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Author Silyn-Roberts, Heather.

Title Writing for science and engineering : papers, presentations, and reports / Heather Silyn-Roberts
Published Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 281 pages) : illustrations
Contents Section 1: Document structure. The requirements for each section. Section 2: Specific types of documents. Section 3: Referencing, editorial conventions, revising, proof reading. Section 4: Writing style. Section 5: Presenting your work orally. Appendices
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 274) and index
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Subject Technical writing.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0080523242 (electronic bk.)
9780080523248 (electronic bk.)