chapter  18
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Report Writing

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The final and most important phase of an investigation is the report. Most clients are not interested in how the consultant conducts the field investigation, the laboratory testing, or the mathematical derivation; they are interested only in the recommendations offered by the consultant on their projects. Unfortunately, most engineers have no training in the art of report writing. In many universities, courses in English have long been replaced by more popular subjects such as finite element analysis.