This practical textbook is designed to help develop the communication skills needed by engineering students for success both in college and in the workplace. In the field of engineering, every type of technical communication serves a specific function. For each type of communication, the authors discuss its function and then its form, and follow with a section on mechanics. Real engineering documents are included in each chapter, providing helpful guides to the preparation of documents. Book jacket.Sorby, Sheryl A. is the author of 'Engineer's Guide To Technical Communication ', published 2005 under ISBN 9780130482426 and ISBN 0130482420.