Engineers' Guide to Technical Writing
Annotation An engineer with experience in the automotive and chemical process industries, Budinski has compiled material he used to train new engineers and technicians in an attempt to get his co-workers to document their work in a reasonable manner. He does not focus on the mechanics of the English language, but on the types of documents that an average technical person will encounter in business, government, or industry. He also thinks that students with no technical background should be able to benefit from the tutorial. c. Book News Inc
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2001 ASM International abstract acronyms active voice Appendix Budinski caption cemented carbide cermet coatings cobalt concise conclusions contain corrosion described discussion distribution list e-mail Edgemere Dr editing electrical discharge machining electronic elements of style engineering example failure analysis film formal report grammar graphs Guide to Technical illustrations important informal report introduction laboratory language letter machine material Materials Engineering ment nibbler nical writing oral presentation organization paper paragraph passive voice patent person problem procedure profilometer proposal published punch readers readership recommendations references report writing RULE sentence statement summary tech technical documents Technical Writing Kenneth Technobabble tence tion tool ument usually verb visual aids wear words Writing Kenneth G writing skills writing strategy writing style written www.asminternational.org Zirconia
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