6_GRG301C_FA13_MassWasting

Place mass a flat on the board about 3 cm below the

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Unformatted text preview: setup is a simplified model that represents much larger and more powerful landsliding processes in the natural environment. Instructions 1. Use the clipboard as an inclined plane and align the protractor with its center at the bottom of the board. Place Mass A flat on the board about 3 cm below the clip. 2. SLOWLY and STEADILY lift up the clip edge of the clipboard. Stop tilting the board when the mass begins to move. 3. Determine the minimum angle of the inclination of the board at which the mass will slide all the way to the bottom. Measure this angle using the protractor. 4. Repeat steps 1- 3 ten times with Mass A, Clipboard A1 or A2. Record your observations in this table: Mass A Trial 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Angle Calculate the average of the...
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