Technical Communication and Its Applications

Technical Communication and Its Applications

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For Technical Writing, Professional Writing, Report Writing, Engineering, Communications, and English courses at the undergraduate level.Bridging the gap between academia and the professional world, this functional text readies students for their first professional employment as a practicing technical professional by empowering them with effective, proven communication skills. Developing the principles of technical writing, it provides a sound understanding of the elements of various types of engineering documents, scientific documents, and oral presentations that they will be expected to know upon graduation. Building upon acquired skills in grammar, sentence structure and syntax, it prepares students with meaningful lessons on the protocol, sense of audience, and importance of understanding the overall purpose of the technical documentation process.
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  • Mixed media product | 436 pages
  • 197.4 x 243.3 x 27.7mm | 960.45g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130209961
  • 9780130209962

Table of contents

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.
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