Introduction to Nuclear Science

Jeff C. Bryan

© 2018 - CRC Press
Published February 26, 2018
Textbook - 422 Pages
ISBN 9781138068155 - CAT# K33459

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Features

  • Offers a balanced view of such topics as nuclear power, waste, and the health effects of radiation exposure
  • Provides a clear and complete introduction to nuclear chemistry and physics, from basic concepts to nuclear power and medical applications
  • Includes additional end-of-chapter problems throughout the book
  • Explores applications in medicine, power generation, food safety, waste, and weapons.
  • Explains the necessary mathematics in more detail.

Summary

Written to provide students who have limited backgrounds in the physical sciences and math with an accessible textbook on nuclear science, this edition continues to provide a clear and complete introduction to nuclear chemistry and physics, from basic concepts to nuclear power and medical applications. Incorporating suggestions from adopting professors, the discussion of neutron cross sections is expanded, coverage of the nuclear fuel cycle is now included, and international terms are incorporated. This updated, expanded edition provides a much-needed textbook and resource for undergraduate students in science and engineering as well as those studying nuclear medicine and radiation therapy.

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