Writing For Science And Engineering: Papers, Presentations And Reports by Heather Silyn-robertsWriting For Science And Engineering: Papers, Presentations And Reports by Heather Silyn-roberts

Writing For Science And Engineering: Papers, Presentations And Reports

byHeather Silyn-robertsEditorHeather Silyn-roberts

Hardcover | October 12, 2012

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Learning how to write clearly and concisely is an integral part of furthering your research career; however, doing so is not always easy. In this second edition, fully updated and revised, Dr. Silyn-Roberts explains in plain English the steps to writing abstracts, theses, journal papers, funding bids, literature reviews, and more. The book also examines preparing seminar and conference presentations. Written in a practical and easy to follow style specifically for postgraduate students in Engineering and Sciences, this book is essential in learning how to create powerful documents.

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.



  • Written in modular format, so you only need to access the relevant chapter
  • Covers a wide range of document and presentation types
  • Includes easy-to-understand rules to improve writing
Title:Writing For Science And Engineering: Papers, Presentations And ReportsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080982859

ISBN - 13:9780080982854

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Table of Contents

1. The General Structure of a Document 2. The Core Chapter: Sections and Elements of a Document 3. Abstract; Summary; Executive Summary 4. Literature Review 5. Research Proposal 6. Journal Paper 7. Progress Reports 8. Consulting/ Management Report; Recommendation Report 9. Engineering Design Report 10. Formal Letters 11. Emails and faxes 12. Procedures or a set of instructions 13. Thesis 14. Conference Poster 15. Referencing 16. Editorial Conventions 17. Revising and Proofreading 18. Problems of Style: recognising and correcting them 19. A Seminar or Conference Presentation 20. Presentation to Small Groups

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'Practical advice contained within the pages alongside numerous examples to aid learning will make the preparation of documentation much easier for all students'. Engineering Designer, March 2001."Writing for Science and Engineering will prove invaluable in all areas of research and writing due to its clear, concise style". The Engineers Journal, October 2000"Excellent text"Professor Doug Probert, School of Mechanical Engineering, Cranfield University'This book could serve as a practical guide to all aspects of documentation in Engineering, Science and Technology areas.'Chemical Industry Digest, Feb. 2001