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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