This reference covers the topics necessary to undertake research projects in the sciences. For instance, it details how to select a research problem; how to pursue the research goals; how to search the literature; how to determine whether or not a measurement is significant; how to test a scientific modelor theory; and how to write a final report or research paper. Intended for any scientific professional in contact with research gathering in industry, university, or governmental institution.
Emphasizing problems encounted by science students just beginning research, explains how to select a research project, pursue the goals, search the literature, identify a significant measurement, test a model or theory, and write a proposal and a final report or paper. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)