A brilliant engineer, great teacher, hard class. Make sure you know statics inside and out and be prepared to supplement lectures with prepared to supplement lectures with reading/examples and homework. The material is hard to digest at times and he makes it as palatable as he can, so ask questions and take advantage of office hours, Professor P. is always willing to help.
You will have to work for your grade in this class,
If you do the work and do the reading then you’ll be