Technical Editor's Handbook : A Desk Guide for All Processors of Scientific or Engineering Copy (Reprint)

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Table of Contents

Preface                                            xxvii
Acknowledgments xxxii
How to Use This Book xxxv
PART ONE TECHNICAL NARRATION AND NOTATION
Basic Techniques and Procedures 3 (1)
Matters of Language 4 (9)
Other Alphabets, Primarily Greek 4 (1)
Getting Greek Letters on Paper 4 (1)
Greek Letters Become Words 5 (1)
The Greek Alphabet 6 (1)
The Aleph 6 (1)
The Latin Alphabet in Other Languages 6 (1)
Plurals 6 (1)
Prefixes and Suffixes 6 (1)
Numerical Prefixes 7 (1)
Descriptive Prefixes 7 (1)
Suffixes 7 (1)
Mathematical Signs and Symbols 7 (1)
Replacement Keys for ``Old'' Machines 7 (1)
Replacement Ball Fonts for 7 (1)
Rotating-Ball-Type Machines
Daisy Wheels and Word Processors 7 (1)
Hand Drawing---The Last Resort 8 (1)
A List of Most-Used Mathematical Signs 8 (1)
and Symbols
Physical Units 8 (1)
A List of Most Commonly Encountered Units 8 (1)
Notation---As Distinct from Units 8 (2)
Abbreviations 10 (1)
Code Names 11 (1)
Scientific and Technical Organizations 11 (1)
Government Agencies and Programs 11 (1)
Names of Scientists and Engineers 12 (1)
Get Them Right 12 (1)
A Selection of Names 13 (1)
Graphics 13 (2)
The Secretary and Graphics 13 (1)
Drafting Tools 14 (1)
Basic Drafting Technique 15 (1)
Preparation of Manuscripts for Publication 15 (6)
Some General Rules 17 (1)
Format 17 (1)
Content 18 (1)
Check a Recent Issue of the Journal 18 (1)
Abstract 18 (1)
Signs and Symbols 19
Subscripts and Superscripts 18 (1)
Graphics 19 (1)
Tables 19 (1)
Figures and Graphs 20 (1)
Abbreviations 20 (1)
Footnotes and References 20 (1)
Numbering Systems 20 (1)
Footnotes 21 (1)
Submittal of Manuscripts 21 (1)
Reference Books and Manuals 21 (2)
Scientific and Technical Societies 21 (1)
Some Important Societies 22 (1)
The Society for Technical Communication 23 (1)
Recommended Scientific and Technical 23 (1)
References
Recommended General References 23 (1)
The Automated Office 23 (1)
The Extremes of Office Automation 23 (1)
Office Automation in an Aerospace Company 24 (1)
Input---Forms and Sources 24 (1)
Transmission Means 25 (1)
Short Documents 26 (1)
Long Documents 26 (1)
Graphics 26 (1)
The Automated Office Must Still Follow 26
the Rules
Mathematics 1 (1)
Basic Principles 2 (69)
Numbers 2 (23)
Some Additional Symbols 2 (1)
∞ (The Infinity Symbol) 3 (1)
π (pi) 3 (1)
Δ (The Increment Symbol) 4 (1)
Σ (The Summation Sign) 5 (1)
! (The Factorial Symbol) 6 (1)
√ (The Root or Radical Sign) 7 (1)
i (The Imaginary Number) 8 (1)
Letters as Numbers 9 (1)
Fractions 9 (1)
Simple Fractions 10 (1)
Complex Fractions 10 (1)
Ratios 11 (1)
Decimals 11 (1)
Writing a Decimal Expression 11 (1)
Ciphers 11 (1)
The Importance of the Location of the 12 (1)
Decimal Point
Commas and Spaces 13 (1)
Percentages 13 (1)
Exponents 14 (1)
Base 14 (1)
Power 14 (1)
The Exponent 14 (1)
Powers of 10 14 (2)
Writing Exponents on the Natural Base 16 (1)
Fractional Exponents 16 (1)
Negative Exponents 16 (2)
Review of Exponents 18 (1)
Logarithms 18 (1)
Tables of Logarithms 19 (1)
Antilogarithms 19 (1)
Other Bases 19 (1)
Prefixes That Make Numbers Bigger or 20 (1)
Smaller
The Metric System 20 (1)
SI Prefixes and Symbols 20 (1)
General Names Which Designate Quantities 21 (1)
Primes and Subscripts---Ways to Indicate 22 (1)
Where Things Stand in a Sequence
Primes in a Sequence 22 (1)
Subscripts in a Sequence 22 (3)
Geometry and Trigonometry 25 (13)
Words and Concepts That Describe Space 26 (1)
Point 26 (1)
Line 26 (1)
Plane 26 (1)
Area 26 (1)
Angles 26 (1)
Right Angle 27 (1)
Triangles 28 (1)
Parallel and Nonparallel Lines 28 (1)
Parallelogram 29 (1)
Polygons 29 (1)
Circle 29 (1)
Degrees 30 (1)
Minutes and Seconds 31 (1)
Radians 31 (1)
Solid Geometry 31 (1)
Summary of Words and Concepts That 32 (3)
Describe Space
Making Calculations in 35 (1)
Space---Trigonometry
The Trigonometric Ratios 35 (1)
Exponents in Trigonometric Expressions 36 (1)
Writing Trigonometric Expressions 37 (1)
Translation and Rotation 37 (1)
Algebra 38 (17)
Letters and Symbols 38 (1)
Defining Terms 39 (1)
Signs of Operation 39 (1)
Multiplication 39 (1)
Division 40 (1)
The Plus-or-Minus Sign 40 (1)
Signs of Aggregation 41 (1)
The Equals Sign 41 (1)
The Family of Equals Signs---The Many 41 (2)
Ways to Say ``Is''
Factors and Terms 43 (1)
Factors 43 (1)
Terms 43 (1)
Solving Equations 44 (1)
An Equation Describes a Situation 45 (1)
The Characters Interact 45 (1)
The Solution 45 (1)
Variables 45 (1)
Interacting Variables---The Function 45 (3)
Graphs 48 (1)
Plotting Graphs 48 (6)
Vectors 54 (1)
Scalars 54 (1)
Vector Algebra 54 (1)
Matrix Algebra 55 (1)
Determinants and Matrices 55 (1)
Calculus 55 (5)
The Differential and Differentiation 56 (1)
The Differential 56 (1)
The Differential Symbol d 56 (1)
The Whole Is the Sum of Its Differentials 56 (1)
Differentiation 57 (1)
To Show Differentiation 57 (1)
Higher Differentials 58 (1)
Partial Derivatives 58 (1)
Higher Partial Derivatives 59 (1)
Integrals and Integration 59 (1)
To Show Integration 59 (1)
Multiple Integrations 60 (1)
Limits of Integration 60 (1)
Statistics 60 (11)
Organizing Data 61 (1)
The Table 61 (1)
Graphs 62 (1)
Analyzing Graphs of Data Distributions 63 (1)
The Shape of Distributions 63 (1)
Mode, Median, and Mean 64 (3)
Standard Deviation 67 (1)
Probabilities 68 (3)
Basic Practice---Techniques and References 71 (1)
Mathematical Notation 71 (1)
Numbers 71 (1)
Additional Symbols 71 (3)
Fractions 74 (1)
Decimals 75 (1)
The Exponent 75 (1)
Logarithmic Expressions 76 (1)
The SI Prefixes and Symbols 77 (1)
Primes 77 (1)
Subscripts 77 (1)
Geometry and Trigonometry 77 (1)
Drawing Angles 77 (1)
Degrees 77 (1)
Minutes and Seconds 78 (1)
Geometric Figures 78 (1)
The Trigometric Ratios 78 (1)
The Perpendicular Sign ⊥ 78 (1)
Algebra 78 (1)
The Plus-or-Minus Sign ± 78 (1)
The Dot and the X as Multiplication 79 (1)
Symbols
Parentheses and Other Signs of Aggregation 80 (1)
The Equals Sign and Equations 80 (1)
The Family of Equals Signs 80 (1)
Plotting Graphs 81 (1)
Writing Vectors 81 (1)
Vector Expressions and Symbols 82 (1)
Drawing Matrix Arrays 82 (1)
Calculus 83 (1)
Differentials 83 (1)
The Integration Sign 83 (1)
Limits of Integration 83 (1)
Statistics 84 (1)
Data Is Plural 84 (1)
Graphs 84 (1)
Probability Symbols 85
Computers 1 (1)
Basic Principles 2 (36)
Computer Qualities---And Human Qualities 3 (3)
Computers Can, Humans Can't 3 (1)
Humans Can, Computers Can't 3 (1)
Memory---the Storage of Information 4 (1)
Calculators---Computers with Limited 5 (1)
Capability
How Computers Think---Bit by Bit 5 (1)
Words 5 (1)
The Two-Character Alphabet of Computer 5 (1)
Words
Computer Languages 6 (9)
Machine Language 6 (1)
Bits 7 (1)
The Binary Nature of Bits 8 (1)
Bytes 8 (2)
Reproducing Computer Text 10 (1)
Program Languages 10 (2)
Some Program Languages 12 (3)
Key Words of Computer Languages 15 (1)
Programming 15 (7)
The Algorithm 15 (1)
The Flowchart 16 (3)
The Program---Software 19 (1)
Writing the Program 19 (1)
Debugging 19 (1)
Software 20 (1)
Key Words and Terms of Programming 20 (2)
The Parts of a Computer 22 (13)
Input Devices 22 (1)
The Keyboard 23 (1)
Magnetic Systems 23 (2)
Punched Systems 25 (1)
Optical Systems 26 (1)
Words and Terms of Input Devices 27 (1)
The Central Processing Unit 27 (1)
Organizing and Reorganizing---Primary 28 (2)
Storage
Carrying Out Program Instructions from 30 (1)
Storage---Arithmetic-Logic and Control
Functions
Words and Terms of Central Processing 31 (1)
Units
Output Devices 31 (1)
Printed Output 32 (1)
Video Display 32 (1)
Auxiliary Storage 33 (1)
Microfilm 34 (1)
Computer Graphics 34 (1)
Voice Response 35 (1)
Words and Terms of Output Devices 35 (1)
The Kinds of Computers 35 (2)
Microcomputers 35 (1)
Minicomputers 36 (1)
Mainframes 36 (1)
More About Computers 37 (1)
Basic Practice---Techniques and References 38 (1)
Special Symbols and Procedures 38 (1)
Program Languages 38 (1)
Who Does What 39 (1)
The Flowchart 39 (1)
Programs 39
Physics 1 (1)
Basic Principles 1 (83)
Physics in General 2 (3)
The Special Vocabulary of Physics 2 (1)
Classical Physics, Modern Physics 3 (1)
Theoretical Physics, Applied Physics 4 (1)
Mechanics 5 (13)
Machines and Structures 5 (1)
Machines 5 (1)
Structures 6 (1)
Objects in a State of Motion---Dynamics 6 (1)
Motion Words 6 (1)
Mathematical Treatment of Motion 7 (2)
Force, Energy, Power 9 (1)
Units Applicable to the Mechanics of 9 (1)
Motion
Objects in a State of Stress---Statics 10 (1)
Applying Force to an Object 10 (1)
Stress and Strain 10 (2)
The Stress-Strain Diagram 12 (4)
Structural Analysis 16 (2)
Hydraulics 18 (4)
Hydrostatics 20 (1)
Hydrodynamics 21 (1)
Sound and Acoustics 22 (7)
``Aud-'' and ``Son-'' 22 (1)
The Movement of Sound 22 (1)
Generators and Receivers of Sound 22 (1)
Media 23 (1)
The Speed of Sound 23 (1)
Sonar 24 (1)
Vibrations 24 (1)
The Periodic and Harmonic Nature of Sound 24 (1)
Vibrations
Waves 25 (1)
Music 25 (1)
Words and Concepts of Music 25 (1)
Phase 25 (1)
Intervals and Octaves 26 (1)
Ultrasonic and Subsonic 26 (1)
Ultrasonic Sounds 27 (1)
Subsonic Sounds 27 (1)
Absorption and Reflection of Sound 27 (1)
When Sound Energy Hits a Surface 28 (1)
Attenuation of Sound 28 (1)
Anechoism 28 (1)
Units of Sound 28 (1)
Light and Optics 29 (11)
Comparison with Acoustics 29 (1)
``Opto-'' and ``Photo-'' 29 (1)
The Movement of Light 29 (1)
Frequency 30 (1)
Art 30 (2)
Visible and Invisible Light 32 (1)
Absorption and Reflection of Light 32 (1)
Light as Radiation 32 (1)
The Nature of Light 32 (1)
The Generation of Light 33 (1)
Incandescence 33 (1)
Luminescence 34 (1)
Plasma Emission of Light 35 (1)
Laser Light 36 (1)
Units 37 (1)
The Refraction and Reflection of Light 37 (1)
The ``Bending'' of Light 37 (1)
Lenses 38 (2)
Angle of Incidence and Angle of Reflection 40 (1)
Heat and Thermodynamics 40 (12)
``Thermo-'' 41 (1)
Temperature 41 (1)
The Measurement of Temperature 42 (1)
Units of Temperature 42 (1)
The Movement of Heat 43 (1)
Generators of Heat 43 (1)
Receivers of Heat 44 (1)
Absorption and Reflection of Heat 44 (1)
The Three Methods of Transmission of Heat 45 (1)
Conduction 45 (1)
Convection 46 (3)
Radiation 49 (2)
Quantities of Heat 51 (1)
Heat Units 51 (1)
Conversion Factors 52 (1)
Crystal Physics 52 (17)
Crystallography 53 (1)
Crystal Morphology 53 (3)
The Growth of Crystals 56 (2)
Unit Cells 58 (3)
Amorphous Materials 61 (1)
Physical Metallurgy 61 (1)
Alloys 61 (1)
Phases 62 (2)
Phase Diagrams 64 (3)
Controlling the Properties of Metals 67 (2)
Metallography 69 (1)
Modern Physics 69 (15)
The Structure of the Atom 71 (1)
The Three Fundamental Particles 71 (1)
The Nucleus 72 (1)
Atomic Structure 72 (3)
Isotopes 75 (1)
Radioactivity 76 (1)
Radiochemistry 77 (1)
Forming New Elements 77 (1)
The Role of Subatomic Particles 78 (1)
Radioactive Emanations 78 (1)
Radiochemical Reactions---Notation 79 (1)
Fission 79 (1)
Half-Life 79 (1)
Units 79 (1)
Quantum Mechanics 80 (1)
The Quantum Concept 80 (1)
Particles and Waves 80 (1)
Energy Levels 80 (1)
Photochemistry 81 (1)
Fluorescence 81 (1)
Spectroscopy 82 (1)
Plasma Physics 82 (1)
Solid-State Physics 82 (1)
Relativity 83 (1)
Statistical Mechanics 83 (1)
Basic Practice---Techniques and References 84 (1)
Physics Notation 84 (1)
Units 84 (1)
Degree Sign 84 (1)
The Use of Miller Indices in 85 (1)
Crystallography
Phases of a Material 85 (1)
Isotope and Nuclide Notation 85 (1)
Subatomic Particles 86 (1)
Radiochemical Reactions 86 (1)
When Bombarding 86 (1)
When Emanating 86 (1)
Half-life 87
Electricity and Electronics 1 (1)
Basic Principles 2 (83)
The Movement of Electrons in Materials 3 (16)
Conductivity 3 (1)
Conductors 3 (1)
Insulators 4 (1)
Semiconductors 4 (1)
Resistors 4 (1)
Conductance and Conductivity 4 (1)
Resistance and Resistivity 5 (2)
The Atomic Basis of Conductivity and 7 (1)
Resistivity
The Electron Cloud---The Loosest Electrons 7 (1)
The Metallic Bond---The Sharing of 8 (1)
Electrons
Pushing (and Pulling) with Voltage 9 (1)
Volts and Voltage 9 (1)
Positive and Negative Voltage 9 (1)
Charge 10 (1)
Ground 11 (2)
Voltage Potential 13 (1)
The Flow of Electrons---Amperes 14 (1)
Definition of Ampere 14 (1)
Symbol 14 (1)
Another Definition of Ampere 15 (1)
Infinite Range of Amperes 15 (1)
Two Kinds of Current---Direct and 15 (1)
Alternating
Alternating Frequency 15 (3)
Two Kinds of Voltage---Direct and 18 (1)
Alternating
Two Kinds of Electric Circuits---Direct 19 (1)
and Alternating
Power Converters 19 (1)
Electric Power and Electrical Energy 19 (2)
Electric Power---The Watt 19 (1)
Electric Energy---The Kilowatt-Hour 20 (1)
Electric Circuits 21 (49)
Circuit Components 21 (1)
Discrete Components, Integrated Components 22 (1)
Passive Components, Active Components 22 (1)
Fixed Components, Variable Components 22 (1)
Passive Components 23 (1)
Resistors 23 (1)
Capacitors 24 (3)
Coils 27 (3)
Transformers 30 (1)
Switches 31 (2)
Meters 33 (1)
Transducers and Sensors 34 (1)
Other Components 35 (1)
Active Components 35 (1)
The Battery 35 (2)
The Vacuum Tube 37 (3)
Semiconductor Diodes and Transistors 40 (1)
The Active Functions of Vacuum Tubes and 40 (3)
Semiconductor Devices
Semiconductor Materials and Processing 43 (10)
The Integrated Circuit 53 (5)
Circuit Formats 58 (1)
Chassis 58 (1)
Printed Circuits 59 (2)
Hybrid Circuits 61 (2)
Cables and Interconnects 63 (1)
Fiber Optic Circuits 64 (1)
Circuit Functions 65 (1)
Networks 65 (3)
Stages 68 (2)
The Depiction of Circuits 70 (1)
Magnetism 70 (9)
Fields and Forces Caused by Electric 72 (1)
Currents
The Left-Hand Rule 72 (1)
Coils and Electromagnets 73 (1)
Electric Currents in Atoms Which Cause 73 (2)
Magnetic Fields
Magnetic Materials 75 (1)
Ferromagnetic Materials 76 (1)
Paramagnetic Materials 76 (1)
Nonmagnetic Materials 76 (1)
Magnetic Forces 76 (1)
Magnetic Poles 76 (1)
Forces of Attraction and Repulsion 77 (1)
Magnetization and Demagnetization 78 (1)
Magnetic Units, Other Words and Terms of 79 (1)
Magnetism
Generators and Motors 79 (4)
The Left-Hand Rule (Three Digit Version) 80 (1)
The Electric Generator (the Dynamo) 80 (1)
The Parts of an Electric Generator 80 (1)
The Stationary Structure---The Stator 80 (2)
The Rotating Structure---The Armature 82 (1)
Brushes 82 (1)
Air Gaps 82 (1)
Motors 82 (1)
Motors as Electromechanical Devices 83 (1)
Ratings 83 (1)
Electrical Systems 83 (2)
Thousands of Electrical Systems 83 (1)
Computers 84 (1)
Basic Practice---Techniques and References 85 (1)
Electricity and Electronics Notation 85 (3)
Symbols, Terms, and Units of Conductance 85 (1)
and Resistance
Symbols for Voltage and Volts 86 (1)
Electrical Ground 86 (1)
Symbols and Abbreviations for Current and 86 (1)
Amperes
Direct and Alternating Current 87 (1)
Symbols and Abbreviations for Power and 87 (1)
Watts
Circuit Diagrams 88 (5)
Drawing the Circuit Diagram and the Block 88 (1)
Diagram
Circuit Components 89 (4)
Motors and Generator Symbols 93 (1)
Magnetism 93
Chemistry 1 (1)
Basic Principles 2 (39)
Elements, Compounds, Reactions 2 (14)
The Chemical Elements 2 (1)
List of the Chemical Elements 2 (1)
Names of the Chemical Elements 2 (1)
Relative Abundance of the Chemical 3 (1)
Elements
Only a Few Chemical Elements Common in 3 (1)
Each Industry
Symbols for Chemical Elements 4 (1)
Atoms and Molecules 4 (1)
The Atom 4 (1)
The Molecule 4 (1)
Inorganic and Organic Materials 4 (1)
Chemical Compounds 5 (1)
It Takes Two (or More) Atoms to Make a 5 (1)
Compound
The Chemical Bond 5 (1)
Whole-Number Proportions of Elements 5 (1)
The Chemical Formula 6 (1)
The Radical 6 (1)
Water of Hydration 7 (1)
Kinds of Compounds---Acids, Bases, Salts 8 (1)
Acids 8 (1)
Bases 9 (1)
Salts 9 (1)
Suffixes and Prefixes for Chemical 9 (1)
Compounds
The Suffix ``-ide'' 10 (1)
The More and Less Suffix Pairs 10 (1)
Prefixes That Show Exact Quantities 11 (1)
Some Miscellaneous Prefixes 12 (1)
Chemical Reactions 12 (1)
Equality of Both Sides of the Equation 13 (1)
Signs of Operation 13 (1)
Signs That Show Equality 13 (2)
Coefficients That Tell How Many Molecules 15 (1)
There Are
Physical Chemistry 16 (6)
Changes of State 16 (1)
Melting 17 (1)
Freezing 17 (1)
Boiling 17 (1)
Condensation 17 (1)
Sublimation 17 (1)
Representing Changes of State in Chemical 17 (2)
Equations
Solutions 19 (1)
Thermodynamics 20 (1)
Heat and Chemical Reactions---Endothermic 20 (1)
and Exothermic
Four Basic Thermodynamic Quantities 20 (2)
Catalysis 22 (1)
Electrochemistry 22 (7)
The Electrical Structure of Matter 23 (1)
Charged Particles 23 (1)
Opposite Charges Attract---Static 23 (1)
Electricity
The Role of Electric Charges in Forming 23 (1)
Chemical Compounds
Ions 24 (1)
Ions Have Electric Charge 25 (1)
Radicals May Be Ions 25 (1)
Set Amount of Charge for Each Ion---They 25 (1)
Balance
Valence 25 (1)
Ionic Notation---Compounds and Equations 26 (1)
Ionic Compounds 26 (1)
Ionic Equations 27 (1)
Free Electrons and the Battery 27 (1)
Free Electrons 27 (1)
Batteries 28 (1)
The Hydrogen Ion Concentration, pH 28 (1)
Organic Chemistry 29 (11)
The Carbon Bond 29 (1)
Depicting Bonds 30 (1)
Ionic Notation in Structural Formulas 31 (1)
Hydrocarbons 32 (1)
Isomers 33 (1)
Condensed Structural Formulas 33 (1)
Aromatics and the Benzene Ring 34 (1)
The Benzene Ring Symbol 34 (2)
Other Ring Structures 36 (1)
Nomenclature 36 (1)
Suffixes 37 (1)
Locants 37 (1)
Prefixes 37 (2)
The Creation of New Organic Compounds 39 (1)
Mers and Polymers 39 (1)
Giant Molecules 39 (1)
Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering 40 (1)
Keyboarding Similarities with Chemistry 40 (1)
and Physics
Nomenclature, Notation, Biological 40 (1)
Concepts
Basic Practice---Techniques and References 41 (1)
Chemical Signs and Symbols 41 (1)
The Chemical Elements 41 (1)
Writing the Chemical Elements 41 (1)
As Words 41 (1)
As Symbols 41 (1)
Graphic Symbols 42 (1)
Chemical Compounds 42 (1)
As Words 42 (1)
As Formulas 42 (1)
Parentheses 43 (1)
Leaving out the Parentheses 43 (1)
Use of the Dot to Show Water of Hydration 43 (1)
Number and Letter Prefixes (Locants) 43 (1)
Numerical Prefixes 44 (1)
Signs That Show Equality 44 (1)
The Equals Sign 44 (1)
The Arrow 44 (1)
Representing Changes of State in Chemical 44 (1)
Equations
Thermodynamic Notation in Chemical 45 (1)
Reactions
Expressing Ions 46 (1)
Symbols for Free Electrons 46 (1)
The Carbon Bond 46 (1)
The Bonds 47 (1)
Multiple Bonds 47 (1)
Dots 47 (1)
Curved Arrow Symbols 47 (1)
Ring Symbols 47 (1)
Boldface Symbols 47 (2)
Depicting Organic Chemical Reactions 49
PART II REFERENCE SECTION
Glossary A The Greek Alphabet R.5
Glossary B Variations in the Latin Alphabet R.7
Glossary C Preferred Plural Forms R.9
Glossary D Numerical Prefixes R.11
Glossary E Descriptive Prefixes R.13
Glossary F Suffixes R.15
Glossary G Mathematical Signs and Symbols R.17
Glossary H The Chemical Elements R.19
Glossary I Graphic Symbols of Chemistry R.21
Glossary J Schematic Electronic Symbols R.23
Glossary K Biology Symbols R.27
Glossary L Computer Flowchart Symbols R.29
Glossary M Commonly Encountered Physical R.31
Units
Glossary N Abbreviations R.33
Glossary O Abbreviations of Scientific and R.37
Technical Organizations
Glossary P Names of Scientists and R.39
Engineers (with Common Usages)
Glossary Q Selected Science and Technology R.43
References
Glossary R General References R.45
Dictionary of Technical Terms R.47
Index I.1