Class Notes (837,484)
Canada (510,274)
Engineering (154)
ENGG 2100 (11)
Lecture

Nov 12.docx

5 Pages
111 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Engineering
Course
ENGG 2100
Professor
John Runciman
Semester
Fall

Description
Professionalism This report is being written as a professional paper and should read like one Front Matter: Title page • Should include all relevant group/course information (e.g. Title/subtitle, group members, course, instructor, TA, due dates, signatures, disclosure statement) • Professional reports require professional looking title pages Front Matter: Executive Summary • This is a short, clear, concise summary of the entire report • Includes statement of problem/objective, background, analysis of design, and main conclusions/findings • Meant to allow the reader to become familiar with entire report without having to read it • Bullets format/short paragraphs  convey a lot of info in a short place Front Matter: Table of Contents • Should include all major sections and sub-sections • Shows starting page number, not the range • Appendices also listed here • List of figures/Tables/Drawings/Equations should follow with Figure# and caption included Formatting • Need to have a consistent structure, format, and organization system throughout • References, font spacing, section numbering, page numbers, figures, tables, EVERYTHING • This includes a consistent VOICE to the paper so that it reads cleanly • Use the formatting system at hat is included in the WORD, it works and will make your life easier • Other programs can work but are difficult to use Figures • All figures have : • Labels-e.g. Figure 2 • These are continuous through the entire paper • Captions Adescription for the figure which tells the reader what is being shown- it must be stand alone AN in text reference Figures DONOT stand alone • Figures appear immediately after they are included in the text, not 4 pages later • If the figure isn’t required in the body of the report it can be included in an appendix • Appendices have their own figure numbering system(e.g. FigureA1) • Figures appear in a break in text, not forced to the side in a word wrap or outside margins • For graphs a title is not needed since the caption should give all required information Tables • Tables have their own numbering system separate from figures • Follows same rules as Figures(label, caption, referred to in text, appear immediately after) • Label and caption appear at the top of the table • Should be fully explained with proper headings, units, references etc. Drawings • Hand drawn images are still Figures, not engineering “Drawings” • Drawings refer to complete 2D or 3D drawigns produced in a professional program • Should always include a fully completed title block with title, drawing #, dates, produced by, scale (i.e. NTS), units, etc. • Most often included as separate appendix at end of report (can use 11’X14’) Equations and Simple Calculations • Equations are presented separately from text but should still be used in a proper sentence with
More Less

Related notes for ENGG 2100

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit