How to Write a Lab Report

How to Write a Lab Report

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This text provides users with information on creating an effective lab report. It includes information on the writing process, the inclusion of graphics and the structure of a good lab report. A disk of sample lab reports includes files that can be edited and used by the students to practice their lab report writing skills. A great value-pack item to accompany any text in a course where there is a lab component.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 206 x 272 x 8mm | 258.55g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • 0130135623
  • 9780130135629
  • 1,655,097

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This guide outlines an effective methodology for writing the experimental laboratory report, showing how skills that emphasize correct grammar and appropriate style must be adapted to writing reports with a "purpose"--reports that emphasize structure and content to persuade the readers. It first covers basic principles; then explores each section of a report, step-by-step, with sample report sections and critiques. The Laboratory Report Writing Process. Principles of Clear Lab Report Writing. Rules of Practice for Lab Report Writing. Graphics. The Title Page and Table of Contents. The Beginning of the Report. The Body of the Report. The Ending of the Report. A Sample Student Lab Report. For anyone who must write lab reports as part of their professional responsibilities.show more

Table of contents

I. PRINCIPLES OF TECHNICAL WRITING. 1. An Introduction to Writing Lab Reports and Technical Writing. 2. The Laboratory Report Writing Process. 3. Principles of Clear Lab Report Writing. 4. Rules of Practice for Lab Report Writing. II. ELEMENTS OF THE LAB REPORT. 5. Graphics. 6. The Title Page and Table of Contents. 7. The Beginning of the Report. 8. The Body of the Report. 9. The Ending of the Report. 10. A Sample Student Lab Report.show more