Features of technical writing Personal( I, we) vs impersonal (writer, author), one ambiguity



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Features of technical writing

  • Personal( I, we) vs impersonal (writer, author), one - ambiguity

  • Passive vs active

  • Clarity- redundant words

  • Nominalization

  • Readability


Redundant words

  • Wordy

  • It is my purpose in this report to present and justify the modifications that I recommend in order to increase the performance of your engine.



Redundant words

  • Better

  • My purpose in this report is to recommend certain modifications for improving the performance of your engine.



Nominalization

  • Verb formations

  • It has become necessary to automate the factory.

  • Noun formations

  • Automation of the factory has become a necessity.



Nominalization

  • Verb formations

  • During the entire process in which the product is designed, we should think about how it can be produced.

  • Noun formations

  • Throughout the product design process, thought should be given to the produceability.



Readability:general principles

  • Establish your topic

  • Use key words prominently

  • Explain important concepts when writing for non-specialist readers

  • Use standard terminology when writing for specialist reader

  • Structure your text



Report writing

  • (setting the problem in the context, have you made it relevant enough?)

  • (which aspects of the problem you will focus on? reasons for this)

  • (are your suggestions well described, the procedures clear, the focus sustained, information relevant?)

  • (reflection on adequacy of solutions proposed)



Theses/journal articles

  • Abstract

  • (account of the work done)




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