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    Example for conversion from kinetic energy to heat

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    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?

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    In the process, the kinetic energy of the car is converted to the heat of ...

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    The solution provides examples how to calculate the temperature based on the law of energy conservation.