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Unformatted text preview: ASE 120K - REPORT FORMAT & CONTENT This is a summary. For more details refer to the technical writing manual. Abstract A summary of what was done and the results found, in about five to ten sentences. It must be complete and make sense without referring to the rest of the report. (It is what is stored in computer-based library catalogs). Introduction A brief description of the problem addressed and appropriate background material. Why is problem important? Include a brief review of pertinent literature and describe briefly the experimental approach. Theory Write the equations used in reducing the data and define the symbols you use. Generally, you should use the standard symbols as given in your textbook or in the instructions for each test. Include conversion factors as appropriate. Apparatus and Test Procedure Brief but complete description of the equipment used and how the test was run. Include what was measured and how it was recorded. Do not use lists of equipment, and do not write it as a chronology. measured and how it was recorded....
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course ASE 120K taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas.
- Spring '10