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COE Writing Style Format
COE (Writing) Style Manual 2011
Designed for the College of Engineering at ERAU -Guide to writing various technical documents and engineering lab reports.
A teaching tool to help students learn disciplinary standards for writing and citing their research work.
COE Style Manual 2011
Version 3.5 of the Style Manual for the College of Engineering is a 272-page guide revised in 2011 as a result of student and faculty feedback to include the following:
- Reorganization of sections from general guidelines on technical writing, to more specific discussions of 3 types of lab reports
- Updated and expanded, numerous examples throughout
- Inclusion of an index
- General reformatting and editing for improved readability
- Designed for the College of Engineering @ ERAU-Prescott
- A guide to writing various technical documents, primarily lab reports
- A teaching tool to help students learn disciplinary standards for writing in 'engineering' language.
Duke University Scientific Writing
"The Scientific Writing Resource is online course material that teaches how to write effectively. The material is not about correctness (grammar, punctuation, etc), but about communicating what you intend to the reader. It can be used either in a science class or by individuals." Though intended for graduate students, anyone would benefit from the lessons included in this source.
IEEE Professional Communications Society
An IEEE society dedicated to understanding and promoting effective communication in engineering, scientific, and other technical environments
OWL: Engineering Project Documentation
"The goal of this guide is to walk an engineer through the engineering design process and explain the documentation associated with each stage of an engineering project. The guide will approach this problem from the perspective of an aerospace engineering project. However, the concepts it lays out can be implemented by engineers from any industry."
Writing in Engineering
From Colorado State University:
Communicating as a Civil Engineer
Communicating as a Mechanical Engineer
Communicating as an Electrical Engineer
Civil Engineering Lab Reports
Electrical Engineering Lab Reports
Engineering Technical Reports
Environmental Policy Statements