Most Important Things to Study For Exam 1

Most Important Things to Study For Exam 1 - rate constant;...

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Most Important Things to Study Units of most important physical parameters Using significant figures Structure of atoms; nucleons; isotopes Formation of ions from different elements Atomic/molecular mass; amu; mol; molar mass; conversions between g and amu Use of ideal gas law; standard molar volume
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Natural types of radioactive decay; the particles that can be emitted Balancing nuclear equations; 25 12 Mg + 4 2 He A Z X + 1 1 H 2200 E = mc 2 ; determination of mass defect; determination of N.B.E. Predicting how different nuclei decay Kinetics of radioactive decay; unimolecular
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Unformatted text preview: rate constant; ln (N/N o ) = - k t ; half-life; k = ln 2 / t 1/2 Carbon dating Artificial nuclear reactions; balancing equations; predicting the types of particles involved The amount of energy produced in nuclear reactions Predicting fusion/fission based on N.B.E./nucleon Units for degree of radioactivity Damage of radioactivity to biological matter Units of absorption of a dose ( Gy, rads ) Quality factors Units for biological damage ( rem ) Main mechanism for killing cells...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course CHM 115 taught by Professor Towns during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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