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Technical Description Assignment 40 points You have been asked to write a description of an object, mechanism, or process used in your field for publication in the magazine sent to employees and their families. (If you can’t find an object or mechanism in your field choose one that you are interested in, or something you have on hand. 1. Begin the article with a specific title that indicates the topic and what you want to say about it. 2. Your document will have three main sections. The first will be the introduction. Use the heading, Introduction for this section. 3. Write an introduction that indicates the nature and scope of the description. The first sentence of the introduction should be a formal sentence definition. (Item = category + distinguishing characteristics) Make sure the introduction gives a clear idea of what it is, what it does, what it looks like, or anything else pertinent. The
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Unformatted text preview: introduction will be a form of extended definition. 4. The second main section of the document is the body; in this case a part-by-part description or a step-by-step process. The body of the description provides appropriate detail of the principle parts of the object or mechanism, or steps of a process. Make sure your object, mechanism, or process is sufficiently complex to have at least three parts or steps to describe. Use the heading, Part-by-Part Description or Step-by-Step Description for this section of the document. 5. The third and last main section of this document is the conclusion. Finish with a brief conclusion of the important focus of your description. Use the heading Conclusion. If you give this assignment significant attention it should be about one page long, or longer if you have a more detailed object, mechanism, or process....
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