Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Course Overview:
This course is an introduction to the basics of mechanical engineering, and Dr. Dickrell does a great job of working through the material in a way that explains it well and helps students feel confident in their knowledge.
Course highlights:
I learned the way that physical objects interact in the real world, and I found myself considering the principles of statics even after the course ended. The most interesting part to me was the section on bridges and trusses, where students learn to analyze forces acting on a real-life structure.
Hours per week:
6-8 hours
Advice for students:
Make a good study plan to avoid falling behind, and remember that the principles being taught in this course are based on simple logic. Studying and practicing is important, so make a study group!
This class was tough.
Course Overview:
He gives you questions that will test your understanding in the course
Course highlights:
forces, pulleys, and physics is what you learn.
Hours per week:
6-8 hours
Advice for students:
Study the textbook, and watch his lecture videos
Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Course Overview:
Great professor who really cares about his students and if you go to office hours you will learn more about the course.
Course highlights:
Stresses and strains on certain materials and their elastic properties, which eventually lead to rupture.
Hours per week:
3-5 hours
Advice for students:
I would recommend going to the New Engineering building and seeking help from the Teaching assistants and asking as many questions as you can when confused.