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Handbook of technical writing

by Gerald J. Alred

  • 236 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technical writing,
  • Handbooks, manuals

  • About the Edition

    Now in its tenth edition, this classic book remains the complete technical-writing reference for students and professionals alike. Alphabetically organized and easy-to-use, its nearly 400 entries provide guidance for writing all the most common types of professional documents and correspondence, including reports, proposals, manuals, memos, and white papers. Abundant real-world sample documents and visuals throughout the book demonstrate effective technical communication, reflecting current practices for formatting documents and using email. In addition, advice for organizing, researching, writing, and revising complements thorough treatment of grammar, usage, style, and punctuation to provide comprehensive help with writing skills.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGerald J. Alred, Charles T. Brusaw, Walter E. Oliu
    ContributionsBrusaw, Charles T., Oliu, Walter E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT11 .B78 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 647 pages :
    Number of Pages647
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26494821M
    ISBN 101250004411, 0312679459, 1457604493
    ISBN 109781250004413, 9780312679453, 9781457604492
    LC Control Number2011933007
    OCLC/WorldCa757147688

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