TAM 212: Dynamics

General Info

Grades Formal Assessment Contact Info
Lectures Grading Discussions Office hours
Website TAM 2XX Policies   Online forum
Course description      
Prerequisites      
Reference text      
       
       

 

Lectures:

Prof. West: MWF, 3-4pm, Materials Science & Eng Bld | Room 100

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Website: The official class website is http://courses.engr.illinois.edu/tam212/

Description:Kinematics and dynamics of the three-dimensional motion of particles; kinematics and dynamics of the plane motion of rigid bodies; methods of work/energy and impulse/momentum; moving reference frames.

Prerequisites: TAM 210 or TAM 211.

Reference Texts: Dynamics reference pages

Alternative Texts:

  • R. C. Hibbeler, Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics, 13th edition, Prentice Hall, 2012, ISBN 0132911272, (Amazon).
  • G. Gray, F. Costanzo, and M. Plesha, Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics, 1st edition, McGraw-Hill, 2009, ISBN 0077275543 (Amazon).
  • D. J. McGill and W. W. King, Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics, 4th edition, Tichenor Publishing, 2003, ISBN 0742134938, (Amazon).

Grading: The total score for the course is computed with the following weights:

Online quizzes 40% Online homework 15%
Final Exam 30% Discussion worksheets 15%
       

TAM 2XX Policies: General TAM 2XX course policies may be found at: http://mechref.engr.illinois.edu/pol/policies.html

Discussion Sections: The discussion section schedule is listed below, and all discussions sections meet in 0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg.

  Wednesday Thursday Friday
9-10

 

   
  10-11    

 

 

 

11-12

 

 

AD6

Jianing

Bingyu, Jerry

12-13

 

 

AD7

Hussein

Jianing, Bingyu

13-14  

AD1

Kuan-Yu

Shanit, Bingyu

AD8

Jianing

Hussein, Bingyu

14-15  

AD2

Darioush

Shanit, Ally

 

15-16  

AD3

Darioush

Kuan-Yu, Ally

 
16-17  

AD4

Darioush

Hussein, Kuan-Yu

 
17-18  

 

 

You are encouraged to bring a tablet or laptop to discussion section to access the online reference pages.

Office Hours: Office hours are held in 0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg. Office hours start in Week 2 of the semester.

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
6 - 8 pm

Kuan-Yu

Felix, Jerry

Hussein

Jerry, Caleb

Felix

Ally, Caleb

Darioush

Bingyu

Jianing

Online forum (Campuswire): TAs and CAs are scheduled to be checking Campuswire on the following days:

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

Darioush

Jianing

Kuan-Yu

Felix

Kuan-Yu

Caleb

Darioush

Ally

Hussein

Shanit

Jianing

Jerry

Hussein

Bingyu