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The Craft of Scientific Writing / Edition 3
     

The Craft of Scientific Writing / Edition 3

by Michael Alley
 

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ISBN-10: 0387947663

ISBN-13: 9780387947662

Pub. Date: 08/29/1996

Publisher: Springer New York

Designed to help scientists, engineers, and students write about their work clearly and effectively, this concise guide to appropriate style and usage for scientific writing also focuses on laboratory reports, grant proposals, internal communications and press releases. The author, a science writer and applied physicist, approaches the subject in a fresh way, using

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Designed to help scientists, engineers, and students write about their work clearly and effectively, this concise guide to appropriate style and usage for scientific writing also focuses on laboratory reports, grant proposals, internal communications and press releases. The author, a science writer and applied physicist, approaches the subject in a fresh way, using scores of examples from a wide variety of authors and disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387947662
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
08/29/1996
Edition description:
3rd Corrected ed. 1996. Corr. 3rd printing 1998
Pages:
297
Sales rank:
173,573
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Deciding Where to Begin. 2. Structure: Organizing your Documents. 3. Structure: Depth, Transition, and Emphasis. 4. Language: Being Precise. 5. Language: Being Clear. 6. Language: Being Forthright. 7. Language: Being Familiar. 8. Language: Being Concise 9. Language: Being Fluid. 10. Illustation: Making the Right Choices. 11. Illustration: Creating the Best Designs. 12. Handling Special Stituations. 13. Actually Sitting Down to Write.

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