Use of headings and subheadings.
The organization of individual paragraphs throughout the document
Document is to be written in 3rd person passive. (NO PERSONAL PRONOUNS)
Includes photos and drawings
Completion of information
Typically included in a document longer than ten pages. Previews the work contained and allows audience to seek specific information.
One to multiple paragraphs explaining importance of choosing a topic project. It gives audience the report's purpose, scope and context necessary to understand the detailed information in the rest of the report.
Summarizes and evaluates your process of going from 90 to 10 to 3 problem statements
Three credible sources according to CRAAP Test that indicate that the problem exists.
Decision matrix defines a valid problem
Highly problem relative associations, organizations and professional societies provide validity.
Resources beyond those the instructor can provide are typically required from a minimum of two experts.
A patent search is a critical step to take before further steps to the engineering design process.
Products and additional research assist in creation of specification or design criteria and constraints.
Research provide additional insight to a fluid problem statement.
The conclusion summarizes the learning of each section.
Appendices are a brilliant way to incorporate material required in the document but not of the same format.