Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics 8th Edition

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1118412931
ISBN 13: 978-1-11841-293-0

Chapter 2 - Exercises: Things Engineers Think About: 6

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While running on treadmill, energy is transferred to the treadmill in form of work i.e. W = normal frictional force due to body weight of runner* distance moved by treadmill. This energy increases the temperature of treadmill hence it gets warm.

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While running on treadmill, energy is transferred to the treadmill in form of work i.e. W = normal frictional force due to body weight of runner* distance moved by treadmill. This energy increases the temperature of treadmill hence it gets warm.
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