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Sand Castle Holds Up A Car! - Mechanically Stabilized Earth

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Published on May 16, 2016

Dirt is probably the cheapest and simplest construction material out there, but it's not very strong compared to other choices. Luckily geotechnical engineers have developed a way to strengthen earthen materials with almost no additional effort - Mechanically Stabilized Earth (aka MSE or Reinforced Soil). If you look closely, you'll see MSE walls are everywhere. Thanks for watching, and let me know what you think!

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Music: Doctor Vox - Gold (https://youtu.be/VM-hX0BQf40)

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