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The Technical Writer’s Handbook: Writing with Style and Clarity

Written by a practicing scientist, this book is directed to scientists, engineers, and others who want to improve their writing and communication.

Translated into Japanese.
ISBN 978-1-891389-21-4
232 pages, Copyright 2002, Softbound.
List Price US $32.00

Summary

Written by a practicing scientist, this book is directed to scientists, engineers, and others who want to improve their writing and communication.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Preface: How to Use This Book
Part I: An Introduction to Technical Writing
Part II: An ABC of Technical Writing (Alphabetical Entries)
Bibliography

Reviews

“A scientist and journal editor wisely addresses the problems of technical writing.”
-Choice

“This book should be on the desk of anyone hoping to convey technical information in understandable language.”
-Optics News

Matt Young

Matt Young is a physicist with a government agency in Boulder, Colorado, and Adjunct Professor at the University of Colorado.  He holds a PhD from the University of Rochester. Formerly, Dr. Young was a Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the University of Waterloo, and Technical Editor of Optical Spectra magazine.   Dr. Young is the author of Optics and Lasers, including Fibers and Optical Waveguides, (Springer, New York, 1986) and over 50 publications in research and teaching journals.  He lives in Boulder with his wife, Deanna, and his children, David and Rachel, who attend the University of Colorado.

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