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Q: When an atom of uranium 235 is bombarded with neutrons it splits into smaller nuclei and produces a great amount of energy This nuclear process is called?
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What do you mean by Nuclear Fission?

Nuclear fission means that in this process the heavy nuclei are split into fragments (or fission products) when bombarded by neutrons and results in release of energy.

What process takes place when uranium -235 splits into two smaller nuclei plus neutrons?

This is called nuclear fission. During this process a small amount of mass is annihilated which produces energy

In a nuclear power station the process that produces heat is called?

Fission is the process that produces heat in a nuclear power station

What is the name of the process in which a nuclear fuel produces heat?

Nuclear fission

What is the process that produces coal deposits?

Nuclear fission

The process which describes the splitting of a large unstable atom into two intermediate size atoms and extra neutrons is called?

The process which describes the splitting of a large unstable atom into two intermediate size atoms and extra neutrons is called nuclear fission. Nuclear fission is a nuclear reaction or a radioactive decay process.

Which nuclear process occurs within nuclear power plants and produces radioactive waste materials?

Nuclear Fission

Fusions is the process where?

Nuclear fusion is the process that produces energy in the stars, including our sun

It is possible to cause artificial radioactivity by bombarding a nucleus with high velocity neutrons This process is called nuclear fission This reaction is the basis of nuclear power stations as you?

Nuclear fission in U-235 and Pu-239 produces heat which is then used to raise steam and generate electricity. In fact the fission process is most efficient with slow neutrons rather than fast ones, which is why reactors have a moderator (light or heavy water or graphite). Induced radioactivity by exposure to fast neutrons is a different matter, material in the reactor like the control rods or the pressure vessel itself do become radioactive because they are as you say bombarded with neutrons, but this radioactivity only produces a trivial amount of extra heat from the reactor. In small reactors not built for power production samples of various substances can be irradiated to make radioactive isotopes for medical and industrial use. In this type of reactor the heat from the fission process is generally thrown away to atmosphere, it might typically be a few megawatts.

The process in which each split atom gives up neutrons is called?

The splitting of atoms and the release of neutrons describes nuclear fission.

A nuclear fission process in which neutrons produced by fission trigger more fissions?

nuclear chain reactionNote: there are also chemical chain reactions (e.g. polymerization), of course they involve no neutrons

Is the process of nuclear division that produces haploid sex cells mitosis.?

No, it is meiosis.