DEVELOP EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR ANY ENGINEERING SITUATION Effective communication is the key to success in engineering. Whether you're already working in the field or will soon be entering professional practice, you will need to explain how the systems and devices you design work, why they are needed, how to use them, and how to sell them. Strategies for Engineering Communication will help you master the skills needed to successfully communicate in situations commonly encountered by engineers. Throughout the text, you'll find flexible strategies for researching, drafting, and revising documents and speeches, for working individualky and on teams, and for meeting the challenges of the many audiences, purposes, and contexts encountered at school and at work. Numerous exercises and examples provide opportunities for you to examine your own writing and the writing of other engineers. This practical, hands-on text will help you: Master basic principles of effective communication. Develop communication skills that you can apply to a variety of writing situations, audiences, and media. Examine examples of real documents written by students and professional engineers. Understand the differences and similarities between successful spoken and written communication. Analyze your own writing.Stevenson, Susan is the author of 'Strategies for Engineering Communication', published 2001 under ISBN 9780471128175 and ISBN 0471128171.