Part of the bestselling Making Sense series, this fourth edition of Making Sense in Engineering and the Technical Sciences is an indispensable research and writing guide for students in any area of the discipline - from electrical and mechanical engineering to systems design and computer science. Maintaining the signature straightforward style of the series, this updated and revised edition outlines the general principles of style, grammar, and usage, while covering such issues as how to prepare proposals and project reports, how to write lab reports, and how to follow the conventions governing the use of diagrams and graphics. Concise and accessible, with new information on technology-based research and group presentations, this latest edition continues to be an invaluable reference for students throughout their academic careers and beyond.
Margot Northey is a specialist in communications and the former dean of the School of Business at Queen's University.
Judi Jewinski is an adjunct associate professor of English, administrative dean, and director of the English Language Institute at Renison University College at the University of Waterloo.