Pocket Book of English Grammar for Engineers and Scientists

Author: Leo Finkelstein, Jr.
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478608676
Format: PDF
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This user-friendly guide to understanding and properly using English grammar is designed to augment the ability of busy engineering and science students to convey information in a precise manner. The books sensible organization around the eight parts of speech, its accessible format, and the straightforward explanations of written American English also make it a highly suitable tool for ESL students. While the authors intent is not to emphasize or overload readers with scientific jargon, he does include a rich collection of examples and illustrations that relate directly to engineering and science topics. Clear models and explanations, keyed to diagrams, tables, and flow charts, provide very effective visual elements.

Pocket Book of Technical Writing for Engineers Scientists

Author: Leo Finkelstein
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9780073191591
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The focus of this text is to teach engineering students the skill of technical writing. The book is unique in that it gets to the point, uses practical outlines throughout, and shows students how to produce the most common technical documents step-by-step, in a manner that is fun and interesting to students. Each chapter has an end-of-chapter critique which allows students to implement what they have learned in the chapter. With ABET increasing the emphasis on technical writing, this affordable, straightforward, easy-to-understand text with flexible coverage, would be a perfect fit for your technical writing course.

Technical Writing

Author: Phillip A. Laplante
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0429884494
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Engineers, scientists, and professionals of all types are often required to write reports, summaries, manuals, and guides. While many have had an English language or writing course, it is less likely that they have had instruction in the special requirements of technical writing. Filling this void, Technical Writing: A Practical Guide for Engineers, Scientists, and Nontechnical Professionals, Second Edition 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 traditional writer’s reference manuals on technical writing through presentation of first-hand examples that help readers understand practical considerations in writing and producing technical content. These examples illustrate how a publication originates as well as various challenges and solutions. The second edition contains new material in every chapter including new topics, additional examples, insights, tips and tricks, new vignettes and more exercises. Appendices have been added for writing checklists and writing samples. The references and glossary have been updated and expanded. In addition, a focus on writing for the nontechnical persons working in the technology world and the nonnative English speaker has been incorporated. Written in an informal, conversational style, unlike traditional college writing texts, the book also contains many interesting vignettes and personal stories to add interest to otherwise stodgy lessons. Key Features •Offers precise, hands-on coverage of technical writing •Complements traditional writer’s reference manuals •Includes personal anecdotes and historical stories that serve as real-world examples of technical writing •Explores the various avenues for publishing your work •Explains how to write for blogs, social networks, and other e-media

A Scientific Approach to Writing for Engineers and Scientists

Author: Robert E. Berger
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118832566
Format: PDF, Docs
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A SCIENTIFIC APPROACH TO WRITING Technical ideas may be solid or even groundbreaking, but if these ideas cannot be clearly communicated, reviewers of technical documents—e.g., proposals for research funding, articles submitted to scientific journals, and business plans to commercialize technology—are likely to reject the argument for advancing these ideas. The problem is that many engineers and scientists, entirely comfortable with the logic and principles of mathematics and science, treat writing as if it possesses none of these attributes. The absence of a systematic framework for writing often results in sentences that are difficult to follow or arguments that leave reviewers scratching their heads. This book fixes that problem by presenting a “scientific” approach to writing that mirrors the sensibilities of scientists and engineers, an approach based on an easily-discernable set of principles. Rather than merely stating rules for English grammar and composition, this book explains the reasons behind these rules and shows that good reasons can guide every writing decision. This resource is also well suited for the growing number of scientists and engineers in the U.S. and elsewhere who speak English as a second language, as well as for anyone else who just wants to be understood.

A Grammar Book for You and I Oops Me

Author: C. Edward Good
Publisher: Capital Books
ISBN: 9781892123237
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Correct English usage as it's never been taught before: lucidly, memorably, and humorously -- for all ages.

Understanding English Grammar

Author: Thomas E. Payne
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107376610
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Language is primarily a tool for communication, yet many textbooks still treat English grammar as simply a set of rules and facts to be memorised by rote. This new textbook is made for students who are frustrated with this approach and would like instead to understand grammar and how it works. Why are there two future tenses in English? What are auxiliaries and why are they so confusing? Why are English motion verbs hard to use? Why are determiners so important in English? These and many other frequently asked questions are answered in this handy guide. Student learning is supported with numerous exercises, chapter summaries and suggestions for further reading. An accompanying website offers further resources, including additional classroom exercises and a chance to interact with the author. It is the essential grammar toolkit for students of English language and linguistics and future teachers of English as a Second Language.

A Guide to Writing as an Engineer 4th Edition

Author: David F. Beer
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 1118476743
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The fourth edition of A Guide to Writing as an Engineer updates Beer and McMurrey’s popular book on communication and technical writing for engineers. Used predominantly in freshmen engineering survey courses, the text is also applicable for specific courses on engineering writing or technical communication later in the curriculum. A Guide to Writing as an Engineer deals with a variety of topics ranging from important writing concepts that apply to professional engineers, to content, organization, format, and style of various kinds of engineering writing. The book also covers oral presentations, research techniques, ethics, and proper citation methods. Beer remains a practical, handy book that can function not only as a classroom textbook, but also as a reference and guide for writing and research, for practicing engineers.

Periplus Pocket Korean Dictionary

Author: Seong-Chul Shin
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9780794600471
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Periplus Pocket Dictionary Series has been compiled by academics and translators experienced with the needs of beginners. These are the ideal dictionaries for students and travelers, covering all the words needed for everyday situations and travel basics without confusing abbreviations or dictionary terminology. Each handy, pocket-sized volume in this inexpensive series includes: The ideal dictionary for beginning students and travelers: contains general vocabulary appropriate to beginning and lower intermediate students, and covers all the words needed for the everyday situations encountered by travelers. Bi-directional, to and from English, presenting the 3,000 most commonly used words in each language. Both romanized forms and the authentic script are given. A brief guide to pronunciation allows the user to say the words correctly. Different senses of the same word are clearly distinguished by explanatory glosses. With no confusing abbreviations or dictionary terminology; clear layout and readable type. Handy slim size to fit the pocket or purse; bargain price.

Guide to Research Projects for Engineering Students

Author: Eng Choon Leong
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482238780
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Presents an Integrated Approach, Providing Clear and Practical Guidelines Are you a student facing your first serious research project? If you are, it is likely that you’ll be, firstly, overwhelmed by the magnitude of the task, and secondly, lost as to how to go about it. What you really need is a guide to walk you through all aspects of the research project, from planning and conducting your research project to writing and presenting it. Guide to Research Projects for Engineering Students: Planning, Writing and Presenting is the guide you need to do the job efficiently. Specifically Designed with Engineering and Technical Science Students in Mind The book is organized into three sections, broken down into concise chapters that focus on a specific topic and the skills required. The section on planning shows you how to choose a project, research a topic, write a project proposal, plan the project, select methods and methodologies, and keep records. The section on writing provides help on writing the different sections of a research report as well as introduces you to the strategies and language conventions required for writing an effective research report. Finally, the section on presenting covers creating effective figures and layout, preparing for a project presentation, and the dos and don’ts in delivering a presentation. Advice on how to use IT tools effectively is given throughout the book. Contains highly practical content—includes tips on how to conduct research, write it up effectively, and avoid common errors and pitfalls in grammar and style Offers guidance on using IT tools (which are indispensable in research) Includes pertinent examples of best practices on conducting research and research writing The authors have drawn on their many years of experience teaching engineering students, either in supervising engineering students in their research projects or teaching technical communication skills.