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Writing and Speaking in the Technology Professions: A Practical Guide

Writing and Speaking in the Technology Professions: A Practical Guide
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780471444732
ISBN 10: 471444731
Edition: 2
Publisher: Wiley-IEEE Press
Publication Date: 2003-07-04
Format: Paperback
Pages: 536
List Price: $98.99

Engineers and technical communicators provide 76 articles teaching a range of skills—from writing office memos and preparing technical documents, to holding meetings and listening effectively. Beer (IEEE Professional Communications Society) updates his second edition with a new preface and chapters covering communication via e-mail and the Internet. The book provides a resource for engineers and others in technical professions. Chapter topics include choosing visual media, making manuals easier to read, creating proposal strategies, and presenting successful seminars. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


A guide for both industrial and academic engineers to getting government bucks to fund their research. Contains suggestions for planning, management, and strategies of the proposal effort; organizing, writing, and illustrating the proposal; and what to do besides twiddle your thumbs and sweat after it is submitted. Also covers strategies, practicalities, and regulations of reporting on funded research. The CIP data gives a different ISBN. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)