Technical Report Writing courses

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A two-day course on technical report writing including:

  • Organisation and structure
    • Planning the report
    • Accuracy, brevity and clarity
    • Report structure
  • Style
    • Rules of style and grammar
    • Punctuation
    • SI unit abbreviations
  • Graphical presentation of data
    • Presenting data clearly in tables and figures
    • Trend line and curve fitting
    • Error bars
    • Graphical representation of processes
  • Statistical methods
    • Types of average
    • Statistical distributions
    • Deviations from normality
    • Outliers
    • Comparing means and variances
    • Evaluating linearity
  • Practical sessions:
    • Identifying errors in report extracts
    • Designing tables and figures
    • Writing a report using model data