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Writing in the technical fields : a step-by-step guide for engineers, scientists, and technicians

Author: Michael H Markel; IEEE Professional Communication Society.
Publisher: Piscataway, NJ : IEEE Press ; New York : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, ©1994.
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Using an informal, hands-on approach, this practical guide reviews the basics of good technical writing. It provides a simple, effective system for writing all types of technical documents including letters, memos, minutes, procedures, manuals, proposals, progress reports, and final reports. You will gain a better understanding of the writing process and learn how to: improve the coherence of your writing, write  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Markel, Michael H.
Writing in the technical fields.
Piscataway, NJ : IEEE Press ; New York : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, ©1994
(DLC) 93026817
(OCoLC)28423249
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael H Markel; IEEE Professional Communication Society.
ISBN: 9780470547090 047054709X 0780310365 9780780310360 0780310594 9780780310599
OCLC Number: 557445237
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 276 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction --
Ch. 2. Before You Start Writing --
Ch. 3. Understanding the Writing Process --
Ch. 4. Using the Computer to Improve Your Writing --
Ch. 5. Improving the Coherence of Your Writing --
Ch. 6. Writing Better Paragraphs --
Ch. 7. Writing Better Sentences --
Ch. 8. Choosing the Right Word --
Ch. 9. Creating and Integrating Graphics --
Ch. 10. Improving Page Design --
Ch. 11. Letters --
Ch. 12. Memos --
Ch. 13. Minutes --
Ch. 14. Procedures and Manuals --
Ch. 15. Formal Elements of Reports --
Ch. 16. Proposals --
Ch. 17. Progress Reports --
Ch. 18. Completion Reports.
Responsibility: Mike Markel.
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Using an informal, hands-on approach, this practical guide reviews the basics of good technical writing. It provides a simple, effective system for writing all types of technical documents including letters, memos, minutes, procedures, manuals, proposals, progress reports, and final reports. You will gain a better understanding of the writing process and learn how to: improve the coherence of your writing, write better paragraphs, write better sentences, choose the right word and more.

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