Handbook for Preparing Engineering Documents: From Concept to Completion

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 5, 1995 - Technology & Engineering - 392 pages
State-of-the-art in its simple, user-friendly presentation, this comprehensive handbook covers the entire process of preparing, producing, and distributing engineering documents using current computer software and the most recent technologies in information transfer. Available in both hardcover and softcover versions!

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
How this book is organized
8
Audience
15
DESIGN
29
Design parameters
38
Summary of prestructuring work
46
Illustrative components
89
Data components
107
BIBLIOGRAPHY
263
Abbreviations and acronyms
277
A1 Recommended abbreviation usage
279
Capitalization
284
A2 Recommended capitalization usage
287
Compounding
291
Metric conversions
296
A1 Use of engineering and SI units in graphs
299

Integration
118
Collaboratorteam control
130
Legal control
137
PACKAGING
145
Document consolidation
175
Binding
182
TESTING
193
Quality assurance
200
PRODUCTION
213
documentation solutions
224
Pilotscale production
243
Distribution
251
A4 Metric SI units and conversion factors
300
Numbers
301
Punctuation
306
A6 Recommended punctuation usage
308
References and notes
318
Spelling
323
A7 Recommended reference format
324
Symbols
341
A9 Recommended symbol usage
343
Usage
348
Index
367
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Joan G. Nagle is the author of Handbook for Preparing Engineering Documents: From Concept to Completion, published by Wiley.

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