Writing for Science and Engineering: Papers, Presentations and Reports: Papers, Presentations and Reports (Google eBook)
Are you a post-graduate student in Engineering, Science or Technology who needs to know how to:
Prepare abstracts, theses and journal papers
Present your work orally
Present a progress report to your funding body
Would you like some guidance aimed specifically at your subject area? ... This is the book for you; a practical guide to all aspects of post-graduate documentation for Engineering, Science and Technology students, which will prove indispensable to readers.
Writing for Science and Engineering will prove invaluable in all areas of research and writing due its clear, concise style. The practical advice contained within the pages alongside numerous examples to aid learning will make the preparation of documentation much easier for all students.
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Chapter 3 AbstractSummaryExecutive summary
Chapter 4 A literature review
Chapter 5 A research proposal
Chapter 6 A journal paper
Chapter 7 Progress reports
Chapter 8 Consulting or Management report and Recommendation report
Chapter 9 Engineering design report
Chapter 10 A formal letter
Chapter 14 Referencing
Chapter 15 Editorial conventions
Chapter 17 Problems of style
Chapter 18 A seminar or conference presentation
Chapter 19 Presentation to a small group
Appendix 1 SI units
Appendix 2 The parts of speech and verb forms
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Page 7 - only the level 1 headings, you can check the overall structure of the document in terms of only its main headings. By progressively displaying greater levels of subheadings, you can obtain an increasingly more detailed view of the structure of the document. This also helps in revising the first draft of the document.
Page 25 - List of Illustrations, list all the figures first, and then list all the tables. • List the number, title and page of each illustration. • Place the List of Illustrations immediately after the Table of Contents. If both of them are brief, put them on the same page with the Table of Contents first.