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Homework Help: Thermal Physics

Posted by Francesca on Friday, May 20, 2011 at 10:22am.

Two cars collide head on while each is travelling at 80 km/hr. Suppose all of their
kinetic energy is transformed into thermal energy. What is the temperature increase
of each car? [You may assume that the specific heat capacity of each car is that of
iron, 449 J kg-1K-1.]

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