Engineers and scientists of all types are often required to write reports, summaries, manuals, guides, and so forth. While these individuals certainly have had some sort of English or writing course, it is less likely that they have had any instruction in the special requirements of technical writing. Filling this void, Technical Writing: A Practical Guide for Engineers and Scientists enables readers to write, edit, and publish materials of a technical nature, including books, articles, reports, and electronic media. Written by a renowned engineer and widely published technical author, this guide complements the traditional writeras reference manuals and other books on technical writing. It helps readers understand the practical considerations in writing technical content. Drawing on his own work, the author presents many first-hand examples of writing, editing, and publishing technical materials. These examples illustrate how a publication originated as well as various challenges and solutions.2.7 Rewrite more clearly the automobile user manual instructions regarding resetting the indicator light (see Section 2.6.3). ... Laplante, P. A., Easy PC maintenance and repair, second edition, Windcrest/McGrawHill, Blue Ridge Summit, PA, 1995. ... The dark horse of software, Computing Reviews, July 2008, online at http://www.reviews.com/hottopic/hottopic_essay_09.cfm], accessed October 1, 2010.
|Author||:||Phillip A. Laplante|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2012-05-22|