Chapter 3: Nuclear Energy Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 CK-12 21st Century Physics - A Compilation of Contemporary and Emerging Technologies Read Resources Details David Stern. "Nuclear Energy", 21st Century Physics. 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 Subjects: science Grades: 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 Date Created: Feb 23, 2012 Last Modified: Nov 25, 2014 You can only attach files to chapter which belong to you If you would like to associate files with this chapter, please make a copy first.