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Engineering style: striving for efficiency

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Campbell, C.P. ; Humanities Dept., New Mexico Inst. of Min. & Technol., Socorro, NM, USA

Strategies for improving stylistic efficiency of technical writing are presented. The strategies, in contrast to the myriad of advice on how to improve sentence style, create sentence flow and give the prose a character that propels readers along. Improvements in stylistic efficiency come from aligning word order with readers' expectations so as to restrict the reader's interpretive latitude

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Professional Communication, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:35 ,  Issue: 3 )