Welcome! This is the official course website for TAM 251 at UIUC in Fall 2018.
As well as the pages on this website, this course uses:
 Discussion forum on Piazza
 Gradebook on Compass
 Homework problems on PrairieLearn
 Quizzes through CBTF (ComputerBased Testing Facility)
TAM 251 Course Organization:
This is a living document providing the general structure of the course: All assessments subject to change.
Due dates and testing periods for assessments and evaluations can be found on the schedule page
Unit 
Topics 
Assessments 
Evaluations 

1: Stress 

Homework 1 
Quiz 1/1R 
2: Strain, Material Properties, and Axial Loading Part 1 

Homework 2 Homework 3 
Quiz 2/2R 
3: Torsion and Axial Loading Part 2 

Homework 4 Homework 5 
Quiz 3/3R InClass Quiz 1 (Units 13) 
4: Beams in Bending 

Homework 6 
Quiz 4/4R 
5: Transverse Shear Stress 

Homework 7 
Quiz 5/5R 
6: Stress Transformation 

Homework 8 Homework 9 
Quiz 6/6R InClass Quiz 2 (Units 16) 
7: Deflection 

Homework 10 Homework 11 
Quiz 7/7R 
8: Statically Indeterminate and Buckling 

None 
Final Exam (Cumulative) 