Video: Instructor’s video
Description: A demonstration to show the angle of repose: the angle at which gravity overcomes the force of static friction and the block starts to slide.
Can be used to show that:
- Angle of repose apparatus (see photo)
- Blocks of various masses and material
- Wooden block
- Block with sandpaper
- Block with leather
- Plastic block
- Gather together all the materials; make sure everything is in working order.
- To adjust the angle, loosen the wing nut on the apparatus.