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Writing as an Engineer 4e, Textbook Binding, 4 Edition by John Wiley & Sons

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Textbook Binding: 4 Edition
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9781118300275
1118300270

Publication Date: 2013-05-21
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Textbook Binding : 288 pages
Edition: 4 Edition
Author: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN-10: 1118300270
ISBN-13: 9781118300275

Product Description The fourth edition of A Guide to Writing as an Engineer updates Beer and McMurrey’s popular book on communication and technical writing for engineers.  Used predominantly in freshmen engineering survey courses, the text is also applicable for specific courses on engineering writing or technical communication later in the curriculum. A Guide to Writing as an Engineer deals with a variety of topics ranging from important writing concepts that apply to professional engineers, to content, organization, format and style of various kinds of engineering writing.  The book also covers oral presentations, research techniques, ethics, and proper citation methods.  Beer remains a practical, handy book that can function not only as a classroom textbook, but also as a reference and guide for writing and research, for practicing engineers.  From the Back Cover Maximize the Power of Your Signals! Reduce noise and sharpen your technical communication with Beer's A Guide to Writing as an Engineer. Now in its Fourth Edition, this popular book deals with a variety of topics ranging from important writing concepts that apply to professional engineers, to content, organization, format, and the different styles of engineering writing. A handy reference for both the classroom and beyond, this guide also covers oral presentations, research techniques, ethics, and proper citation methods. Valuable additions to the Fourth Edition includes: New Coverage of Social Media Fully updated content based on technological and cultural advances Tech Feature Boxes that highlight exciting new technology and devices Added stories that serve as prompts for student reports and projects About the Author David Beer is a retired professor of Engineering Communication at the University of Texas Austin. David McMurrey is Business & Technical Communications department chair at Austin Community College; a former technical writer, editor, and vendor coordinator for IBM-Austin; and a writing seminar provider for engineering groups at state and federal agencies.


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