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Science and Technical Writing

A Manual of Style, 2nd Edition

By Philip Rubens

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544 pages | 100 Color Illus.

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With this new edition, Science and Technical Writing confirms its position as the definitive style resource for thousands of established and aspiring technical writers. Editor Philip Rubens has fully revised and updated his popular 1992 edition, with full, authoritative coverage of the techniques and technologies that have revolutionized electronic communications over the past eight years.

Reviews

"The book really shines when it tackles the specifics of science writing. The sections on scientific terms and symbols; technology terms; units of measurement; mathematical expressions; equations; and citations, notes, and references are invaluable for those who frequently deal with these issues." -- Bob Andrews,Technical Communication

About the Author

Philip Rubens is Professor of Technical Communications at East Carolina University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
SCI060000
SCIENCE / Reference