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Technical Report Writing Today provides thorough coverage of the technical writing basics, techniques, and applications students are likely to encounter in both their academic courses and their future careers. Its practical presentation of varied examples and exercises helps students internalize the skills necessary to produce clear and effective documents and reports. Ann

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Paperback, 558 pages
Published December 31st 1996 by Houghton Mifflin (first published January 1995)
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Lindsay
Oct 11, 2010 Lindsay rated it really liked it
The topics were hit or miss for me. The early chapters, about why you would write a technical report, were a bit dull. I thought the chapters in the middle of the book were great, especially the ones on Technical Writing Style and color theory. The chapters at the end were far too specific in application to keep my attention. I would give it three stars if it weren't for the fact that I find my self referencing the mid chapters quite a bit since I finished reading this book.
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This was a very useful text book. It covered a lot of information and I can see myself referencing it again in the future. I've definitely added it to my short stack of text books I'm keeping.
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