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Unformatted text preview: 1 Conclusions & Recommendations (Expected) Results & Discussion Summary Foreword Procedure Prospectus To: From: Date: Letterhead Lab Prospectus Format 2 Letterhead Page (No Page Number) Subsequent Pages Subject: Appendix: Distribution: (Pre-Lab) 2 Conclusions & Recommendations Results & Discussion Summary Foreword Procedure Lab Report To: From: Date: Letterhead Lab Report Format 2 Letterhead Page (No Page Number) Subsequent Pages Subject: Appendix: Distribution: 1. Try to keep Foreword and Summary on the first page. However, in some instances you may be forced to flow to a second page. Try to keep the overflow short. In addition, the Foreword and Summary may be shorter than a single page. In this case, let the Procedure follow immediately on the first page. Regardless, the Procedure should always come immediately after the Summary. Do not leave excessive blank space after the Sum- mary. The heading/subheading at the end of the page should be followed by at least 2-3 lines of text. If this is not possible, move the heading to the next page and vertically re-center the original page to eliminate a large blank area. 1 3 Foreword Summary LabProspectus/LabReport Letterhead To: From: Date: Subject: Procedure Lab Prospectus Lab Report Summary : What do you expect the lab to accomplish in terms of the motivation and problem? e.g., Do you expect this lab to solve problem of doing DNA analysis in the field? Summary : Which test is more suitable and why? This informa- tion is based on actual findings. e.g., Do your results support your hypothesis regarding which test is more suitable for the field. Foreword : Similar content. Some information may differ: e.g., problem, task and pur- pose of document statement. Foreword : Similar content. Some information may differ: e.g., problem, task and pur- pose of document statement. How are the Reports Different? Procedure : 1. Overview. Overview each step you expect to perform; explain how these steps help to solve the problem. 2. Block Diagram. 3. Steps. Each subsequent sec- tion of the procedure will briefly outline a respective stage and its purpose. The topic sentence must mention the purpose of the step. Discuss what results you expect and/or hope to see. How will you know that this step worked? What clues will you have to indicate this? Procedure : 1. Overview. Overview each step you actually performed; explain how these steps help to solve the problem. 2. Block Diagram. 3. Steps. Each subsequent sec- tion of the procedure will briefly outline a respective stage and its purpose. The topic sentence must mention the purpose of the step. Discuss procedural problems and unexpected results. Appendix Distribution: Hypothetical Evidential (Based on Evidence) Title : Title is Lab Prospectus. Title : Title is Lab Report. 4 Lab Prospectus Lab Report Hypothetical Based on Evidence (Evidential) Conclusions & Recommendations (Expected) Results & Discussion Lab Report Conclusions & Recommendations : Discuss the conclusions and rec-...
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This note was uploaded on 07/15/2008 for the course ENGR 100 taught by Professor Winarsky/hildinger during the Fall '07 term at University of Michigan.

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