Pocket Book of Technical Writing for Engineers & Scientists / Edition 3

Pocket Book of Technical Writing for Engineers & Scientists / Edition 3

by Leo Finkelstein, Finkelstein Leo
     
 

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… See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073191591
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
01/04/2007
Series:
McGraw-Hill's BEST--Basic Engineering Series and Tools
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
294,463
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Ethical considerations11
3Technical definition25
4Description of a mechanism39
5Description of a process59
6Proposals83
7Progress reports111
8Feasibility and recommendation reports125
9Laboratory and project reports145
10Instructions and manuals167
11Research reports191
12Abstracts and summaries211
13Grammar and style229
14Documentation247
15Visuals261
16Electronic publishing279
17Presentations and briefings297
18Resumes and interviews315
19Team writing337

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