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  1. Seismic Design Aids for Nonlinear Pushover Analysis of Reinforced Concrete and Steel Bridges

    By Jeffrey Ger, Franklin Y. Cheng

    Series: Advances in Earthquake Engineering

    Nonlinear static monotonic (pushover) analysis has become a common practice in performance-based bridge seismic design. The popularity of pushover analysis is due to its ability to identify the failure modes and the design limit states of bridge piers and to provide the progressive collapse...

    Published August 18th 2011 by CRC Press

  2. Researching Sustainability

    A Guide to Social Science Methods, Practice and Engagement

    Edited by Alex Franklin, Paul Blyton

    This book is for students and researchers across the social sciences who are planning, conducting and disseminating research on sustainability-related issues. Real-world sustainability problems cross many boundaries, and this is the first book to guide students and practitioners through the...

    Published August 1st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Reducing Disaster Risks

    Progress and Challenges in the Caribbean Region

    Edited by Ian Davis, Steve Bender, Fred Krimgold, Franklin McDonald

    Series: Environmental Hazards Series

    Are we winning or losing the battle for safe environments? In 1984, leading disaster risk management professionals and researchers met in Jamaica for the Ocho Rios conference on Disaster Mitigation. In this collection, key experts reflect on the progress made in disaster risk reduction since that...

    Published March 15th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Schools Where Teachers Lead

    What Successful Leaders Do

    By John Bell, Franklin P. Schargel, Tony Thacker

    Develop shared leadership and teacher leadership in your school with the real-world, on-the-job ideas in this book. Principals and other leaders will embrace the practical "Lead Now" and "Do Now" strategies as they improve their own skills and promote shared leadership among their staff. Shared...

    Published January 20th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Longman Anthology of Gothic Verse

    By Caroline Franklin

    Gothic verse liberated the dark side of Romantic and Victorian verse: its medievalism, melancholy and morbidity. Some poets intended merely to shock or entertain, but Gothic also liberated the creative imagination and inspired them to enter disturbing areas of the psyche and to portray...

    Published August 20th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Future of Newspapers

    Edited by Bob Franklin

    Series: Journalism Studies

    The future of newspapers is hotly contested. Pessimistic pundits predict their imminent demise while others envisage a new era of participatory journalism online, with yet others advocating increased investment "in quality journalism" rather than free gifts and DVDs, as the necessary cure for the...

    Published August 12th 2010 by Routledge

  7. 162 Keys to School Success

    Be the Best, Hire the Best, Train, Inspire and Retain the Best

    By Franklin P. Schargel

    Find out how to keep your best teachers on staff, and make sure your new teachers stay motivated beyond their first years on the job. In this book, leading educational consultant Franklin Schargel offers 162 easy-to-apply tips and strategies for principals and administrators looking to hire quality...

    Published July 13th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Structural Optimization

    Dynamic and Seismic Applications

    By Franklin Y. Cheng, Kevin Z. Truman

    Series: Structural Engineering: Mechanics and Design

    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 17th 2010 by CRC Press

  9. Cloud Computing

    Technologies and Strategies of the Ubiquitous Data Center

    By Brian J.S. Chee, Curtis Franklin Jr.

    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 7th 2010 by CRC Press

  10. Creating School Cultures That Embrace Learning

    What Successful Leaders Do

    By John Bell, Franklin P. Schargel, Tony Thacker

    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 23rd 2009 by Routledge

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