How to write a successful science thesis : the concise guide for students
- Russey, William E.
- Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, 2006.
- Physical description
- x, 223 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Introduction. PART I: STYLE AND METHODS. 1. The Laboratory Notebook. 2. Literature Work. 3. Getting Started: Outline and First Draft. 4. Writing Style. 5. Writing Techniques. PART II: THE COMPONENTS OF A THESIS. 6. Title, Title Page. 7. Dedication, Preface, Acknowledgements. 8. Table of Contents. 9. Abstract. 10. Introduction, Definition of the Problem. 11. Results. 12. Discussion. 13. Conclusions. 14. Experimental Section. 15. Bibliography. 16. Appendices, Miscellaneous Other Sections. PART III: SPECIAL ELEMENTS. 17. Footnotes. 18. Numbers, Quantities, Units, and Functions. 19. Mathematical Expressions and Equations. 20. Tables. 21. Figures. Solutions to the Challenges. Index.
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- Publisher's Summary
- Every student can benefit from extra help with matters of organization and style in the writing of term papers, theses, and dissertations as a precursor to better grades and greater respect. This handy guide from the best selling author team of "The Art of Scientific Writing" shows how to achieve maximum benefit with relatively little effort. Based on a proven concept that assumes no special talent for writing, the book will be of great value to both native and non native speakers of English. The treatment is rich in examples and challenging problems (with solutions provided in an appendix), applicable either in conjunction with a course or for self study.
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- Publication date
- William E. Russey, Hans F. Ebel, Claus Bliefert.