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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Writing for Engineers

Edition 4th Edition
ISBN 9781352000474
Publication Date November 2017
Formats Paperback Ebook 
Publisher Palgrave
Series Palgrave Study Skills

This book is full of practical advice and useful examples to help students and engineers write clearly, accurately and impressively. This updated fourth edition features new material on technical notes, inspection reports and business cases, along with abstracts and summaries. It is an essential aid for today's engineers.

Joan van Emden was Director of the Jove Centre, a consultancy specializing in technical writing and presentations. She was also a visiting lecturer at the University of Reading, UK and has written a number of books on communication issues. Joan maintains her interest by writing and editing regularly.

Lucinda Becker is an Associate Professor at the University of Reading, UK, within Arts and Humanities. She is also a professional trainer and the author of The Mature Student’s Handbook and 14 Days to Exam Success.

Preface.- Introduction.- Vocabulary.- Sentences and Punctuation.- Paragraph and Format.- Good Style.- The Presentation of Written Information.- Writing for Publication.- The Presentation of Written Information.- Further Reading.- Words and Phrases Discussed in the Text.- Index.

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