Writing For Science And Engineering: Papers, Presentations And Reports

Hardcover | October 12, 2012

byHeather Silyn-robertsEditorHeather Silyn-roberts

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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

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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 ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080982859

ISBN - 13:9780080982854

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Table of Contents

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