Physics
Witmer476
2017-08-13 08:50:30
A 20.0 kg curling stone travels 30.0 m along the ice surface. If the frictional force is 10.0 N, the thermal energy produced is
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TanjaLaprarie298
2017-08-13 15:29:30

The thermal energy is where the work of friction comes from.  That is what stops it eventually.  In this case a counter force of 10N is applied over the distance of 30.0m.  The energy is given by Force*Distance.  Here this is 300J.  This friction work is the thermal energy.

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