Making sense: a student's guide to research and writing : engineering and the technical sciences

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Oxford University Press, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 239 pages
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This is a general writing, research and style guide for students of engineering and the technical sciences. In addition to outlining the general principles of readability, grammar and useage, it focus specifically on the concerns of engineering students such as writing abstracts, reports and proposals; presenting data in reports; and working in collaboration with other students or colleagues. Like the other books in the series thie edition offers coverage of writing in exams, writing CVs and letters of application and using the internet as a resource. The book is small enough to be accessible yet comprehensive enough to be useful.

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Contents

Writing and thinking
1
Keeping notes and doing research
15
Writing summaries and abstracts
26
Copyright

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