Pretty easy, overall.
There were only two exams, midterm and final that he graded personally. Also there were 10 HW's over the 15 week course. A good teacher to actually teach the material.
It is based on how a given material would act and deform based upon the different type of stress the material
Hours per week:
Advice for students:
Do all of the HW's, practice the HW problems before the exams. All exams are open book, open note.