GNE 354 - Engineering Communication

2 Unit(s)

Oral communication: Public speaking skills with the effective use of visual aids and statistical and technical information. Principles of effective communication in interpersonal and mass communication process. Effective reading skills- extracting main ideas and reading for specific information through speed reading. Written communication: principles of technical writing. Planning and experimental design; data collection and analysis; scientific writing and presentation. Grant writing and funding sources. Ethics and intellectual property. Professional use of English Language for letters, specification descriptions, presentation of charts, graphs, tables, writing of proposals in reports. Case studies of major engineering designs and construction/fabrication as well as industrial failures; seminar presentation of reports and proposals. Project report presentation.