An Engineer's Guide to Technical Communication
Written by engineers for engineers, this book is designed to provide a complete, practical, engineering-specific introduction to communicating effectively on the job. It helps readers develop the communication skills needed to be successful in the workplace. Real engineering documents are included in each chapter providing helpful guidelines to the preparation of documents. Features comprehensive coverage of the types of written and oral communications used by engineers. Features detailed coverage on the communication of calculations -- design calculation documentation, a critical part of design, experimental and other types of technical reports. A full chapter on visual communication provides detailed coverage of how to present data visually using graphs, charts, tables and drawings. A complete chapter on communication in job searches provides up-to-date coverage of print and electronic job search communication. Also features coverage of grammar and style. For engineers who want to sharpen their basic writing skills for on-the-job documents.
- Paperback | 256 pages
- 188 x 228.6 x 10.2mm | 249.48g
- 04 Apr 2005
- Pearson Education (US)
- Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
Table of contents
1. Introduction. 2. Setting the Stage. 3. Ethical Issues in Technical Communication. 4. Personal Communication. 5. Document Design. 6. Technical Written Communication. 7. Communication of Calculations. 8. Oral Communication. 9. Visual Communication. 10. Communication in Job Searches. Appendix-Grammar.