Ch 19: Overview of Nuclear Physics

About This Chapter

Acquire critical information about nuclear physics through the lessons in this chapter. We have put together this study guide to help you with your homework assignments so that you can improve your class or exam grades.

Overview of Nuclear Physics- Chapter Summary

You can discover new information or review what you already know about nuclear physics by taking a look at the lessons in this chapter. You will learn more about topics such as radioactive decay and mass-energy conversion. When you are done studying, you should be able to:

  • Provide examples of radioactive substances
  • Identify three types of radioactive decay
  • Understand the meaning of the term nuclear power
  • Explain how nuclei break down to form nuclear fission
  • Discuss how nuclear fusion power is used in the environment

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