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Making sense : a student's guide to research and writing : engineering and the technical sciences

Author: Margot Northey; Judi Jewinski
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"Designed specifically for students in engineering, this book outlines the general principles of style, grammar and usage, while covering such issues as how to prepare proposals and project reports, how to write lab reports, and how to follow the conventions governing the use of diagrams and other graphics."--Pub. desc.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Northey, Margot, 1940-
Making sense.
Don Mills, Ont. ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(OCoLC)622976116
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margot Northey; Judi Jewinski
ISBN: 9780195430585 0195430581
OCLC Number: 277067358
Description: 269 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Writing and thinking --
Keeping notes and doing research --
Writing summaries and abstracts --
Writing a lab report --
Writing proposals and project reports --
Work collaboratively --
Giving an oral presentation --
Writing in other contexts --
Documentation --
Following conventions for graphics and formatting --
Writing tests and examinations --
Writing a resume and letter of application --
Writing for readability --
Common errors in grammar and usage --
Punctuation --
Misused words and phrases.
Responsibility: Margot Northey, Judi Jewinski.

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A short guide for students writing essays, reports and exams in any course in engineering and technical sciences.  Read more...
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"An essential resource for beginning writers or writers for whom English is not a native language."--SciTech Books

 
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