Dynamic and Seismic Applications
Today’s biggest structural engineering challenge is to design better structures, and a key issue is the need to take an integrated approach which balances control of costs with the requirement for handling earthquakes and other dynamic forces. Structural optimization is based on rigorous...
Published June 16th 2010 by CRC Press
Technologies and Strategies of the Ubiquitous Data Center
Modern computing is no longer about devices but is all about providing services, a natural progression that both consumers and enterprises are eager to embrace. As it can deliver those services, efficiently and with quality, at compelling price levels, cloud computing is with us to stay....
Published April 6th 2010 by CRC Press
What Successful Leaders Do
This book brings together the insight and experience of successful leaders from over 60 schools on the issue of improving school culture – in their very own words. It provides the tools, practices, and examples that will help you in your own effort to improve school culture....
Published February 22nd 2009 by Routledge
Effective, Easy-To-Implement Tips for Teachers
Speaking from years of experience, author Franklin Schargel provides 152 field-tested ideas about working with at-risk students. Designed to be read and implemented quickly, these are concise snapshots of what educators can do to keep students from dropping out. You can apply these practical tips...
Published April 29th 2008 by Routledge
Series: Spon's International Price Books
This new edition of Spon's Irish Construction Price Book, edited by Franklin + Andrews, is the only complete, tailored and up-to-date source of cost data for the Irish construction industry. This price book is an essential aid to profitable contracting for all those operating in Ireland's ...
Published April 2nd 2008 by Spon Press
Analysing Print Journalism
Pulling Newspapers Apart: Analysing Print Journalism explores contemporary UK national and local newspapers at a significant and pivotal moment in their development when some pundits are busily, if mistakenly, announcing their demise. The book offers a detailed examination of features which...
Published March 18th 2008 by Routledge
Innovative Systems for Seismic Response Control
An innovative concept, smart structural systems have proven to be extremely effective in absorbing damaging energy and/or counteracting potentially devastating force, thus limiting structural collapse and subsequent injury. As this technology rapidly evolves, there is an ever-increasing need for an...
Published February 24th 2008 by CRC Press
Pacific Traversals Online
In this ground-breaking study M.I. Franklin explores the form and substance of everyday life online from a critical postcolonial perspective. With Internet access and social media uses accelerating in the Global South, in-depth studies of just how non-western communities, at home and living abroad,...
Published October 21st 2007 by Routledge
Instructional Leaders Speak Out
This book brings together the wisdom and experience from over 50 schools that have been categorized as "high performing, high minority, high poverty." It shows us how the leaders of those schools succeeded -- in their own words. From At-Risk to Academic Excellence: What Successful Leaders Do shows...
Published March 19th 2007 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Guides to Literature
Lord Byron (1788-1824) was a poet and satirist, as famous in his time for his love affairs and questionable morals as he was for his poetry. Looking beyond the scandal, Byron leaves us a body of work that proved crucial to the development of English poetry and provides a fascinating counterpoint to...
Published October 24th 2006 by Routledge