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This collection of web links is designed to help you review the grammar covered in Bonamy, Technical English 3, Ch. 6-11. You will find additional writing guides in the technical writing folder.

Timetables (Gantt Charts) Section 4.2.12 Timetables (Gantt charts) Timetables, or Gantt charts, give a visual presentation of the relative timing of the separate tasks that make up a unified project.

Timetables (Gantt Charts)

With just a glance at a timetable, a reader can ascertain the variety of tasks involved in a project and how the tasks are related chronologically, as shown in Figure 21. There are a variety of software programs you can use to generate and update your timetables automatically. Fishbone. Welcome to the English for Uni Website! This free website is for teachers and learners of English as an additional language, from intermediate levels upwards (i.e. approximately IELTS 6 and above).

Welcome to the English for Uni Website!

The site aims to make difficult grammar and academic writing concepts easier to understand. Please use this site as often as you like. You can also download all the explanations and exercises in pdf format. The site has a Creative Commons license, which means that anyone can use the materials anywhere in the world. David MacKay: A reality check on renewables. An Immersive Voyage Into Germany’s Energy Revolution. Coal cleaning plant as viewed from the sludge dam. The pond is filled with waste from the coal cleaning process. Rights assessment is your responsibility.

Coal cleaning plant as viewed from the sludge dam. The pond is filled with waste from the coal cleaning process.

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See our Legal Notices and Privacy and Publicity Rights for additional information and restrictions. Coal River Folklife Project collection (AFC 1999/008), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. Coal In Kentucky (Full Documentary) Academic Writing in English (AWE) Modals and auxiliary verbs in English. Modals and auxiliary verbs in English.

Modals and auxiliary verbs in English

Phrasal verbs vs. nouns. Phrasal verbs make up a huge category of expressions in English that careless users often misspell by substituting one-word noun forms for the standard two-word phrasal verb; for instance: it would have been a mistake for me to have written “Phrasal verbs makeup a huge category.”

phrasal verbs vs. nouns

It is fine to write “I didn’t want to put on my makeup” (“makeup” is a noun) or “I had to take the makeup exam.” Suffixes, Parts of Speech, and the GRE. Words can change the part of speech to which they belong by the addition of a suffix.

Suffixes, Parts of Speech, and the GRE

They can also occupy more than one part of speech without any change in spelling at all. For example, talk may function as a verb or a noun. Verb Noun Exercise. How a Geothermal Plant Works. Reported speech. Quotations Indirect Speech. LearnEnglish Teens. We use reported speech when we want to tell someone what someone said.

LearnEnglish Teens

We usually use a reporting verb (e.g. say, tell, ask, etc.) and then change the tense of what was actually said in direct speech. So, direct speech is what someone actually says? Noun Clauses/Reported Speech (Indirect Speech) G5: NOUN CLAUSES IV - Reported Speech 2. English Reporting Verbs. Understanding Reporting Verbs in English.

English Reporting Verbs

ReportingVerbs. Airport Scanners. Airport Baggage Scanner - DeltaR Detection(U of Florida) The Influence of Direct and Indirect Speech on Mental Representations. The World’s Deepest Offshore Oil Drilling and Production Platform (Perdido) Chemistry: Procedure - Scientific Language: Verbs. Garth Lenz: The true cost of oil. Verb Tenses. What this handout is about These three verb tenses account for approximately 80% of the verb tense use in academic writing.

Verb Tenses

This handout will help you understand how present simple, past simple, and present perfect verb tenses are used in academic writing. Click here for a one page summary of this handout’s discussion of verb tenses in academic writing. Present Simple Tense The present simple tense is the basic tense of most academic writing. Jennifer Healey: If cars could talk, accidents might be avoidable. Supercharged motorcycle design - Yves Behar. Marc Kushner: Why the buildings of the future will be shaped by ... you. Grammar Handbook « Writers Workshop: Writer Resources « The Center for Writing Studies, Illinois. HDM35-Moussavi-Copy.jpg. China's Futuristic 'Straddling Bus' Could Help Ease Traffic and Air Pollution.

Car ownership in China is soaring, with an estimated 20 million new drivers hitting the roads each year.

China's Futuristic 'Straddling Bus' Could Help Ease Traffic and Air Pollution

Cities there can expect no shortage of air pollution and hellish traffic jams. Amanda Burden: How public spaces make cities work. This San Francisco Luxury Skyscraper is Sinking and Tilting. CTBUH Video Library. See More Videos Hide Conference Presentations – CTBUH 2013 London Conference – Session 17: Constructing Tall Within Historic Cities Digital Engineering – Transforming Tall Buildings David Scott, Laing O’Rourke Tall buildings, in congested city centers, often combine major civil, structural, and services challenges and opportunities. Construction can cause major noise and disruption to the surroundings for years, with quality and progress often affected by local weather and access. Related Videos See More Videos Other CTBUH Resources. Techhom. These articles include both historical and tutorial matters General A Source Book for Rule Collectors: information on boxwood folding rules, sectors, Gunter's line and many more things.Monge's Procedure: Descriptive Geometry, an excellent visualization tool.The Slide Rule: once, it identified the engineer.Jam Nuts: it isn't obvious how to use them, and a familiar illustration is incorrect.

Civil and Structural Mechanical. The Tay Bridge Disaster - The Tay Bridge Disaster. At approximately 7:15 p.m. on the stormy night of 28 December 1879, the central navigation spans of the Tay bridge collapsed into the Firth of Tay at Dundee, taking with them a train, 6 carriages and 75 souls to their fate. At the time, a gale estimated at Beaufort force 10/11 was blowing down the Tay estuary at right angles to the bridge. The collapse of the bridge, only opened 19 months and passed safe by the Board of Trade, sent shock waves through the Victorian engineering profession and general public. 9780472032440-unit4. Lesson 2d - Conditionals - English Grammar. Thomas Heatherwick: Building the Seed Cathedral.

Engineering Technical Reports. Writing for Engineering. Engineering is a broad discipline that includes many specialisations such as electrical, civil, aeronautical and mechanical engineering. All involve the application of scientific principles to design and implement systems and machines for diverse purposes. English 100A. Erik Schlangen: A "self-healing" asphalt. Neri Oxman: Design at the intersection of technology and biology. 'Water-Resistant' vs 'Waterproof': A Guide to Understanding Sunscreen Labels. Sunscreens labeled as water-resistant have replaced those labeled as waterproof, in one of several changes in sun care product labeling that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently introduced. Year-round protection from the sun is the best way to lower the risk of skin cancer, experts say.

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, and more than 3.5 million Americans will be diagnosed with the disease this year. Chemical Change vs. Physical Change.