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Technical writing A-Z : a commonsense guide to engineering reports and theses / Trevor M. Young.

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Author/Creator:
Young, Trevor M.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2005
Imprint:
British English ed. - New York, N.Y. : ASME Press, c2005.
Format:
  • Book
  • viii, 244 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publisher's Summary:
Not intended to be read from cover to cover, this book was designed instead to be a quick and useful reference for students, young engineers, and experienced professionals alike. It provides guidelines, advice, and technical information for preparing formal documents - covering a range of report formats (e.g. assessment, laboratory, and progress reports).This concise, no-nonsense guide provides alphabetically ordered and cross-referenced topics, which make it easy to find answers to questions related to writing a technical report or thesis.The topics include: the format and content of reports and theses; copyright and plagiarism; print and Internet reference citation; abbreviations; units and conversion factors; significant figures; mathematical notation and equations; writing styles and conventions; frequently confused words; and, grammatical errors and punctuation.It also provides commonsense advice on issues such as how to get started and how to keep your reader's attention.
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ISBN:
0791802361
079180237X
9780791802366
9780791802373

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