Physics of earth

This course will enable you to understand the basics of the physics of earth material used in building construction. With short easy to understand science videos concepts of capillary bridges, chains of force and granulometry will be discussed.

Learning objectives:

  • To be able to name the different grains that make up earth
  • Become aware of the importance of the 3 phases: solid, liquid, gas, in earth mechanical resistance
  • To be able to briefly explain “how it works?”.

Course Content