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    Professional Communication in Engineering (Palgrave Studies in Professional and Organizational Discourse (Paperback)) (Paperback) By (author) H.E. Sales

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    DescriptionThis is an inside view of real engineers working in a modern engineering environment. The book describes what aerospace engineers like to write and talk about, describing authentic communication tasks and the texts that result, in particular: engineering specifications and requirements, proposals, and executive summaries.


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    Title
    Professional Communication in Engineering
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) H.E. Sales
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 270
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 347 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780230580138
    ISBN 10: 0230580130
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TEC
    BIC subject category V2: CFB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S9.0
    B&T General Subject: 480
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27400
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Libri: I-LA
    BIC subject category V2: GTN
    Abridged Dewey: 428
    LC classification: P
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: TEC009000
    BIC subject category V2: TBC
    BISAC V2.8: LAN004000, SCI000000
    DC22: 620.0014
    Thema V1.0: CFB, TBC, GTV
    Illustrations note
    1, black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    15 July 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Basingstoke
    Author Information
    H.E.SALES is Senior Lecturer of English Language and Linguistics at the College of St Mark and St John, Plymouth, UK, teaching British undergraduate and professional in-service courses in Europe, including courses for engineers in Britain. She previously taught communication skills to engineering students at Singapore Polytechnic and other tertiary institutions before eventually becoming Director of General and Business English courses at the British Council in Singapore.
    Review quote
    '...a unique opportunity for students to see the nuts and bolts of how communication really works in organisations that use team working and integrated systems design. A fly-on-the-wall documentary that will resonate with practising engineers and educate those in universities and procurement agencies. This should be recommended reading for professional studies and PDP-related modules.' - Frank Hamer, Programmes Director (Electronics & Communications), SoCCE, University of Plymouth
    Table of contents
    List of Figures List of Tables Acknowledgements The Engineers Engineering Practices and Procedures The Engineering Product Engineering Texts Engineering Specifications and Requirements The Bid Process and Persuasion The Presentation of Engineering Proposals Engineering Proposals: Discourse and Information Structure Executive Summaries References Index