Dynamic Communication for Engineers

by Richard H. McCuen, (M.ASCE), Prof.; Civil Engrg. Dept., Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD,
Peggy A. Johnson, (A.M.ASCE), Asst. Prof.; Civil Engrg. Dept., Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD,
Cynthia Davis, Asst. Dir.; Instructional Television System, College of Engrg., Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-856-4 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-856-6 (ISBN-10), 1993, Soft Cover, Pg. 179

Document Type: Book


Communications skills are essential to all professional practices, but often it is a skill for which most engineers are least prepared. The authors provide a hands-on approach on communicating more effectively in the workplace. This comprehensive guidebook tailors instructions to the special needs of engineers, as real world examples illustrate a variety of communication situations.

Topics include: procrastination, technical writing style, communicating technical data and statistics, ethical considerations, technical reports, oral communication, graphics and visual aids, business correspondence, résumés, job interviews, and nonverbal communication.

Undergraduate and graduate students, as well as professionals just entering the work force, will find this book an easy-to-read and concise handbook for mastering the fundamentals of professional and technical communication.

Subject Headings: Professional development | Writing skills | Statistics | Ethics | Graphic methods | Undergraduate study | Students | Employees


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