Your guide to stellar technical writing!
Did you know?
A recent survey on the working habits of professional engineers found that nearly 2/3 of their day is spent communicating with others, while only 1/3 is spent on tasks commonly associated with engineering.
Proficient technical writing is very important for engineering graduates to develop in order to be competitive in the workforce. This Toolkit was developed to help YOU become a better technical writer!
Tips for Technical Writing
When beginning a writing assignment it is important to ask yourself the following questions:
Next the structure and format of the paper should be understood. This can help with brainstorming ideas and developing the first draft. Both structure and format are usually specified by the professor or assignment.
The links below are great resources for information for:
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department
P.O. Box 173800
Bozeman, MT 59717-3800
Tel: (406) 994-2203
Fax: (406) 994-6292
Location: 220 Roberts
Contact for Writing Toolkit:
Dr. Laura Stanley