Average Rating (from 4 Students)
Course Difficulty
Easy 0%
Medium 25%
Hard 75%
Top Course Tags
Go to Office Hours
Many Small Assignments
Math-heavy
This class was tough.
Course Overview:
yes, I is a prereq for most engineering majors
Course highlights:
I loved the deformation sections
Hours per week:
12+ hours
Advice for students:
Do all the homework. Not just once, redo it when you study for the tests.
This class was tough.
Course Overview:
This course is very challenging and offers insight into how engineers have to problem solve using mathematics on real problems. I found the course to be very interesting once the basics were learned. While the grading can be unforgiving and the problems difficult the course work is not unreasonable and with appropriate study habits and asking the instructor for assistance the class can be completed with high marks.
Course highlights:
Learning how structures are designed with the constraint of the material strength and application of how the structure is intended to be used. Learning how to design a cross section based off of the type of stress (axial, bending, and twisting) the part would receive was very illuminating.
Hours per week:
6-8 hours
Advice for students:
Be sure to communicate with the instructor if you are having trouble, especially at the beginning. Take any of the extra credit assignments or points you can get.
This class was tough.
Course Overview:
I would recommend this course because it helps you understand the basics of how different materials will function in real life. You need this class to be confident in building anything structurally sound.
Course highlights:
This course introduces concepts such as stress, tension, torque, etc. You work a lot with beams to get the main idea of how to calculate these different components. You learn how different structures respond to loading.
Hours per week:
9-11 hours
Advice for students:
I would advise that you go to help sessions to understand the homework better. With out the help sessions, I would have spent way more time than necessary on the homework. Homework is worth a whole test grade in this class, so doing it to the best of your ability is worth while.