simple calculations on nuclear transformations;
the concept of mass difference and binding energy;
Understand the atomic mass unit,
Convert from one unit to another using 1
u = 931.1 MeV,
E = mc2;
E = mc2
applies to all energy changes;
Know the graph of average binding energy per nucleon against nucleon number,
What is meant by binding energy per nucleon?
How do we get energy from fission?
How do we get energy from fusion?
Atomic mass unit, mass defect, binding energy, fission, fusion