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    Thermal Energy produced in head on collision of two railroad cars

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    Two railroad cars, each of mass 6500kg and traveling 95 km/h collide head-on and come to rest. How much thermal energy is produced in this collision?

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    According to law of conservation of energy,

    Total kinetic Energy of the system before collision + thermal Energy of the system = Total ...

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