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    WELCOME WELCOME EF 105                Spring 2006 Week 11
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    TOPICS Use of WORD for Engineering Reports  (Review) Other Engineering Uses of WORD Equations Tables Charts Outlines Numbered Lists
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    Five Categories of Reports 1. Research Reports State the results of research 2. Empirical Reports State the results of experimentation 3. Completion Reports Show completion or explain why not 4. Recommendation Reports Endorse a course of action 5. Feasibility Reports Evaluate a course of action
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    Structure: details A good report has the following parts Title Table of Contents (over 10 pages) Abstract/executive summary Introduction Main sections Conclusions References Technical appendix
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    A Common Report Format The commonly accepted standard for  engineering reports is  IMR a D  -  I ntroduction -  M ethods -  R esults - and  D iscussion.  Note:  Your reports do not necessarily need to  follow this format strictly, but should use this  as a guideline, and contain all of the  information discussed in the following  paragraphs. 
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    Format Example Abstract 1. Introduction  2. Methods and apparatus  2.1   description of models tested 2.2 wind tunnel apparatus 2.3 calculation procedure for drag coefficients 3. Results  3.1   data analysis procedures (uncertainty and outlier analysis) 3.2 drag coefficients for the hummer  3.3 drag coefficients for the new beetle  4. Discussion and conclusions  4.1   comparison of aerodynamics of the vehicles tested 4.2 implications for fuel economy 4.3 implications for top speed  
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    Equations Using MS Equation Open MS Word. If you are ready to begin typing the equation go to the Insert Menu and select Object. In the Object window that pops up, scroll down to find Microsoft Equation.
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    Equations Select the OK button and two things appear; a work area (outlined in dashed lines) and the equation toolbar.
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    Equation Toolbar
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    Equations - Spacing
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    Equations – Try It!!
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    Document Concepts 1. Style   - A set of formats that is assigned a  name.  2. Section  - Divides a document into parts so  that they can be formatted differently.  3. Footnote and Endnote  - A footnote is a  source reference that is placed at the bottom  of a page. An endnote is also a source that  typically appears at the end of a document.
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    Document Concepts 1. Text Wrapping  - You can control how text  appears around a graphic object by specifying  text wrapping style.  2. Captions and Cross References  - A caption  is a title or explanation for a table, picture, or  graph. A cross-reference is a reference from 
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This note was uploaded on 07/13/2008 for the course EF 105 taught by Professor Jackson during the Spring '05 term at University of Tennessee.

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