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Author Dastoor, Phiroz

Title Nuclear Science
Published London : New Academic Science, 2014


Description 1 online resource (156 pages)
Contents Cover; Foreword; Preface; Contents; Chapter 1. The Atom's Ancestry; 1.1 Dalton's Atomic Theory; 1.2 Introducing the Atom; Chapter 2. Radioactivity -- Natural and Artificial Radioactivity; 2.1 Discovery of Radium and Nucleus; Chapter 3. Nuclear Chemistry; 3.1 Nuclear Forces and Binding Energy; 3.2 Modes of Decay and Causes of Decay; 3.3 Artificial or Induced Radioactivity -- Nuclear Reactions; Chapter 4. Peripheral of Nucleus -- Bahaviour of Electrons; 4.1 Emission Spectra; 4.2 Drawback of Rutherford's Model; 4.3 Bohr's Model of Atom; 4.4 Modern Concept of Structure of Atom
4.5 Utility/Importance of Studying Electronic ConfigurationChapter 5. Nuclear Energy; 5.1 Nuclear Fusion; 5.2 Nuclear Fission; 5.3 Fission Chains; 5.4 Comparison Between Nuclear Fusion and Fission; Chapter 6. The Friendly Nucleus; 6.1 Nuclear Power Station; 6.2 The Atomic Battery; 6.3 The Atomic Watch; 6.4 Atomic Lamp; 6.5 Management of Nuclear Waste; Chapter 7. How Long Do Atoms Live? Half-Life Period; 7.1 Rate of Disintegration; Chapter 8. How Old is Wood or Earth? -- Radioactive Dating; 8.1 Types of Radioactive Dating; Chapter 9. Use of Radio-Element in Health Science
9.1 Atom -- The Physician9.2 Treatment of Cancer; 9.3 Use in Health Science; Chapter 10. More Uses of Radio-Isotopes; 10.1 Smoke Detector-An Ionizing Detector; 10.2 Assistant to Farmers; 10.3 The Atomic Garden; 10.4 Magic of Radiation; 10.5 Atom in Industry; 10.6 Tracers Technique; Chapter 11. Artificial Transmutation of Elements -- The Alchemy; 11.1 Artificial Transmutation of Elements; Chapter 12. Misuse of Nuclear Energy; 12.1 The Naughty Atom; 12.2 The Atom Bomb Project (Manhattan Project); Chapter 13. Synthetic Elements; 13.1 Trans-uranic; 13.2 Trans-actinides
Chapter 14. Subatomic Particles14.1 A Modern Day View of the Particles that Make up the Matter; 14.2 Dark Matter; 14.3 Large Hardon Collider Experiment; Chapter 15. Energy Scenario -- Energy Shortfall; 15.1 Global Scenario of Energy; 15.2 Demand for Energy in Future; 15.3 Pros and Cons for Nuclear Energy to Solve the Energy Crises; Index
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Subject Nuclear reactions.
Nuclear physics.
Nuclear chemistry.
Nuclear Physics
nuclear reaction.
nuclear physics.
Nuclear chemistry
Nuclear physics
Nuclear reactions
Form Electronic book
Author Bhathena, Kety
ISBN 9781781830734