This volume explains complex grammatical concepts in clear, uncomplicated language, illustrating how simple the communication process can be when one understands and follows a few basic rules. The author's forceful style, enjoyable wit, and direct coverage of each area of grammar make Scientific English a valuable and readable pocket guide and desk reference for the writers, editors, and students who want to communicate in the most concise manner possible.
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The need for clear communication without the possibility for misinterpretation is critical in today's scientific world. While a failure to clearly state a scientific result might just mean the loss of a new technique or methodology, it could just as easily cause devastating results, such as a massive oil spill, a catastrophic transportation accident, or an uncontrolled epidemic.About the Author:
ROBERT A. DAY is professor of English at the University of Delaware, Newark, where he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in scientific and technical writing. For 19 years, he directed the publishing program of the American Society for Microbiology and served as managing editor of the Journal of Bacteriology plus eight other journals published by ASM. He was also the director of the ISI Press and vice president of the Institute for Scientific Information. Day is past-president of the Society for Scholarly Publishing and past-chairman of the Council of Biology Editors. He frequently gives seminars and workshops on scientific writing and has written extensively on all phases of scientific writing, editing, and publishing. Among his publications are How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper and Scientific English: A Guide for Scientists and other Professionals, both published by Oryx Press.
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Descrizione libro Greenwood, 1995. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 2. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0897749898
Descrizione libro Greenwood, 1995. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0897749898
Descrizione libro Greenwood, 1995. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110897749898
Descrizione libro Greenwood. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 0897749898 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.1440022