Introduction to Nuclear Science, Third Edition

Introduction to Nuclear Science, Third Edition

by Jeff C. Bryan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138068155
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/26/2018
Edition description: New
Pages: 440
Sales rank: 1,167,483
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Radiation. Mathematics of Radioactive Decay. Energy and the Nucleus. Applications of Nuclear Science I: Power and Weapons. Radioactive Decay: The Gory Details. Interactions of Ionizing Radiation with Matter. Detection of Ionizing Radiation. Applications of Nuclear Science II: Medicine and Food. Nuclear Reactions. Fission and Fusion. Applications of Nuclear Science III: More about Nuclear Reactors. Radiation Protection. X-Ray Production. Dosimetry of Radiation Fields. Appendix A: Useful Constants, Conversion Factors, SI Prefixes, and Formulas. Appendix B: Periodic Table of the Elements. Appendix C. Appendix D: Table of Chi-Squared. Bibliography. Index

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