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Name: Nuclear Decay and Conservation Laws
ID: m42633
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Define and discuss nuclear decay.
  • State the conservation laws.
  • Explain parent and daughter nucleus.
  • Calculate the energy emitted during nuclear decay.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: alpha decay, antimatter, beta decay, daughters, decay equation, decay series, electron capture, electron capture equation, electron’s antineutrino, electron’s neutrino, gamma decay, neutrino, nuclear reaction energy, parent, positron decay
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.4 (history)
First publication date: Jan 18, 2012 9:32 am -0600
Last revision to module: Jun 13, 2012 4:02 pm -0500

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Version: 1.6 Sep 11, 2013 11:34 am -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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fixed solution

Version: 1.5 Sep 6, 2013 1:48 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Edits made according to ISM corrections PDF.

Version: 1.4 Jun 13, 2012 4:02 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer Currently viewing this version.
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Version: 1.3 Jun 6, 2012 3:15 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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consistency, image cropping, LO

Version: 1.2 Jun 4, 2012 4:53 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 8:47 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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