How to Write a Successful Science Thesis
The Concise Guide for Students
1. Edition May 2006
X, 223 Pages, Softcover
This handy guide from the best-selling author team of "The Art of Scientific Writing" shows how to achieve maximum benefit with relatively little effort.
The treatment is rich in examples and challenging problems applicable either in conjunction with a course or for self-study.
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Every student can benefit from extra help with matters of organization and style in the writing of term papers, theses, and dissertations - as a precursor to better grades and greater respect. This handy guide from the best-selling author team of "The Art of Scientific Writing" shows how to achieve maximum benefit with relatively little effort. Based on a proven concept that assumes no special talent for writing, the book will be of great value to both native and non-native speakers of English. The treatment is rich in examples and challenging problems (with solutions provided in an appendix), applicable either in conjunction with a course or for self-study.
STYLE AND METHODS
The Laboratory Notebook
Getting Started: Outline and First Draft
THE COMPONENTS OF A THESIS
Title, Title Page
Dedication, Preface, Acknowledgements
Table of Contents
Introduction, Definition of the Problem
Appendices, Miscellaneous Other Sections
Numbers, Quantities, Units, and Functions
Mathematical Expressions and Equations
SOLUTIONS TO THE CHALLENGES
Engineering in Life Sciences
"... this is an excellent book which all students should read ..."
Chromatographia February 07
Hans F. Ebel received his Ph.D. in chemistry in 1960 with Georg Wittig at the University of Heidelberg (Germany). He was for many years Senior Editor and later a member of the board of directors of the publishing house Verlag Chemie/VCH (now Wiley-VCH). Author and co-author of numerous original publications including books, he has been active since 1982 in the field of scientific publication.
Claus Bliefert has since 1973 been a Professor of Chemistry at the University of Applied Sciences Münster (Germany) where he is heading the school's Laboratory for Environmental Chemistry. Author and co-author of numerous books, including several in the field of scientific communication, he regularly presents lectures and seminars on topics like "Scientific Writing" and "Technical Presentation".