According to the Colorado State University, a Technical Report presents facts and conclusions about designs and other projects. "Typically, a technical report includes research about technical concepts as well as graphical depictions of designs and data. A technical report also follows a strict organization."
For more information see CSU's Writing Guide: Engineering Technical Reports.
See also the Research Guide: Technical Writing & Communication: A Primer
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The Evansdale Library will be hosting a Fall Workshop Series.
Get to Know the WVU Libraries
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 3:00-3:45
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2:00-2:45
Monday, Aug. 27, 3:30-4:15
Using Citation Managers—Zotero
Tuesday, Sept. 11, 3:00-4:00
Wednesday, Sept. 19, 3:00-4:00
Using Citation Managers—EndNote
Tuesday, Sept. 25, 3:00-4:00
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 3:00-4:00
Measuring & Promoting Your Research
Monday, Oct 8, 3:30-5:00
Technical Writing I: Clarity & Concision
Technical Writing II: Ethics
Introduction to the Research Repository @ WVU
* All workshops are free and do not require pre-registration.
Seating is limited to 30 at each workshop, first-come, first-served.
Last-name, First-name and First-name Last-name . “Title of Chapter.” Document Title. Government Publication Number. Place of Publication: Publishing Agency, Year. Pages of chapter. Format. Date Month Year of Access.
Roy, L., H. Nigg,and H. Watson. Novel Concepts For Isotopic Separation Of 3he/4he. 2012. Web. 17 August 2013.
Smith, Joshua E. and Eugene J. Peterson. [Los Alamos National
Laboratory] “National Technical Nuclear Forensics.” The Los Alamos Science Pillars: The Science of Signatures. 2012. Web. 17 August 2013.