Welcome! This is the official course website for TAM 251 at UIUC in Summer 2021.
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, Strain 

Homework 1 
Quiz 1 
2: Material Properties, and Axial Loading 

Homework 2 
Quiz 2 
3: Torsion 

Homework 3 
Quiz 3 
4: Beams in Bending 

Homework 4 
Quiz 4 
5: Transverse Shear Stress 

Homework 5 
Quiz 5 
6: Stress Transformation 

Homework 6 
Quiz 6 
7: Deflection in beams 

Homework 7

Tested on final exam 
The final exam will be comprehensive and held on Aug 6–7.