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PHYSICS 564 Nuclear Physics   SPRING 2018


(1) Always write legibly.

(2) Show ALL your work.

(3) Make your final result clear and easy to find.

(4) Write your name legibly on the first page.

(5) Put the problems in order.


Failure to do so will result in heavy markdown in your scores, or a zero score altogether.


In addition, pay attention to significant digits


(6) If your final result has too many significant digits you will be marked down. (One or two too many I'll overlook, but four, five, six…)

(7) Conversely, because we are often taking the differences between large numbers with small results, be sure to take enough digits in your intermediate results.


   HW 1: Due Tues, Feb 6, 2018

   HW 2: Due Thurs, Feb 15, 2018

   HW 3: Due Thurs, Feb 22, 2018

   HW 4: Due Tues, Mar 6, 2018
   HW 5: Due Thurs, Mar 15, 2018

   HW 6: Due Tues Apr 10, 2018  

   HW 7: Due Thurs, April 19, 2018

   HW 8: Due Thurs, April 26, 2018

   HW 9: Due Thurs, May 3, 2018

National Nuclear Data Center

Tabulation of experimental masses, binding energy, etc., from the NNDC

Last updated  Apr 26, 2018