Lect16_S07 - Formal Lecture 16 Preview How does one write the formal report for Project 2 Reports Executive Summaries Engineering 100 Standard

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F ormal Executive Summaries Engineering 100 Standard Disclaimer: These lecture notes are provided as a SERVICE to you to help you study for this class. At no time are we obligated to provide notes for every lecture. Understand that these notes are NOT a replacement for either coming to lecture or for the class readings. Indeed, these notes represent only a PARTIAL SET, which means it's up to you to attend class (or to find someone else's notes) to fill in the SUBSTANTIAL fraction of the lecture that has been left out of these notes. Indeed, these notes may represent only a draft and may be based on last term's lectures (which may or may not be repeated in their entirety for this term.) If it turns out that attendance to the class drops below 80%, we reserve the right to reduce the amount of content in these notes. If it turns out that attendance to the class drops below 80%, we also reserve the right to discontinue the distribution of these notes either before or after lecture. Copyright: © Lecture 16 Preview Background Parts of a formal report Explaining each part Examples from last term Conclusions How does one write the formal report for Project 2? Background So far we’ve learned two forms – Memo – Progress Report Today we address the final form – Formal Report Background Throughout these three forms, they all share common elements – A “cover” – A “short version” – A detailed version Background A formal report is – Longer than a memo – Made with formal features • Cover pages • Table of Contents • Heading and subheadings in the text • Visuals • Appendices Parts of a Formal Report Here are the parts to a formal report, which are presented generally in order of appearance – Title page (Cover Sheet), 1 page – Executive Summary (for the project, 1 page) – Table of Contents (for the project, one to two pages – Body (Main Report) (for the project, nine to eleven
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2010 for the course ME 100 taught by Professor Jasondaida during the Fall '07 term at University of Michigan.

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Lect16_S07 - Formal Lecture 16 Preview How does one write the formal report for Project 2 Reports Executive Summaries Engineering 100 Standard

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