By Robert E. Berger
A clinical method of WRITING
Technical rules could be strong or maybe groundbreaking, but when those rules can't be truly communicated, reviewers of technical documents—e.g., proposals for examine investment, articles submitted to medical journals, and enterprise plans to commercialize technology—are prone to reject the argument for advancing those ideas.
The challenge is that many engineers and scientists, completely pleased with the good judgment and ideas of arithmetic and technological know-how, deal with writing as though it possesses none of those attributes. The absence of a scientific framework for writing usually leads to sentences which are tricky to persist with or arguments that depart reviewers scratching their heads.
This e-book fixes that challenge by way of providing a “scientific” method of writing that mirrors the sensibilities of scientists and engineers, an method in line with an easily-discernable set of ideas. instead of only mentioning ideas for English grammar and composition, this booklet explains the explanations in the back of those ideas and exhibits that solid purposes can advisor each writing decision.
This source is additionally compatible for the starting to be variety of scientists and engineers within the U.S. and somewhere else who converse English as a moment language, in addition to for someone else who simply desires to be understood.
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Biodiesel is relatively hygroscopic, meaning that it can adsorb water during transportation and storage. ) In noun clauses, the word that (1) does not function as a relative pronoun as it does in a qualifier, (2) serves merely to introduce the noun clause, and (3) could be omitted without changing the meaning of the sentence. Positions of that and which Clauses With Respect to the Core of a Sentence In a sentence, that and which clauses might be positioned in different places. 4: Sentence Form 1: [Qualifier] , [Core] .
However, for that clauses only, especially for long that clauses, a short verb or prepositional phrase can be inserted between the clause and its antecedent. Consider the following examples: 1. The novel technique will suppress limitations to mass loading that arise from particles flowing in the boundary layers. ) 2. A new detector format will be provided that is capable of detecting extremely small changes in the position of the micro-cantilever. ) In both of the preceding examples, two expressions—(1) the prepositional phrase or verb and (2) the that clause—compete for the attention of the same noun or noun phrase.
But this is not true. The important applications exist only in certain types of commercial areas, and these areas include security screening, medical x-ray imaging, and dental imaging. Hence, the such as phrase in Example 1 is essential because it changes the meaning of the sentence. In contrast, the such as phrase in Example 2 is less essential. In this case, the such as phrase is used to provide some examples for its antecedent, processes that produce aerosol-laden gaseous exhaust streams. This antecedent already is well defined.
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