Principles, Methods and Modelling
Combining a user-friendly, practical approach with detailed derivations and mathematical background, this text shows students how to use structural analysis accurately and efficiently to solve engineering problems. Many worked examples walk students through the methods and give them insight into...
To Be Published August 14th 2014 by CRC Press
The essential guide to the big issues for every teacher, 2nd Edition
Why do I need a teacher when I’ve got Google? is just one of the challenging, controversial and thought-provoking questions Ian Gilbert poses in this urgent and invigorating book. Questioning the unquestionable, this fully updated new edition will make you re-consider everything you thought you...
To Be Published June 17th 2014 by Routledge
Praise for the 1st edition: 'This is now one of my top five education books. .I was absorbed and uplifted by it and my own practice as a teacher will undoubtedly change as a result. Surely there can be no higher recommendation.' - Geoff Barton, Times Educational Supplement Essential Motivation in...
Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge
Serviceability failures of concrete structures involving excessive cracking or deflection are relatively common, even in structures that comply with code requirements. This is often as a result of a failure to adequately account for the time-dependent deformations of concrete in the design of the...
Published September 14th 2010 by CRC Press
The Essential Guide to the Big Issues for Every 21st Century Teacher
‘The future of the world is in your hands’ I know that might seem a bit steep considering you’ve got that Year Ten coursework to sort out and the lesson observation on that nervous looking NQT, but that’s the way it is I’m afraid. You chose to be a teacher, you mould young minds on a daily basis...
Published July 13th 2010 by Routledge
‘An energetic, witty and stimulating book, including lively anecdotes and quotes from celebrities such as Bill Gates and Will Smith [..] Full of achievable ideas that don't cost a penny to implement.' - Jayne Verity, DfES A must read for anyone who is passionate about ensuring everyone leaves a...
Published August 28th 2003 by Routledge
The design of structures in general, and prestressed concrete structures in particular, requires considerably more information than is contained in building codes. A sound understanding structural behaviour at all stages of loading is essential. The aim of this book is to present a detailed...
Published September 12th 1990 by CRC Press