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Technical Report Writing for Engineers

Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more This course is designed for both student and professional engineers. It will teach you the technical report writing skills you need to tackle everything from a two-page document to a PhD thesis. As such, it will be applicable for the entirety of your engineering degree or career. You can use the hashtag #FLreportwriting to talk about this course on social media.

Topics Covered
  • Why technical reports are important for communicating ideas and concepts
  • The anatomy of a technical report
  • How to write aims and objectives
  • Citing and referencing
  • Presenting equations and nomenclature
  • Figures, diagrams and labelling
  • Presenting data
  • Units, precision and errors
  • Use of language and tense
  • How and why to write discussion sessions
  • Writing an abstract

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Rating 4.7 based on 23 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Apr 24 (9 weeks ago)
Cost $59
From The University of Sheffield via FutureLearn
Instructors Andrew Garrard, Jen Rowson, Adam Beagles, Claire Johnson, Stephen Beck, Pete Mylon, Alice Lawrence, Mark Heslop, Jamie Sparkes, Chris Black, Robert Owen, Peta Kirk
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Language English
Subjects Engineering
Tags Science, Engineering & Maths

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technical report in 6 reviews

It lays emphasis on all the critical issues needed for a writing a technical report.

This course has equipped me with useful and important information on technical report writing.

As an EAP teacher, Technical Report Writing Course has helped me gain more insight.

This course has a lot of content, not all of it is exclusively related to the writing of technical reports.

It is really so good and a well-constructed course that helps the learner to edit his style and thinking about technical reports.

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report writing in 4 reviews

Other “report writing courses” tend to concentrate on spelling a grammar traps.

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ETL/Report Developer $78k

Report Administrator $85k

Report Programmer Contractor $87k

Report and Database Developer $88k

Technical Report Analyst $91k

Technical Specialist - Enterprise Report Developer $107k

Report Developer 2 $113k

QA Report Engineer $124k

Report Specialist Lead $129k

Principal Report Developer $196k

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The University of Sheffield

Rating 4.7 based on 23 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Apr 24 (9 weeks ago)
Cost $59
From The University of Sheffield via FutureLearn
Instructors Andrew Garrard, Jen Rowson, Adam Beagles, Claire Johnson, Stephen Beck, Pete Mylon, Alice Lawrence, Mark Heslop, Jamie Sparkes, Chris Black, Robert Owen, Peta Kirk
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Engineering
Tags Science, Engineering & Maths

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