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1.2 Mud

Welcome to our course on using mud for construction! In this course, you will learn about the different types of mud and their properties, as well as the components and tests that go into using mud as a building material. You'll also discover how to balance soil to create the perfect mud mixture for your construction needs. By the end of this course, you will have a deep understanding of mud and the confidence to use it in your building projects

- The course covers the basics of soil, historical context and the use of mud in traditional building methods.
- Understand different tests to know the mud properties for construction, which anyone can try with the soil available. 
- This exciting course will teach you all about mud: its types, components, and tests. You'll also learn how to balance the soil and procure mud without damaging the environment. So register now and learn about sustainable practices for mud management! 

Language: English
Duration: 1 hour 15min
Learn at your own pace
Validity: 365Days
*The displayed price is inclusive of GST(18%), Payment Gateway Charges(2-3%), Platform Charges(10%), Affiliate Charges(20%)*

About the course

Most traditional buildings use mud, which is readily available in most areas. It is a significant material in natural structures. But one must know the properties of a particular mud before using it for construction. There are different types of mud-like there are different types of climates. As per the properties of the mud, there will be variations in the use of mud. In this episode, learn about the basics of soil, historical context and the use of mud in traditional building methods. It explains the components of soil and how to procure mud without causing much damage to the environment. There are different tests to know the properties of mud, which anyone can try with the soil available. The findings through the tests help to understand the properties of the mud. After knowing the mud, one can use it more appropriately, with fewer mistakes. The test can equip the learner with the knowledge to use the soil available on the land itself rather than buying soil from outside. In the end, there are various uses of mud by Thannal, which can be a reference for 'good practices' in the natural building for utilising mud. Mud is a versatile material.

What you'll learn

  • What is Soil?
  • Ancient text knowledge
  • Components of soil
  • How to procure soil to examine the components?
  • Mud Tests
  • Feeling with Hands
  • Cigar Test
  • Ball drop test
  • Mud biscuits or cookies
  • Mud Bottle Test
  • Mud Sampling
  • Conclusion & Jagrat
  • References & What’s Next

Unlock the secrets of mud and discover how you can positively impact the world! This fantastic course will show you how to use the earth to create a cleaner, healthier environment. So enroll today and start making a difference!


6 Modules | 22 Sessions | 1 hour 5 min 48 sec Total Time



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