Help With Report Writing

Help with Report Writing guides you through the sections of a typical report in chemical engineering

What you will learn from using Help with Writing:

  • understand the overall structure and purpose of a report in chemical engineering.
  • know what kind of information belongs in different sections of a report.
  • structure the information in each section in a logical way.
  • use technical language in an appropriate way.
  • better understand the concepts and systems behind the topic of investigation.

Overall Structure

Title

Summary

Introduction

Methods

Results

Discussion

Conclusion

References

Example Group Report

Help With Understanding Content

Help with Understanding Content deals with common areas where students have had difficulty in writing their report.

What you will learn from using Help with Understanding Content:

  • Typical magnitudes and correct units for heat transfer and fluid mechanics.
  • Applying Bernoulli´s equation to simple flow problems.
  • Applying the continuity equation to simple flow problems.
  • How to set out your ideas in a laboratory report.

Basic fluid mechanics and heat transfer *

Heat exchangers and report writing *


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Your lecturer guides for this module are Tim Langrish and Howard See and your student guides are Prue and Mitch.

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Howard and Tim discuss the objectives of the group report assignment (1m):

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Prue advises students on report writing (39s):

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Mitch gives advice about working on a group
report (50s):

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Mitch highlights the problems the group encountered in report writing (21s):