From the Publisher
Technical writing is informative prose concerning mechanical or scientific subject matter. The contents of good technical writing has not changed throughout the years, but the methods by which we convey this subject matter has changed as a result of the computer and the Internet. Technical writing must be clear, concise, correct, and complete. This text conveys the procedures writers need to follow to meet the goal of good technical writing-- to allow each reader to receive the same meaning from a piece of writing.