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Sandcastle engineering – a geotechnical engineer explains how water, air and sand create solid structures

Joseph Scalia

August 23, 2022

To understand why some sandcastles are tall, intricate structures & others are shapeless sand lumps, geotechnical engineering helps: Sand for the structure; water between the sand grains provides the force/suction to hold the sand together; & the right amount of air or the water would push the sand grains apart.

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