CSVTU BE Electrical Engineering Report Writing & Seminar Syllabus
Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai
Semester : BE 8th Branch: Electrical Engg.
Subject: Report Writing & Seminar
Total No. of periods : 2 per week Total Tutorial Periods : Nil
Total marks in End Semester Exam: Nil Teacher’s Assessment: 40 marks
Minimum Number of class test to be conducted: Two
Introduction to Technical Writing:
how differs from other types of written communication Purpose of technical
writing, Correspondence: prewriting, writing and rewriting Objectives of Technical Writing. Audience Recognition:
High-tech audience, Low tech audience, Lay audience, Multiple Audience.
Unit – II
Memos, Letters, E-mails, Its differentiation, types of letters, Document Design, its importance,
Electronic Communication: Internet, Intranet, extranet, Writing effective e-mail.
Unit – III
Report Strategies, Effective style of technical report writing: Structures: content, introduction,
conclusions, references, etc., Presentation, Writing first draft, revising first draft, diagrams, graphs, tables, etc.
Criteria for report writing, Types of Report: Trip report, Progress report, lab report, Feasibility
report, project report, incident report, etc. Case Studies.
Proposals & Presentation:
Title page, Cover letter, Table of Content, list of illustrations, summary, discussion,
conclusion, references, glossary, appendix, Case Studies. Oral Presentation/ Seminar:
1. Sharon J. Gerson & Steven M. Gerson “Technical Writing – Process& Product”, Pearson Education.
1. Sunita Mishra, “Communication Skills for Engineers” Pearson Education
2. Davies J.W. “Communication for engineering students”, Longman
3. Eisenberg, “Effective Technical Communication”, Mc. Graw Hill.