Writing for science and engineering : papers, presentations, and reports /

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Author / Creator:Silyn-Roberts, Heather.
Imprint:Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2000.
Description:1 online resource (xi, 281 pages) : illustrations
Subject:Technical writing.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Technical Writing.
Technical writing.
Wissenschaftliches Manuskript
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11154693
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references (page 274) and index.
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Summary:Are you a post-graduate student in Engineering, Science or Technology who needs to know how to: Prepare abstracts, theses and journal papers Present your work orally Present a progress report to your funding body Would you like some guidance aimed specifically at your subject area? ... This is the book for you; a practical guide to all aspects of post-graduate documentation for Engineering, Science and Technology students, which will prove indispensable to readers. Writing for Science and Engineering will prove invaluable in all areas of research and writing due its clear, concise style. The practical advice contained within the pages alongside numerous examples to aid learning will make the preparation of documentation much easier for all students.
Other form:Print version: Silyn-Roberts, Heather. Writing for science and engineering. Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2000 0750646365 9780750646369
Standard no.:9780750646369
Table of Contents:
  • Section 1: Document structure. The requirements for each section. Section 2: Specific types of documents. Section 3: Referencing, editorial conventions, revising, proof reading. Section 4: Writing style. Section 5: Presenting your work orally. Appendices.