Style and Ethics of Communication in Science and Engineering

@inproceedings{Humphrey2008StyleAE,
  title={Style and Ethics of Communication in Science and Engineering},
  author={Jay D. Humphrey and Jeffrey W. Holmes},
  booktitle={Style and Ethics of Communication in Science and Engineering},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract Scientists and engineers seek to discover and disseminate knowledge so that it can be used to improve the human condition. Style and Ethics of Communication in Science and Engineering serves as a valuable aid in this pursuit—it can be used as a textbook for undergraduate or graduate courses on technical communication and ethics, a reference book for senior design courses, or a handbook for young investigators and beginning faculty members. In addition to presenting methods for writing… 

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