We are asked to calculate the nuclear binding energy in kJ/mol for 28Na which has an atomic mass of 27.97878
To calculate for the nuclear binding energy:
Step 1: Determine the number of protons and neutrons
Step 2: Determine the total mass of protons and neutrons
Step 3: Calculate the mass defect (∆m)
Step 4: Determine nuclear binding energy in kJ/mol
An atom of 28Na has a mass of 27.97878 amu. Calculate the binding energy per MOLE in kJ.
Use the values:
mass of 1H atom = 1.007825 amu
mass of a neutron = 1.008665 amu
c = 2.99792 x 108 m/s
a. 6.481x1011 kJ/mol
b. 2.288x1011 kJ/mol
c. 3.725x109 kJ/mol
d. 5.052x109 kJ/mol
e. 9.532x107 kJ/mol
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