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Pocket Book of Technical Writing for Engineers & Scientists

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780073191591

ISBN10:
0073191590
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/4/2007
Publisher(s):
McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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Summary

The focus of this text is to teach engineering students the skill of technical writing. The book is unique in that it gets to the point, uses practical outlines throughout, and shows students how to produce the most common technical documents step-by-step, in a manner that is fun and interesting to students. Each chapter has an end-of-chapter critique which allows students to implement what they have learned in the chapter.With ABET increasing the emphasis on technical writing, this affordable, straightforward, easy-to-understand text with flexible coverage, would be a perfect fit for your technical writing course.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction

2 Ethical Considerations

3 Technical Definition

4 Descriptions of a Mechanism

5 Descriptions of a Process

6 Proposals

7 Progress Reports

8 Feasibility and Recommendation Reports

9 Laboratory and Project Reports

10 Instructions and Manuals

11 Research Reports

12 Abstracts and Summaries

13 Grammar, Style, and Punctuation

14 Documentation

15 Visuals

16 Electronic Publishing

17 Presentations and Briefings

18 Business Communications

19 Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interviews

20 Team Writing

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