Angle of Repose
block is placed on an adjustable inclined plane which can be raised until the
block slides down the plane. The tangent of the angle can be used to determine
the coefficient of friction between these surfaces. Blocks with different
surfaces, such as bare wood and sandpaper-covered wood, may be used.
plane and blocks.
sliding on plane.
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