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Lecture number:
4
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of North Texas
Course:
Chem 1360 - Context of Chem

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Chem 1360 1nd Edition Lecture 4 Outline of Last Lecture I Chapter 3 notes Outline of Current Lecture II Chapter 11 notes Current Lecture Chapter 11 radiation can disrupt chemical processes in cells and can damage DNA which may cause mutations nuclear equations represent nuclear processes the equations are balanced when the sum of nucleon numbers on each side is the same and the sum of atomic numbers on each side is the same four types of radioactive decay alpha decay beta decay gamma decay and positron the fifth type is electron capture which absorbs one of the atom s electrons transmutation is the conversion of one element into another it can t be carried out by chemical means but can be by nuclear processes the different types of radiation have different abilities alpha particles slow and penetrating beta particles faster and more penetrating gamma rays travel at the speed of light and have great penetrating power the goals of the Manhattan Project to achieve sustained nuclear fission and determine the critical mass to enrich the amount of fissionable material required synthesize plutonium to construct a nuclear fission bomb before the Germans nuclear power plants use the same nuclear chain reaction as in atomic bombs but it s much slower and can be controlled These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute



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