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Q. The nuclear mass of 48Ti is 47.9359 amu. Calculate the binding energy per nucleon for 48Ti. 

Solved • Mar 31, 2020

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Q. The nuclear mass of 56Fe is 55.9207 amu. Calculate the binding energy per nucleon for 56Fe._______ J/nucleon

Solved • Mar 18, 2020

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Q. Calculate the binding energy per nucleon for each of the following nuclei.(a) 9Be _____ MeV/nucleon(b) 4He _____ MeV/nucleon(c) 59Co _____ MeV/nucl...

Solved • Mar 18, 2020

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Q. Calculate the mass defect for the formation of phosphorus-31. The mass of a phosphorus-31 nucleus is 30.973765 amu. The masses of a proton and a ne...

Solved • Dec 19, 2019

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Q. An atom of 28Na has a mass of 27.97878 amu. Calculate the binding energy per MOLE in kJ.Use the values:mass of 1H atom = 1.007825 amumass of a neut...

Solved • Dec 18, 2019

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Q. An atom of 49K has a mass of 48.965514 amu. Calculate the binding energy in MeV per NUCLEON. the masses:mass of 1H atom = 1.007825 amumass of a neu...

Solved • Dec 17, 2019

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Q. An atom of 172Ta has a mass of 171.944740 amu. Calculate the binding energy in MeV per atom. Use the masses:mass of 1H atom = 1.007825 amumass of a...

Solved • Dec 16, 2019

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Q. The mass defect for a Li-6 nucleus is -0.03434 g/mol. How do you calculate the atomic mass of Li-6?

Solved • Sep 1, 2019

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Q. 24.82Iodine-131 is one of the most important isotopes used in the diagnosis of thyroid cancer. One atom has a mass of 130.906114 amu. Calculate the...

Solved • Jan 28, 2019

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Q. What is the nuclear binding energy of a lithium-7 nucleus in units of kJ/mol and eV/nucleus? (Mass of a lithium-7 atom = 7.016003 amu.)

Solved • Jan 9, 2019

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Q. Which of the following nuclei is likely to have the largest mass defect per nucleon: 11B, 51V, 118Sn, 243Cm?

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. The nuclear reaction that powers a radioisotope thermoelectric generator is  94 238Pu  →   92 234U + 2 4He. The atomic masses of plutonium-238 and ...

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. The nuclear masses of 7Be, 9Be, and 10Be are 7.0147, 9.0100, and 10.0113 amu, respectively.Which of these nuclei has the largest binding energy per...

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. The atomic masses of hydrogen-2 (deuterium), helium-4, and lithium-6 are 2.014102 amu, 4.002602 amu, and 6.0151228 amu, respectively. For 4He, calc...

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. The atomic masses of hydrogen-2 (deuterium), helium-4, and lithium-6 are 2.014102 amu, 4.002602 amu, and 6.0151228 amu, respectively. For 6Li, calc...

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Based on the following atomic mass values - 1H, 1.00782 amu; 2H, 2.01410 amu; 3H, 3.01605 amu; 3He, 3.01603 amu; 4He, 4.00260 amu-and the mass of t...

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. The thermite reaction, Fe2O3(s) + 2Al(s)  →  2Fe(s) + Al2O3(s), Ho= -851.5kJ/mol, is one of the most exothermic reactions known. Because the heat r...

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Table Mass Defects and Binding Energies for Three NucleiNucleusMass of Nucleus (amu)Mass of Individual Nucleons (amu)Mass Defect (amu)Binding Energ...

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. You may want to reference (Pages 920 - 922)Section 21.6 while completing this problemHow much energy must be supplied to break a single aluminum-27...

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. How much energy must be supplied to break a single 21Ne nucleus into separated protons and neutrons if the nucleus has a mass of 20.98846 amu?

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. What is the nuclear binding energy for 1 mol of 21Ne?

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Calculate the mass defect and nuclear binding energy per nucleon for each of the nuclides indicated below.a. Li–7 (atomic mass = 7.016003 amu)

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. When a positron and an electron annihilate one another, the resulting mass is completely converted to energy.Calculate the energy associated with t...

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Complete each of the following nuclear equations and calculate the energy change (in J/mol of reactants) associated with each one. (Al-27 = 26.9815...

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Calculate the quantity of energy produced per mole of U-235 (atomic mass = 235.043922 amu) for the neutron-induced fission of U-235 to produce Te-1...

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Calculate the quantity of energy produced per gram of reactant for the fusion of two H-2 (atomic mass = 2.014102 amu) atoms to form He-3 (atomic ma...

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Calculate the quantity of energy produced per gram of reactant for the fusion of H-3 (atomic mass = 3.016049 amu) with H-1 (atomic mass =1.007825 a...

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Calculate the mass defect and nuclear binding energy per nucleon of the each of the nuclides indicated below.Ni-58 (atomic mass = 57.935346  amu)

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Calculate the quantity of energy produced per gram of U-235 (atomic mass = 235.043922 amu) for the neutron-induced fission of U-235 to form Xe-144 ...

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Cobalt-59 is the only stable isotope of this transition metal. One 59Co atom has a mass of 58.933198 amu. Calculate the binding energy(a) per nucle...

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. How many joules are released when 1.5 mol of 239Pu decays, if each nucleus releases 5.243 MeV?

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. The mass of the atom 199 F is 18.99840 amu.(b) Calculate its binding energy per nucleon.

Solved • Dec 10, 2018

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Q. The mass of the atom  2311 Na is 22.9898 amu.(a) Calculate its binding energy per atom in millions of electron volts.

Solved • Dec 10, 2018

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Q. The easiest fusion reaction to initiate is21H + 31H → 42He + 10nCalculate the energy released per  42He nucleus produced and per mole of  42He prod...

Solved • Dec 5, 2018

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Q. Calculate the amount of energy released per gram of hydrogen nuclei reacted for the following reaction. The atomic masses are 11H, 1.00782 u; 21H, ...

Solved • Dec 5, 2018

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Q. The binding energy per nucleon for magnesium-27 is 1.326 X 10 -12 J/nucleon. Calculate the atomic mass of 27Mg.

Solved • Dec 5, 2018

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Q. 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 ...

Solved • Dec 5, 2018

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Q. The reaction below releases _____ kJ/mol. The atomic masses are  3He (3.0160), 1H (1.0078), 4He (4.0026), 0e (0.0005486).3He2 + 1H1 → 4He2 + 0e1

Solved • May 30, 2018

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Q.  For the following fusion reaction, calculate the change in energy of the reaction in units of joules per mole.

Solved • May 21, 2018

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Q. Sort these isotopes by whether they are most likely to undergo fusion or fission.Hydrogen-3, Uranium-233, Plutonium-239, Hydrogen-1, Helium-3, Plut...

Solved • Mar 6, 2018

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Q. Given that 0.1 percent of the mass of a sample of fissionable material is converted to energy upon nuclear fission. Estimate the amount of energy r...

Solved • Aug 15, 2016

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Q. How much energy is released in the following nuclear reaction?Mass of the 21Ne = 20.993849 amu; Mass of 4He = 4.002604 amu;Mass of a neutron = 1.00...

Solved • May 2, 2016

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Q. The mass of a 40Ca atom is 39.962591 u. What is the nuclear binding energy for this atom? (a) 34.846 MeV (b) 331.83 MeV (c) 342.05 MeV (d) 3.30...

Solved • Apr 13, 2016

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Q. Calculate the energy change when one 238U nucleus undergoes the reaction:238U + n → 239Pu + 2βThe masses needed are 238U, 238.0508 amu; 239Pu, 239....

Solved • Feb 4, 2016