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Technical Writing A-Z : A Commonsense Guide to Engineering Reports and Theses (British English Edition)

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Not intended to be read from cover to cover, this book was designed instead to be a quick and useful reference for students, young engineers, and experienced professionals alike. It provides guidelines, advice, and technical information for preparing formal documents - covering a range of report formats (e.g. assessment, laboratory, and progress reports).This concise, no-nonsense guide provides alphabetically ordered and cross-referenced topics, which make it easy to find answers to questions related to writing a technical report or thesis.The topics include: the format and content of reports and theses; copyright and plagiarism; print and Internet reference citation; abbreviations; units and conversion factors; significant figures; mathematical notation and equations; writing styles and conventions; frequently confused words; and, grammatical errors and punctuation.It also provides commonsense advice on issues such as how to get started and how to keep your reader's attention.
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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 147.3 x 223.5 x 15.2mm | 294.84g
  • Fairfield, United States
  • English, Multiple languages
  • 079180237X
  • 9780791802373
  • 980,274

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