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Solution: Exercise 44. The most stable nucleus in terms of binding energy per nucleon is 56Fe. If the atomic mass of 56Fe is 55.9349 u, calculate the binding energy per nucleon for 56Fe.Calculate the binding

Exercise 44. The most stable nucleus in terms of binding energy per nucleon is ^{56}Fe. If the atomic mass of ^{56}Fe is 55.9349 u, calculate the binding energy per nucleon for ^{56}Fe.

Calculate the binding energy in J/nucleon for carbon-12 (atomic mass = 12.0000 u) and uranium-235 (atomic mass = 235.0439 u). The atomic mass of ^{1}_{1}H is 1.00782 u and the mass of a neutron is 1.00866 u. The most stable nucleus known is ^{56}Fe (see Exercise 44). Would the binding energy per nucleon for ^{56}Fe be larger or smaller than that of ^{12}C or ^{235}U? Explain.

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Based on the following atomic mass values - 1H, 1....

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Calculate the mass defect and nuclear binding ener...

Calculate the mass defect and nuclear binding ener...

The atomic masses of hydrogen-2 (deuterium), heliu...

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The isotope 2862 Ni has the largest binding energ...

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24.79.Oxygen-16 is one of the most stable nuclides...

24.79.Oxygen-16 is one of the most stable nuclides...

Lead-206 is the end product of 238U decay. One 206...

Lead-206 is the end product of 238U decay. One 206...

24.81Cobalt-59 is the only stable isotope of this ...

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