An 821kg car is moving at 29m/s when the brakes are applied. There is a total of 23.4kg of iron in the brake pads and rotors to absorb the heat. Once reaching a complete stop, what is the temperature change in the pads and rotors?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 4, 2020, 2:32 am ad1c9bdddf
In the process, the kinetic energy of the car is converted to the heat of ...
The solution provides examples how to calculate the temperature based on the law of energy conservation.