Chapter 3: Nuclear Energy Created by: CK-12 CK-12 21st Century Physics - A Compilation of Contemporary and Emerging Technologies Read Resources Details Chapter Outline 3.1. Introduction3.2. Nuclear Binding Energy3.3. Fission of Heavy Nuclei3.4. Controlling the Nuclear Reaction3.5. Final Note3.6. References / Further Reading3.7. Virginia Physics Standards of Learning Chapter Summary Image Attributions Description This chapter is a short non-mathematical course introducing high school physics students and interested non-scientists to the physics of the atomic nucleus and to phenomena associated with nuclear fission. Authors: David P. Stern Tags: atom CK.SCI.ENG.SE.1.Physics-21st-Century.3 isotope (8 more) neutron nuclear fission nuclear fusion nuclear physics nuclear reactor nucleus photon proton Categories: science Physics Grades: 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 Date Created: Feb 23, 2012 Last Modified: Dec 11, 2013 You can only attach files to None which belong to you If you would like to associate files with this None, please make a copy first.