A Guide to Writing as an Engineer

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Written for engineers, this book provides more than technical know-how and focuses on how to be an effective communicator. This new edition helps to eliminate the glitches that trip up the busy reader or listener, causing annoyance, confusion, or misunderstanding—so that their writing and speech are crystal clear. This text also focuses on the technical writing and speaking issues encountered in day to day work, writing reports, business letter, memoranda, proposals, emails, presentations, and more. The new edition includes new coverage of social media, including coverage of popular forms, best practices, dangers and ethics of using social media, and expanded coverage of informal communication.

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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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