Some runners train with parachutes that trail behind them to provide a large drag force. These parachutes are designed to have a large drag coefficient. One model expands to a square 1.8 mm on a side, with a drag coefficient of 1.4. A runner completes a 240 mm run at 6.0 m/s with this chute trailing behind.

How much thermal energy is added to the air by the drag force?

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