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Using radioactivity

  • Martin Harrison
  • Frank McKim
Chapter
Part of the Macmillan Master Series book series (MMS)

Abstract

After this chapter you should
  • understand how nuclear fission is used to generate heat in a reactor

  • be able to discuss factors relating to the nuclear debate

  • know what nuclear fusion involves

  • understand some medical and engineering applications of nuclear radiations.

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© M. J. Harrison, F. R. McKim 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Harrison
  • Frank McKim

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