Comments on Writing Lab Report

Comments on Writing - Comments on Writing Lab Report Tank Draining BASICS You are writing this for your boss at work Should primarily use past

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Comments on Writing Lab Report – Tank Draining BASICS: You are writing this for your boss at work Should primarily use past tense Proper number of significant figures for all numbers in text and appendix Increase depth and critical analysis of your findings 1. Abstract a. Couple sentences to summarize the work b. Abstract must be able to stand alone from the report c. Quantitative values reported with error d. Validity of model or approach used e. Largest source of error 2. Introduction a. Couple of sentences summarizing the work b. Why is this work relevant? c. Basics of what analysis you will do and comparison to theory or established literature d. Should have a couple of references 3. Theory a. Variables defined? Nomenclature? b. Describe how all the equations used in the report are derived c. Should have references d. Number equations for easy referral in the results and discussion e. Should have all the equations used to analyze results 4. Experimental Methods a. Not a how to guide
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2011 for the course ECH 155A taught by Professor Kuhl during the Summer '11 term at UC Davis.

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Comments on Writing - Comments on Writing Lab Report Tank Draining BASICS You are writing this for your boss at work Should primarily use past

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