Subject description - B2B99TPS

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B2B99TPS Technical Writing
Roles:P Extent of teaching:2P+2C
Department:13117 Language of teaching:CS
Guarantors:Šístek J. Completion:KZ
Lecturers:Nová I., Rund F., Šístek J. Credits:4
Tutors:Nová I., Rund F., Šístek J. Semester:Z

Web page:

https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/B2B99TPS

Anotation:

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.

Content:

Students become familiar with all main aspects of a typical final thesis, incl. review and defence. Individual topics are practiced by corresponding tasks, including related topics, especially obtaining and citing literature, document composition in LaTeX etc.

Course outlines:

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.

Exercises outline:

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.

Literature:

See the Czech description.

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.

Note:

The course is taught solely in Czech!

Keywords:

Final thesis, bachelor thesis, diploma thesis, technical writing, citations, bibliographic search, electronic documents, text review, LaTeX.

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
BPEK_2016 Common courses P 3
BPEK_2018 Common courses P 5


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