Writing for Engineers

Writing for Engineers

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This book is full of practical advice and useful examples to help students and engineers write clearly, accurately and impressively. This updated fourth edition features new material on technical notes, inspection reports and business cases, along with abstracts and summaries. It is an essential aid for today's engineers.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 148 x 210 x 12.7mm | 222g
  • Red Globe Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th ed. 2018
  • X, 154 p.
  • 1352000474
  • 9781352000474
  • 1,598,531

Table of contents

Preface.- Introduction.- Vocabulary.- Sentences and Punctuation.- Paragraph and Format.- Good Style.- The Presentation of Written Information.- Writing for Publication.- The Presentation of Written Information.- Further Reading.- Words and Phrases Discussed in the Text.- Index.
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About Joan Van Emden

Joan van Emden was Director of the Jove Centre, a consultancy specializing in technical writing and presentations. She was also a visiting lecturer at the University of Reading, UK and has written a number of books on communication issues. Joan maintains her interest by writing and editing regularly.

Lucinda Becker is Professor of Pedagogy in English Literature at the University of Reading, UK. She is also a professional trainer and the author of The Mature Student's Handbook and 14 Days to Exam Success and Presentation Skills for Students (with Joan van Emden).
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