Technical Writing: A Practical Guide for Engineers and Scientists by Phillip A. Laplante (Paperback, 2011)
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- Author(s)Phillip A. Laplante
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Inc
- Date of Publication19/07/2011
- GenreUsage & Writing Guides
- Series TitleWhat Every Engineer Should Know
- Series Part/Volume Number47
- Place of PublicationBosa Roca
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCRC Press Inc
- Content Note53 black & white illustrations, 15 black & white tables
- Weight362 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Table Of ContentsThe Nature of Technical Writing Introduction Who Writes Technical Documentation? Taxonomy of Technical Writing Technical Reporting Business Communications Scientific Writing Technical Writing Basics Introduction Structuring Your Writing Positioning Your Writing Choosing the Right Words Avoiding Traps Making Your Technical Writing More Interesting The 5 Cs of Technical Writing Referencing The Writing Process Introduction The Traditional Writing Process Environment Dealing with Writer's Block Meeting Deadlines Writing Tools Permissions and Plagiarism Scientific Writing Introduction Technical Reports Tutorials Opinion Research Papers Reviews of Books, Papers, and Reports Business Communications Introduction Resumes Transmittal Letters Writing Letters of Reference Memos Meetings, Agendas, and Minutes Customer Relations Writing Press Releases Presentations Technical Reporting Introduction Technical Procedures Proposals Panel Sessions Strategic Plans and Planning Problem Reports Using Graphical Elements Breaking up the Monotony Modeling Ideas with Graphics Selecting the Best Model for a Schedule Dealing with Figures Dealing with Tables Dealing with Equations Dealing with Dynamic Content Publishing Your Work Introduction Making a Living as a Writer The Review Process Handling Rejection Open Access Publishing Self-Publishing Writing for E-Media Introduction E-Mail Can Be Dangerous E-Newsletters Blogging Social Networks E-Magazines E-Readers Writing with Collaborators Introduction Writing in Different Voices Very Large Collaborative Writing Projects Behavior of Groups Other Paradigms for Team Building Antipatterns in Organizations Glossary Index Exercises and References appear at the end of each chapter.
- Author BiographyPhillip A. Laplante is a professor of software engineering at Pennsylvania State University's Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies. Dr. Laplante is an IEEE and SPIE fellow and a licensed professional engineer in Pennsylvania. His applied research encompasses software project management, software testing, and requirements engineering.
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