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How to Write Technical Reports by Lutz Hering; Heike HeringTechnical Reports are usually written according to general standards of the current university or company. This book is specialised in how to write Technical Reports and addresses not only engineers, but also natural scientists, computer scientists, etc.
User Guides, Manuals and Technical Writing by Adrian WallworkThis book is intended for anyone whose job involves writing formal documentation. It is aimed at non-native speakers of English, but should also be of use for native speakers who have no training in technical writing. Technical writing is a skill that you can learn and this book outlines some simple ideas for writing clear documentation that will reflect well on your company, its image and its brand. The book has four parts: Structure and Content: Through examples, you will learn best practices in writing the various sections of a manual and what content to include. Clear Unambiguous English: You will learn how to write short clear sentences and paragraphs whose meaning will be immediately clear to the reader. Layout and Order Information: Here you will find guidelines on style issues, e.g., headings, bullets, punctuation and capitalization. Typical Grammar and Vocabulary Mistakes: This section is divided alphabetically and covers grammatical and vocabulary issues that are typical of user manuals.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2014-06-20
Developing Effective Research Proposals by Keith F. PunchThis edition covers every section of the proposal, telling you all you need to know on how to structure it, bring rigour to your methods section, impress your readers and get your proposal accepted. With practical tips and advice throughout, new features include: Comprehensive explanation of method and methodology, and how to maximise this crucial section of your proposal.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2016
Handbook for Writing Proposals by Robert J. Hamper; L. Sue BaughProven techniques and invaluable advice for writing winning business proposals--revised and updated! What makes a winning business proposal? It highlights your skills and services, meets your client's needs, and clearly sets you apart from the competition.
The Essential Guide to Doing Your Research Project by Zina O'LearyThe book guides you through every step of your research project, from getting started to analysing data and writing up. Each stage is clearly set out, highlighting best practice and providing practical tips and down-to-earth advice for actually doing research.