Pocket Guide to Technical Writing

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/1/2000
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL
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For courses in Technical Writing, Technical Communication, Writing for Technicians, and Business Writingas well as corporate training seminars in writing. Intended as the Strunk and White of technical writing, this book is unique in its combination of an alphabetized handbook with brief chapters on organization and efficiency. This handy reference for on-the-job writing gives quick, easy-to-find answers to common writing problems faced in various technical and professional careers. It provides immediate help for planning, drafting, and revising 16 common documentsfrom letters and memos to reports and proposals. (An excellent Value Pak opportunity!)

Table of Contents

The Writing Process: Achieving Speed and Quality
Structure: Achieving Order and Design
Special Topics: Graphics and Speeches
Appendix A: ABC Formats and Examples 65(62)
Appendix B: Writing Handbook 127

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