Accession Number:

ADA159694

Title:

Technical Report Writing Style Manual. Revision Number 2

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Oct 1982-Jul 1985

Corporate Author:

ARMY TANK-AUTOMOTIVE COMMAND WARREN MI

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

105.0

Abstract:

This second revision of the style manual has been produced to assist authors, editors, and production personnel in preparing scientific and technical reports. Guidelilnes have been designed to provide specific instructions to different groups who write, edit, type, and lay out copy for the U.S. Army Print Plant or to conform to the Government Printing Offices requirements. This report consist of two main parts. Part I is of interest to the author as it addresses standards of style, grammar, word usage, spelling aids, verbiage reduction tips, and so on. Part II is of particular interest to production personnel as it describes and illustrates the mechnaical aspects of report preparation in terms of format, treatment of tables and figures, pagination, numbering, cover format, organization, classification markings, and proper referencing.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE