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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Technical Writing

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B2B99TPS KZ 4 2P+2C Czech
Lecturer:
František Rund, Jan Šístek (guarantor), Ivana Nová
Tutor:
František Rund, Jan Šístek (guarantor), Ivana Nová
Supervisor:
Department of Electromagnetic Field
Synopsis:

The course aims to help students with various technical or scientific reports (lab report, article, final thesis etc.) Also important is, in addition to language and stylistic skills, to show how to obtain and present scientific information. Given are also up-to-date methods for efficient typing and document automation, including LaTeX. All topics are practiced by related tasks in the Moodle.

Requirements:

1. Attend the seminars (max. 2* absent).

2. Complete the tasks in the Moodle.

3. To write, cross-review and defend a final miniproject.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Sorts and characteristics of technical and scientific literature.

2. How to write a final thesis.

3. Technical language specialties.

4. Bibliographics search and electronic documents.

5. Citations, ČSN ISO 690 standard, citation managers.

6. Data processing and plotting (MATLAB, Excel)..

7. Equations and graphics in text editors.

8. Publishing in LaTeX.

9. Text review and related terms in English-speaking environment.

10. Technical drawing, CAD, vector graphics.

11. Oral presentation, Powerpoint and Beamer.

12. Patents and utility models.

13. a 14. Presentation of miniprojects.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Introduction, language minitest.

2. Abstract.

3. Conclusion.

4. Description of an experiment, physical phenomenon etc.

5. Bibliographic search.

6. Citations, citation managers.

7. Graphs.

8. Text formatting in an editor.

9. Typesetting in LaTeX.

10. Text review.

11. Effective voice techniques.

12. Homework: miniprojects.

13.-14. Presentation of miniprojects.

Study Objective:
Study materials:

See the Czech description.

Note:
Further information:
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/B2B99TPS
Time-table for winter semester 2020/2021:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Fri
Thu
roomT2:C3-340
Šístek J.
Rund F.

12:45–14:15
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
T2:C3-340
roomT2:A4-202b
Šístek J.
Rund F.

16:15–17:45
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Dejvice
Učebna
roomT2:A4-202b
Šístek J.
Rund F.

14:30–16:00
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.102)

Dejvice
Učebna
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2020/2021:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2021-01-16
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet4739306.html