I. ELEMENTS OF TECHNICAL WRITING. 1. An Introduction to Technical Writing. 2. The Technical Writing Process. 3. Principles of Clear Technical Writing. 4. Rules of Practice for Technical Writing. II. ELEMENTS OF THE TECHNICAL REPORT. 5. The Body of the Report. 6. The Ending of the Report. 7. The Beginning of the Report. 8. The Cover Materials. 9. Graphics. 10. Report Visual Design and Desktop Publishing. III. APPLICATIONS FOR STUDENTS AND PROFESSIONALS. 11. Student Laboratory Reports. 12. Business Letters and Memos. 13. Periodic, Progress and Trip Reports. 14. Personnel Performance Reviews. 15. Bids and Proposals. 16. Specifications. 17. Activity and Product Evaluations. 18. Feasibility Reports. 19. Environmental Impact Statements and Reports. 20. Technical and Sociotechnical Articles. 21. Experimental and Laboratory Test Reports. 22. Scientific and Engineering Analyses. 23. Research Reports. IV. COMMUNICATION OF THE SELF. 24. Technical Presentations. 25. Career Search Communication.