Clear and Concise Communications for Scientists and Engineers

James G. Speight

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$50.36

February 15, 2012 by CRC Press
Reference - 208 Pages - 1 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781439854792 - CAT# K12550

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Features

  • Presents writing techniques with examples
  • Avoids the use of jargon
  • Guides readers through the steps involved in producing a concise and understandable document
  • Covers topics relevant to both practicing chemists and chemical engineers

Summary

Scientists and engineers are often criticized for their inability to write clear, grammatically correct English as well as for their poor presentation of data. The advancement of their careers depends on their ability to successfully communicate ideas and findings to colleagues, management, and the public.

Illustrating how technology can be readily conveyed without loss of content, the book guides the readers in

  • Writing and verbally presenting data and ideas in a clear, understandable, and logical manner
  • Producing goal- and fact-oriented, as opposed to emotion-oriented, writing
  • Appealing to the designated audience while providing enough background information to provide context of the problem or subject

Clear and Concise Communications for Scientists and Engineers guides readers through the steps involved in producing a concise and understandable document in various formats.