Retaining the clear and concise explanations and the easy-to-read style of the first edition, this book builds on the principles of mechanics and the properties of concrete and steel, with numerous worked examples. The scope of the work ranges from an introduction to the fundamentals of prestressed...
To Be Published September 10th 2015 by CRC Press
Resources and activities to inspire and engage your students
Teachers around the world have found Ian Gilbert’s classic text Essential Motivation in the Classroom an inspiring and provocative read. This ground-breaking companion to the book is a definitive one-stop guide for teachers who are looking for inspiration into how his ideas can be put into practice...
To Be Published April 26th 2015 by Routledge
Principles, Methods and Modelling
Provides Step-by-Step Instruction Structural Analysis: Principles, Methods and Modelling outlines the fundamentals involved in analyzing engineering structures, and effectively presents the derivations used for analytical and numerical formulations. This text explains practical and relevant...
Published July 27th 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...
Published June 19th 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 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