The Mass Defect and Binding Energy Calculator will calculate the:
Calculation Parameters: The mass of nucleus is given in the periodic table in terms of atomic mass unit, u. It represents an average value of the mass of all isotopes for a given element. Conversion factors used : 1 u = 1.66054 × 10-27 kg and 1eV = 1.6 × 10-19 J
|The mass defect of a given element Δm is u [atomic mass unit] = kg [kilogram]|
|The binding energy of an atomic nucleus Eb is J [Joule] = eV [electronvolt]|
|Mass defect of a given element calculation|
|∆m = Z ∙ mp + (A - Z) ∙ mn - M|
∆m = ∙ + ( - ) ∙ -
∆m = ∙ + () ∙ -
|Binding energy of an atomic nucleus calculation|
|Eb = [Z ∙ mp + (A - Z) ∙ mn - M] ∙ c2|
Eb = [ ∙ + ( - ) ∙ - ] ∙ 2
Eb = [ ∙ + () ∙ - ] ∙
Eb = [ u] ∙
Eb = [ kg] ∙
Eb = J
Eb = eV
|Mass Defect Binding Energy Calculator Input Values|
|Atomic number (Z)|
|Atomic mass number (A)|
|Mass of proton (mp) u [atomic mass unit]|
|Mass of neutron (mn) u [atomic mass unit]|
|Average mass of nucleus (M) u [atomic mass unit]|
|Speed of light (c) m/s [metre per second]|
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