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Modern Nuclear Chemistry, 2nd Edition

This 2nd edition provides additional solved problems to help students, as well as math tools and simulations to demonstrate various phenomena and new chapters on nuclear medicine, nuclear forensics, and particle physics. There are also updated chapters on nuclear structure; α-, β-, and γ-decay; nuclear reactions; fission; astrophysics; and nuclear reactor chemistry.

Product details

  • Authors: Walter D. Loveland, David J. Morrissey, Glenn T. Seaborg
  • File Size: 20 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 800 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 2nd edition (April 10, 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B06Y3G5CNC
  • ISBN-10: 0470906731
  • ISBN-13: 9780470906736

Written by established experts in the field, Modern Nuclear Chemistry 2nd Edition features in-depth discussions of proven scientific principles, current trends, and applications of nuclear chemistry to the sciences and engineering.

  • Provides up-to-date coverage of the latest research and examines the theoretical and practical aspects of nuclear and radiochemistry
  • Adds discussion of math tools and simulations to demonstrate various phenomena, new chapters on Nuclear Forensics, Nuclear Medicine, and Particle Physics, and updates to all other chapters
  • Presents the basic physical principles of nuclear and radiochemistry in a succinct fashion, requiring no basic knowledge of quantum mechanics
  • Includes additional in-chapter sample problems with solutions to help students

Building on the legacy of its successful predecessor, this revision of Modern Nuclear Chemistry 2e brings together a detailed and rigorous perspective on both the  practical and theoretical aspects of this rapidly evolving field.

Requiring no previous knowledge of quantum mechanics and written at a level suitable for advanced undergraduate or graduate courses in science and engineering, this book is designed to be used as a textbook and a reference for practicing scientists and engineers. Extensive appendices facilitate quick reference, and the inclusion of advanced materials and references appeals to those who desire a deeper immersion in the subject.

Reviews of 1st edition: “…an excellent resource for libraries and laboratories supporting programs requiring familiarity with nuclear processes …” (CHOICE) AND “… an authoritative, comprehensive but succinct, state-of-the-art textbook ….” (The Chemical Educator)

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