Paperback: 230 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (May 31, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.5 x 11 inches
Amazon Rank: 3385026
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Nuclear binding energy is the energy that would be required to disassemble the nucleus of an atom into its component parts. These component parts are neutrons and protons, which are collectively called nucleons. The binding energy of nuclei is due to the attractive forces that hold these nucleons together and this is usually a positive number, since most nuclei would require the expenditure of energy to separate them into individual protons and n...