Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 1. The Writing Process Planning / Drafting the Engineering Document / Selecting and Using the Writing Structures / Reviewing and Revising / Proofreading the Final Manuscript 2. Professional Document Design Essential Document Format / Fonts, Margins, Line Spacing, Alignment / Headings / Lists / Highlighting / Notices / Tables / Graphs and Charts / Illustrations / Equations / Web Pages and Web Sites 3. Basic Grammar Parts of Speech / Parts of Sentences / Phrases and Clauses / Sentence Types 4. Grammatical Sentences Subject-Verb Agreement / Other Problems with Verbs / Problems with Pronouns / Adverbs and Adjectives / Sentence Fragments / Comma Splices and Fused Sentences 5. Punctuation Commas / Common Problems with the Comma / Semicolons / Colons / Apostrophes / Quotation Marks / Other Marks 6. Sentence Structure and Style Problems with Modifiers / Shifts / Mixed Constructions / Coordination and Subordination / Parallelism / Needed Words / Sentence Variety 7. Usage Glossary of Usage / Wordiness / Diction and Audience / Precision in Language / The Dictionary and Thesaurus 8. ESL Articles / Verbs / More ESL Advice 9. Mechanics and Spelling Spelling / Hyphens / Capitalization / Abbreviations / Numbers / Italics (Underlining) 10. Research Process Researching: Inside and Outside the Library / Research Process / Information Cycle / Types of Information Resources / Evaluating What You Find / Saving Information 11. Engineering Documents Basic Engineering Reports / Instructions and User Guides / Policies and Procedures / Recommendation, Evaluation, and Feasibility Reports / Literature Reviews and Background Reports / Primary Research Reports / Proposals / Progress Reports / Specifications / Handbooks 12. Documentation IEEE Style of Documentation / CBE Style of Documentation / APA Style pf Documentation / MLA Style of Documentation / List of Style Manuals 13. Professional Communications and Resumes Employment Communications / Types of Business Messages / Business-Letter Format / Memo Format / E-Mail Strategies and Format / Oral Presentations Index. Codice inventario libreria
Riassunto: This handbook covers numerous types of common writing projects likely to be found in a career as an engineering student or a practicing engineer. Support is given in document-development efforts by a useful variety of tools to plan, develop, format and finalize engineering writing projects. Plenty of examples from engineering fields and disciplines are given, specializing the content to engineering students while still covering the basic mechanics of writing with a wide range of writing-related topics.
About the Author:
David A. McMurrey spent 11 years at IBM Corporation working as a writer, editor, and vendor coordinator in new products areas, in particular, areas involving the AIX, RISC, and Power technologies. He is the author of Processes in Technical Writing (Macmillan, 1988) and Power Tools for Technical Communication (Heinle, 2001) and co-author of Writing Fundamentals (Macmillan, 1985) and Writing as an Engineer (Wiley, 1996).
Joanne Buckley is an experienced, prolific and respected author of Fit to Print, the Canadian Harbrace Writer's Handbook and Checkmate: A Writing Reference for Canadians. She is an Assistant Professor, currently an Academic Skills Counsellor and the ESL Coordinator at McMaster University.
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