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Guide to Writing as an Engineer

Guide to Writing as an Engineer - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0471430742

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ISBN10: 0471430749
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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2005
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Guide to Writing as an Engineer - 2ND 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471430742

David F. Beer

ISBN13: 978-0471430742
ISBN10: 0471430749
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 05
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary
A Guide to Writing as an Engineer provides a brief, easy to use guide to the technical writing issues critical to today’s engineering professionals. Specifically constructed with the needs of engineers in mind, this text offers an ''engineering-approach'' to technical writing and features practical and relevant examples from today’s industry. This book addresses important writing concepts that apply to professional engineering communication. It deals with the content, organization, format, and style of specific kinds of engineering writing such as reports, business letters, office memoranda, and e-mail. It also covers oral presentations and details how to find engineering information, both in the traditional ways and on the Internet.

Table of Contents

1.Engineers and Writing

2.Some Guidelines for Good Engineering Writing

3.Eliminating Intermittent Noise in Writing

4.Writing Letters, Memoranda, and Email

5.Writing Common Engineering Documents

6.Writing an Engineering Report

7.Constructing Tables and Graphs

8.Accessing Engineering Information

9.Engineering Your Presentation

10.Writing to Get an Engineering Job

11.Documentation and Ethics in Engineering Writing

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