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The Resource Writing for science and engineering : papers, presentations and reports, Heather Silyn-Roberts, (electronic resource)

Writing for science and engineering : papers, presentations and reports, Heather Silyn-Roberts, (electronic resource)

Label
Writing for science and engineering : papers, presentations and reports
Title
Writing for science and engineering
Title remainder
papers, presentations and reports
Statement of responsibility
Heather Silyn-Roberts
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 fully updated and revised edition, 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
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Silyn-Roberts, Heather
Dewey number
  • 808.0666
  • 808/.0666
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
T11 .S529 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Communication of technical information
  • Report writing
  • Technical writing
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Technical Writing
Label
Writing for science and engineering : papers, presentations and reports, Heather Silyn-Roberts, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
List of Personal Communications
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Writing for Science and Engineering; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction: How to Use This Book; Added for the Second Edition; The Basic Structure of the Book; How to Use This Book; 1: Document Structure. The Requirements for each Section; 1 Structuring a Document: Using the Headings Skeleton; The Basic Skeleton of Section Headings for a Technical Document; TAIMRAD: The classic structure of an experimental report; When TAIMRAD Isn't an appropriate structure for your document; Choosing a set of main headings; Choosing Section Headings: Building an Extended Skeleton
  • Steps to takeThe Outline Mode of Microsoft Word®: Organizing a Document; The Importance of Overview Information; Building a roadmap by giving overview information throughout; Deliberate Repetition of Information in a Document; Specific Types of Documents: Using This Book; Checklist for the structuring of a document; 2 The Core Chapter: Sections and Elements of a Document; Letter of Transmittal, Covering letter; The Title; Purpose; Difficulties; How to write it; Running Title; A Conference Poster Title; Common mistakes; The Title Page; Purpose; How to write it
  • Authorship and Affiliation (Particularly in a Journal Paper)Abstract (can also be called a Summary); Keywords; Acknowledgements; Purpose; How to write it; Common mistakes; Table of Contents (or Contents Page); Purpose; Difficulties; How to write it; Common mistakes; Example: Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Purpose; How to write it; Common mistakes; Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations (or List of Symbols, when dealing with only mathematical symbols); Purpose; How to write it; Where to put it; Introduction; Purpose; Difficulties; Tense of the verb in the Introduction; Common mistakes
  • Introduction: checklistBackground; Theory; Objectives; Purpose; How to write it; Purpose Statement, Scoping Statement (or Scope), Procedure Statement, Problem Statement; Purpose statement; Purpose; How to Write It; Problem statement; Purpose; How to write it; Scope statement; Purpose; How to write it; Procedure statement; Purpose; How to write it; Literature Review; Purpose; A Section Covering Your Planning of Tasks; Purpose; How to write it; Allocation of Responsibilities; Ownership/Confidentiality; Purpose; When needed; How to write it; Requirements; Purpose; How to write it; Costs; Purpose
  • How to write itMaterials and Methods (can also be called Methods or Procedure); Purpose; Difficulties; Results; Purpose; Difficulties; General comments; Structuring of Corresponding Headings for Materials and Methods and Results Sections; Schematic; Results and Discussion; Formula for a results and discussion section; Discussion; Purpose; Difficulties; Conclusions; Purpose; How to write it; Recommendations; Purpose; Position in the document; How to write it; Tense of the verb; Suggestions for Future Research; Purpose; How to write it; List of References or References
Control code
818818072
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (276 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780080982861
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818818072
Label
Writing for science and engineering : papers, presentations and reports, Heather Silyn-Roberts, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
List of Personal Communications
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Writing for Science and Engineering; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction: How to Use This Book; Added for the Second Edition; The Basic Structure of the Book; How to Use This Book; 1: Document Structure. The Requirements for each Section; 1 Structuring a Document: Using the Headings Skeleton; The Basic Skeleton of Section Headings for a Technical Document; TAIMRAD: The classic structure of an experimental report; When TAIMRAD Isn't an appropriate structure for your document; Choosing a set of main headings; Choosing Section Headings: Building an Extended Skeleton
  • Steps to takeThe Outline Mode of Microsoft Word®: Organizing a Document; The Importance of Overview Information; Building a roadmap by giving overview information throughout; Deliberate Repetition of Information in a Document; Specific Types of Documents: Using This Book; Checklist for the structuring of a document; 2 The Core Chapter: Sections and Elements of a Document; Letter of Transmittal, Covering letter; The Title; Purpose; Difficulties; How to write it; Running Title; A Conference Poster Title; Common mistakes; The Title Page; Purpose; How to write it
  • Authorship and Affiliation (Particularly in a Journal Paper)Abstract (can also be called a Summary); Keywords; Acknowledgements; Purpose; How to write it; Common mistakes; Table of Contents (or Contents Page); Purpose; Difficulties; How to write it; Common mistakes; Example: Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Purpose; How to write it; Common mistakes; Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations (or List of Symbols, when dealing with only mathematical symbols); Purpose; How to write it; Where to put it; Introduction; Purpose; Difficulties; Tense of the verb in the Introduction; Common mistakes
  • Introduction: checklistBackground; Theory; Objectives; Purpose; How to write it; Purpose Statement, Scoping Statement (or Scope), Procedure Statement, Problem Statement; Purpose statement; Purpose; How to Write It; Problem statement; Purpose; How to write it; Scope statement; Purpose; How to write it; Procedure statement; Purpose; How to write it; Literature Review; Purpose; A Section Covering Your Planning of Tasks; Purpose; How to write it; Allocation of Responsibilities; Ownership/Confidentiality; Purpose; When needed; How to write it; Requirements; Purpose; How to write it; Costs; Purpose
  • How to write itMaterials and Methods (can also be called Methods or Procedure); Purpose; Difficulties; Results; Purpose; Difficulties; General comments; Structuring of Corresponding Headings for Materials and Methods and Results Sections; Schematic; Results and Discussion; Formula for a results and discussion section; Discussion; Purpose; Difficulties; Conclusions; Purpose; How to write it; Recommendations; Purpose; Position in the document; How to write it; Tense of the verb; Suggestions for Future Research; Purpose; How to write it; List of References or References
Control code
818818072
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (276 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780080982861
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818818072

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