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Published: 24 September 2020

288 Pages | 30 photos, 30 tables

ISBN: 9780199026791

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Making Sense in Engineering and the Physical Sciences

A Student's Guide to Research and Writing

Sixth Edition

Margot Northey, Judi Jewinski, and Andrew Trivett

Making Sense

  • A concise, student-friendly approach allows readers to use this book either as a quick and casual reference or as a text that can easily be read from cover to cover.
  • New organization of content makes concepts easier to grasp by mirroring the writing development process, moving from personal note-taking and recording data, to writing for colleagues and broader audiences.
  • Written by a Canadian professor of engineering, this text covers all aspects of communication relevant to engineering and the physical sciences such as note taking, report writing, writing summaries and abstracts, and creating powerful visual aids.
  • Up-to-date documentation guidelines include the latest guidelines for APA, CMS, and IEEE style.
  • Expanded grammar and usage appendix provides guidance for writers of all levels.

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