Professional expression : to organize, write, and manage technical communication /

Technical topics in science and engineering always present challenges when it comes to conveying or arguing information in a clear and effective manner. This book was written to address that challenge, using time-proven techniques developed by the author for academic courses and onsite training prog...

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Author / Creator:Morris, M. D. (Morton Dan)
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint:New York : Momentum Press, 2009.
Description:1 online resource (xvi, 204 pages) : illustrations
Language:English
Subject:Technical writing.
Communication of technical information.
Engineering -- Management.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Technical Writing.
Communication of technical information.
Engineering -- Management.
Technical writing.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11260545
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ISBN:9781606500729
1606500724
9781606500705
1606500708
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Summary:Technical topics in science and engineering always present challenges when it comes to conveying or arguing information in a clear and effective manner. This book was written to address that challenge, using time-proven techniques developed by the author for academic courses and onsite training programs he has used for several decades at engineering schools, design and professional conferences.
Other form:Print version: Morris, M.D. (Morton Dan). Professional expression. 1st ed. New York, NY : Momentum Press, 2009 1606500708
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter, Lesson, Part 1. Basics.
  • Chapter, Lesson, Part 2. Organization and development.
  • Chapter, Lesson, Part 3. Writing technique.
  • Chapter, Lesson, Part 4. Characteristics, refinements, and style.
  • Chapter, Lesson, Part 5. Descriptions.
  • Chapter, Lesson, Part 6. Comparisons.
  • Chapter, Lesson, Part 7. Motion.
  • Chapter, Lesson, Part 8. Short forms.
  • Chapter, Lesson, Part 9. Formats.
  • Chapter, Lesson, Part 10. Expanding outline and text.
  • Chapter, Lesson, Part 11. Focus analysis.
  • Chapter, Lesson, Part 12. Alternative specialized formats.
  • Chapter, Lesson, Part 13. Oral presentations.
  • Chapter, Lesson, Part 14. Authorship.
  • Chapter, Lesson, Part 15. Articles.
  • Chapter, Lesson, Part 16. Books.
  • Chapter, Lesson, Part 17. Critique, discussion, rebuttal.
  • Chapter, Lesson, Part 18. Letters.
  • Chapter, Lesson, Part 19. Appendices.
  • Chapter, Lesson, Part 20. References and bibliography.
  • Preface, Introduction, TOC, Contents
  • References, Appendix, Index, Postlude
  • Cover, Title, Professional expression: to organize, write and manage technical communication
  • References, Appendix, Index, Index
  • Preface, Introduction, TOC, Foreword
  • Preface, Introduction, TOC, Disclaimer
  • Preface, Introduction, TOC, Preface
  • Preface, Introduction, TOC, Acknowledgments.