Introduction to Nuclear Science, Second Edition
Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)
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Description: This introductory textbook covers general aspects of nuclear chemistry and physics. It discusses how nuclear science impacts our daily lives through medicine, electrical power generation, food safety, waste, and weapons. This second edition features four new chapters that address nuclear reactors, dosimetry, radiochemistry, and nuclear forensics. It also expands coverage of nuclear medicine and radiation therapy. With additional end-of-chapter problems, the text provides critical information for students earning nuclear-related degrees in the coming years, as well as providing an accessible reference for anyone with some post-secondary education and an interest in nuclear issues.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $167.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 3/5/2013
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
|The Mathematics of Radioactive Decay|
|Energy and the Nucleus|
|Introduction to Nuclear Reactions and Reactors|
|Radioactive Decay: The Gory Details|
|Interactions of Ionizing Radiation with Matter|
|Detection of Ionizing Radiation|
|Fission and Fusion|
|Nuclear Reactors and Weapons|
|Radiation Therapy and Food Irradiation|