ME1331 Manufacturing Assignment GUIDE

ME1331 Manufacturing Assignment GUIDE - ME1331 Report...

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Rmokhtarzadeh-ME1307 ME1331 Report Writing Lecturer: Dr. R. Mokhtarzadeh
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Rmokhtarzadeh-ME1307 What kind of reports do we write? What kind of reports do we write? Laboratory reports Project reports Assignment reports Essays
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Rmokhtarzadeh-ME1307 Writing reports Writing reports Think and plan Write down the basic structure – main section headings (Aim for a logical flow of information ) Assuming that all the information for the report has been gathered: Break down the main sections into subsections, and further subsections, if necessary. Revise the basic structure and see whether there is a logical flow of information.
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Rmokhtarzadeh-ME1307 Writing reports Writing reports Under each subsection write down as many key words, phrases, short sentences, Fig. Number, Table number, etc. as possible, which define the subsection heading. Organise these also in a logical order. Turn above keywords etc. into full sentences and paragraphs.
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Rmokhtarzadeh-ME1307 Basic structure of a report Basic structure of a report Title Summary (or Abstract) Acknowledgment List of contents Notation (or Nomenclature) Introduction Aims and Objectives Main body of the report Conclusions References Appendices
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Rmokhtarzadeh-ME1307 Title Title The report starts with a title. It should be short, but sufficiently descriptive of the work carried out. In scientific publications, the title is used in the search of databases, so it is important to use the most relevant words.
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Rmokhtarzadeh-ME1307 Title Title - - Examples Examples Poor examples: “Laboratory Experiments” “ Level 1 fluids labs” “ Mechanical engineering experiments” “flow over an airfoil” Better title: “Measurements of pressure distribution on a NACA0012 airfoil at different angles of attack” “Analysis of compressible air flow through a convergent nozzle using an analytical model”
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Rmokhtarzadeh-ME1307 Summary Summary The purpose of Summary (or Abstract) is to state briefly the nature and scope of the work carried out. By reading the summary, the reader should obtain a reasonable understanding of, for example, whether the work is theoretical or experimental, parameters studied, the experimental methodology, and type of experiments carried out. An indication of important findings may be added at the end. The summary is stored in electronic databases and is used in searches.
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Rmokhtarzadeh-ME1307 Summary Summary - Example Example The present report describes the results of an experimental study of natural convection in a closed half-scale model of a building comprising two floors connected by a stairway, and a horizontal opening between the two floors. The driving force for the flow is a heat source in the lower floor. The results indicate a complex three-dimensional flow within the model. The rate of heat losses from each wall, wall temperatures, air
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