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Technical writer's handbook

Author: Harry E Chandler
Publisher: Metals Park, Ohio : American Society for Metals, ©1983.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chandler, Harry E., 1920-
Technical writer's handbook.
Metals Park, Ohio : American Society for Metals, ©1983
(OCoLC)555569493
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry E Chandler
ISBN: 0871701510 9780871701510
OCLC Number: 9269700
Description: xii, 418 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Matters relating to organization and documentation --
Making it hang together --
Delivering the message --
Economical use of language --
Sentence construction practices clog communications --
Cons and Pros of commercialism --
Summing up the busy reader style --
Guidelines for writing technical reports --
Guidelines for writing abstracts and summaries --
Guidelines for writing technical papers --
Guidelines for preparing and presenting technical talks --
Guidelines for writing technical articles --
Guidelines for writing technical books --
Guidelines for writing standards and specifications --
Guidelines for writing proposals and idea submissions --
Guidelines for writing technical directions --
Guidelines for writing committee reports --
Guidelines for writing memos and letters --
Guidelines for writing technical news releases --
Guidelines for writing theses --
What technical writers should know about libel law --
What technical writers should know about patent and trademark law --
What technical writers should know about copyright law --
From a guide for preparing manuscripts --
From metric conversion tables --
From style manual --
From "letter symbols for chemical engineering" --
From an interoffice memorandum --
From publication style guide --
From technosphere --
From a table --
From guide to authors for preparation and presentation of technical papers --
From instructions and suggestions for authors --
From standard for metric practice --
From style guide --
From glossary of metallurgical terms and engineering tables --
From style manual --
From ASA stylebook.
Responsibility: Harry E. Chandler.

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