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The University of British Columbia Engineering Failure Investigation Unit Interdepartmental Memorandum Date: To: October 2, 2009 APSC 150 From: Dr. Hatzikiriakos, APSC 150 Coordinator Subject: APSC 150 Memo Report Format 1. Introduction This memo describes the format of the memo report that is expected for APSC 150 as  well as the content. The sections of this report are: Content, Text Format, Headings,  Figures and References. 2. Content The  To From : and  Subject : fields should contain my name, your name and student  number, and the title of your engineering failure respectively. You should also sign your  initials at the end of the  From : line. The  Introduction  establishes a framework for the sections that follow. Keep this text  short, to no more than 3 – 5 sentences. Indicate the purpose of your memo and briefly  describe the failure to your reader. Explain why it was an important event. Conclude this  paragraph with a statement that forecasts the report's development. The body of the  report should be organized into three sections:  Description of Failure Reasons for  page 1 of 5
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Failure  and  Lessons to be Learned .
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2010 for the course APSC 03293901 taught by Professor M.smith during the Fall '10 term at The University of British Columbia.

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