Written by global leaders and pioneers in the field, this book is a must-have read for researchers,Â practicing engineers and university faculty working in SHM.
Structural Health Monitoring: A Machine Learning Perspective is the first comprehensive book on the general problem of structural health monitoring. The authors, renowned experts in the field, consider structural health monitoring in a new manner by casting the problem in the context of a machine learning/statistical pattern recognition paradigm, first explaining the paradigm in general terms then explaining the process in detail with further insight provided via numerical and experimental studies of laboratory test specimens and in-situ structures. This paradigm provides a comprehensive framework for developing SHM solutions.
Structural Health Monitoring: A Machine Learning Perspective makes extensive use of the authors? detailed surveys of the technical literature, the experience they have gained from teaching numerous courses on this subject, and the results of performing numerous analytical and experimental structural health monitoring studies.
'A clearly written, well-structured and practical account of how to help and support children and young people with mental health problems, and those at risk of developing such problems...The book concludes with an excellent listing of organisations and resources' - SENCO Update 'A highly practical and impressive book...I like the short introductions and the concise summing up within each chapter...The book is suitable for teachers as well as counsellors and outside agencies involved in school referral work...deserves to be widely read and to have its ideas put into practice' - Therapy Today 'I feel the book should be compulsory reading for everyone who works with young people, but especially pastoral heads and senior teachers with responsibilities in this area' - Janine Phillips, Class Teacher Mental Health is now a mandatory component of the PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education) curriculum. This book is a practical guide for teachers, explaining the difference between counselling and counselling skills, as well as looking at how mental health issues affect children's behaviour, self-esteem, motivation and achievement and so on, and what the school can do about this. Issues covered include: - the difference between counselling, and counselling skills - employing a counsellor in schools - how to set up and run counselling provision in a school - information on counselling, psychotherapy and talking therapies - when to refer - peer support - mental health and emotional intelligence in the curriculum - lesson ideas and plans for PHSE
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