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Introduction As industry, government and business have become larger and their operations more complex, as products and services provided have become more diverse an subject to change, and as scientific and technological advancement have come at an increasing pace, the quantity and importance of written technical communications have increased in seemingly geometric progression . More and more writing is done by more and more people on more and more subject. And the recipients of the communications are more and more dependent upon their accuracy and effectiveness . Some recognition of this condition is reflected in technical, schools by the inclusion of courses in technical writing in many engineering curricula. But it is at least questionable whether all of the faculty concerned fully recognize the amount of writing that a working that a working engineer or manager must do or the important to him (and to this performance of his job) that it be done easily and effectively. Many faculty members though fully competent in their own fields, simply have not had
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This note was uploaded on 12/31/2009 for the course RSTFGERTRE retgretret taught by Professor Rtetertret during the Spring '09 term at École Normale Supérieure.

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