Nuclear Reactions
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Runaway Nuclear Reactions Three Mile Island, 1979
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Nuclear Power Reactors A pressurized water nuclear reactor consists of Fuel Assemblies Moderator Coolant Control rods Supporting structure Pressure vessel Shielding/containment
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Fuel Assemblies
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Nuclear Reactions Fission Fission: production of lighter nuclei by the decomposition of a heavier nucleus. Often, but not always, produced when a heavier nucleus captures a neutron. One of many examples in a nuclear reactor 235 92 U + 1 0 n --> 87 35 Br + 146 57 La + 3 1 0 n Manufacture of tritium 6 3 Li + 1 0 n 4 2 He + 3 1 H
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Induced fission Nuclear Fission
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Chain reaction
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2011 for the course CHM 115 taught by Professor Towns during the Spring '08 term at Purdue.

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chm115_lecture6 - Chemistry 115 Lecture 6 Outline Chapter...

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