Technical Report Writing

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What should be included in the introduction of an informal report?

Background, purpose, and objective

Where should the interpretation and explanation of results be done?

In the discussion section

What is the purpose of the result section in a report?

To present only results, no interpretation

In which section of a report should the comparison with the work of others be done?

Discussion section

What should be avoided in the presentation of data in a report?

Presenting data in tabular form only

What is the recommended approach to writing the introduction of a technical report?

Avoid rewordings and words with contemporary meanings.

What should be included in the introduction of a technical report?

A scope of the work and its purpose.

What is the objective of a study in the context of a technical report?

To present the results of the investigation.

Why is it important to choose a title very carefully for a technical report?

To serve as the ultimate abstract of the report.

What should be avoided when writing the introduction of a technical report?

Use of superlatives to exaggerate the significance of the work.

Study Notes

Introduction of a Report

  • The introduction of an informal report should include background information, problem statement, objectives, and scope of the report.
  • When writing the introduction of a technical report, it's recommended to start broadly and narrow down to the specific topic.

Result Section

  • The purpose of the result section in a report is to present the findings without interpretation or explanation.

Interpretation and Comparison

  • The interpretation and explanation of results should be done in the discussion section.
  • The comparison with the work of others should be done in the discussion section of a report.

Presentation of Data

  • When presenting data in a report, it's essential to avoid information overload and ensure clarity and simplicity.

Technical Report Introduction

  • The introduction of a technical report should include a clear statement of the problem, objectives, scope, and significance of the study.
  • The objective of a study in the context of a technical report is to clearly define the problem and questions to be answered.
  • It's crucial to choose a title very carefully for a technical report as it provides the first impression and helps in referencing and indexing.
  • When writing the introduction of a technical report, avoid using technical jargon and ambiguous terms.

This quiz focuses on the principles and techniques of technical report writing. It covers aspects such as avoiding rewordings, maintaining credibility, using parallel construction, and organizing content with topic headings.

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