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AN INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL WRITING
The Definition of Technical Writing objectively, logically and accurately. The written communication of engineering and scientific ideas, concepts and data presented objectively, logically and accurately. The writing is clear and concise Graphics are usually included to assist the reader in understanding the subject matter.
Definisi lainnya (Ali Sastrohoetomo) Suatu karangan yang ditulis berdasarkan kenyataan ilmiah yang didapat dari hasil penyelidikan. Penyelidikan ini dapat berupa : penyelidikan pustaka, laboratorium atau dari hasil investigasi di lapangan Karangan ilmiah ditulis sesudah timbulnya suatu masalah, yg diikuti dng pengumpulan kenyataan ttg masalah tsb, analisis dan kesimpulan
Is there any different of the Scientific writing Technical writing Bagaimana terhadap ini: Karya tulis ilmiah Karangan ilmiah
The importance of technical writing As a technical professional, you will have the opportunity to perform many function: research, design, analyze, manufacture or construct, test and manage. In the performance of these functions, many technologist, engineers and scientists new to the work environment discover that they may spend as much as 50% of their time writing reports and documents that discuss the result of their work.
CEO (Chief Executive Officer=manajer) of Lockheed California Said to the following to agroup of engineering educators: I want you to send me engineers who can WRITE! WRITE! WRITE! WRITE! WRITE!
Types of Technical Report As professional, you will be expected to write communication and report to serve different purpose and audience.
Business Communications Business communication transfer information concerning the management and administration of product, project and personel
Business letters, memos, and are foundation for conveying information in business Periodic, progress and trip report : communicate progress on projects and event to those concern with their completion dan succsess Personal evaluation : review the past performance of employees to foster better working relationships between employees and employers
Planning Report Activity and product eveluation Bids and proposals Specifications Feasibility reports Environmental inpact report
Deterministic report Report that discuss occurrences determined by previous event Study and evaluate existing fact, data and concept
Technical articles : disseminate technical information to interested professionals and colleagues Laboratory report : may be one component of a research project or may demonstrate technical capability Scientific and engineering analyses : are mathematical evaluations of scientific and technical system.
Research reports : communicate the result of scientific and sociotechnologic investigation to help understand scientific and sociotechnologic phenomena. These report may include analytical as well as laboratory component.
Audience Understanding the perspective of your audience is the key to writing effectively The reader of your report will fall into one or more of the following categories. Executives : conclusion to make decisions Technologies, engineers, and scientists : information transfer and understanding for action
Technicians : information transfer for action Operators : instructions for performance Nontechnical persons : information for interest