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Unformatted text preview: Louisiana State University Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Guidelines for Writing a Project Report EE 3530, EE 4580 Laurentiu Dan Marinovici Teaching assistant November 11, 2008 Project report guidelines LSU, ECE Department REPORT FORMAT The structure of the project report should follow the main parts of a technical report, as follows: 1. Cover 2. Table of Contents 3. Executive Summary 4. Body of the Report (a) Introduction (b) Design method discussion (c) Results (d) Conclusions (e) Learning Experience 5. References (if any and if applicable) 6. Appendices (e.g. additional figures, table, text; command listing, etc., if applicable) COVER The cover of the project should give the title of the project, information about the author and the class the project is written for. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The executive summary is an extremely important part of the report. Chances are that this summary will be used to make decisions at the upper levels, which are not necessarily cognizant of all the theory. This summary must make a strong impression, convey the most important aspects of the problem in a non technical manner and be brief - no more than a page. The rest of the report must allow a technical person to follow your work and, if necessary reproduce it completely....
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course EE 3530 taught by Professor Chen during the Fall '07 term at LSU.
- Fall '07