Fundamentals of Nuclear Science and Engineering (3rd Edition)

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book-author

J.Kenneth Shultis, Richard E. Faw

publisher

CRC Press; 3rd edition

file-type

PDF

pages

660 pages

language

English

asin

B01MZZN54F

isbn10

1498769292

isbn13

9781498769297


Book Description

One of the best ebooks on the subject; Fundamentals of Nuclear Science and Engineering; 3rd Edition (PDF); presents the nuclear science concepts needed to understand and quantify the whole range of nuclear phenomena. Noted for its accessible level and approach; the 3rd Edition of this long-time bestselling PDF etextbook provides overviews of nuclear physics; medicine; nuclear power; propulsion; and radiation detection. Its flexible organization allows for use with Nuclear Engineering majors (or minors) and those in other disciplines. The 3rd Edition features updated coverage of the newest nuclear reactor designs; radiation health risks; fusion reactors; and expanded discussion of basic reactor physics with added examples. A complete Solutions Manual and figure slides for classroom projection are available for instructors adopting the text (sold separately).

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Additional information

book-author

J.Kenneth Shultis, Richard E. Faw

publisher

CRC Press; 3rd edition

file-type

PDF

pages

660 pages

language

English

asin

B01MZZN54F

isbn10

1498769292

isbn13

9781498769297

Table of contents


Table of contents :
Content: Cover
Half Title
Title Page
Copyright Page
Table of Contents
1: Fundamental Concepts
1.1 Modern Units
1.1.1 Special Nuclear Units
1.1.2 Physical Constants
1.2 The Atom
1.2.1 The Fundamental Constituents of Ordinary Matter
1.2.2 Dark Matter and Energy
1.2.3 Atomic and Nuclear Nomenclature
1.2.4 Relative Atomic Masses
1.2.5 Avogadro’s Number
1.2.6 Mass of an Atom
1.2.7 Atom and Isotope Number Density
1.2.8 Size of an Atom
1.2.9 Atomic and Isotopic Abundances
1.2.10 Nuclear Dimensions
1.3 Chart of the Nuclides
1.3.1 Other Sources of Atomic/Nuclear Information. 2: Modern Physics Concepts2.1 The Special Theory of Relativity
2.1.1 Principle of Relativity
2.1.2 Results of the Special Theory of Relativity
2.2 Radiation as Waves and Particles
2.2.1 The Photoelectric Effect
2.2.2 Compton Scattering
2.2.3 Electromagnetic Radiation: Wave-Particle Duality
2.2.4 Electron Scattering
2.2.5 Wave-Particle Duality
2.3 Quantum Mechanics
2.3.1 Schrödinger’s Wave Equation
2.3.2 The Wave Function
2.3.3 The Uncertainty Principle
2.3.4 Success of Quantum Mechanics
2.4 Addendum 1: Derivation of Some Special Relativity Results
2.4.1 Time Dilation. 2.4.2 Length Contraction2.4.3 Mass Increase
2.5 Addendum 2: Solutions to Schrödinger’s Wave Equation
2.5.1 The Particle in a Box
2.5.2 The Hydrogen Atom
2.5.3 Energy Levels for Multielectron Atoms
3: Atomic/Nuclear Models
3.1 Development of the Modern Atom Model
3.1.1 Discovery of Radioactivity
3.1.2 Thomson’s Atomic Model: The Plum Pudding Model
3.1.3 The Rutherford Atomic Model
3.1.4 The Bohr Atomic Model
3.1.5 Extension of the Bohr Theory: Elliptic Orbits
3.1.6 The Quantum Mechanical Model of the Atom
3.2 Models of the Nucleus
3.2.1 Fundamental Properties of the Nucleus. 3.2.2 The Proton-Electron Model3.2.3 The Proton-Neutron Model
3.2.4 Stability of Nuclei
3.2.5 The Liquid Drop Model of the Nucleus
3.2.6 Mass Parabolas
3.2.7 The Nuclear Shell Model
3.2.8 Other Nuclear Models
4: Nuclear Energetics
4.1 Binding Energy
4.1.1 Nuclear and Atomic Masses
4.1.2 Binding Energy of the Nucleus
4.1.3 Average Nuclear Binding Energies
4.2 Binding Energies of Isotopes
4.3 Nucleon Separation Energy
4.4 Nuclear Reactions
4.5 Examples of Binary Nuclear Reactions
4.5.1 Multiple Reaction Outcomes
4.6 Q-Value for a Reaction
4.6.1 Binary Reactions. 4.6.2 Radioactive Decay Reactions4.7 Conservation of Charge and the Calculation of Q-Values
4.7.1 Special Case for Changes in the Proton Number
4.8 Q-Value for Reactions Producing Excited Nuclei
5: Radioactivity
5.1 Overview
5.2 Types of Radioactive Decay
5.3 Radioactive Decay Diagrams
5.4 Energetics of Radioactive Decay
5.4.1 Gamma Decay
5.4.2 Alpha-Particle Decay
5.4.3 Beta-Particle Decay
5.4.4 Positron Decay
5.4.5 Electron Capture
5.4.6 Neutron Decay
5.4.7 Proton Decay
5.4.8 Internal Conversion
5.5 Characteristics of Radioactive Decay
5.5.1 The Decay Constant.

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