Short analytical report based on finding a technical document

Essay by faroUniversity, Bachelor'sA-, August 2007

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1.1 Background

The successful organization is the one that communicates well both internally and with other companies and clients. In fact, information flow is crucial to any organization and the better the flow the more successful it is.

At work a great of information is convoyed in technical documents, some of the tasks tackled by their writer are; proposals, reports, instruction. Technical writing communicates highly specific information. Most of it is prepared by professionals, such as engineers, scientists and other technicians. Even though it presents technical, a technical document should be easy to understand.

1.2 Aim

The purpose of this report is to explain, discusses and analysis in variable majority aspect of technical document to help the readers in better understand of technical document writing. By using the Pioneer's car stereo head unit operation manual as a practical example of technical document which will support with theory basis and journal articles.


The scope of this report includes:

( Analysis and assess its attention to audience.

( Analysis and evaluate of the organization strategies.

( Analysis and evaluate of graphic

( Analysis and evaluate of word choice.

( Analysis and evaluate of sentence style.

( Emphasize the importance correct, objective language

Audience focus.

According to Dwyer, (2003) technical writers must identify the intended audience first and then organize and shape the content of the document so that their audience grasps the main points easily.

As this report used the Pioneer's car stereo head unit operation manual as a practical example. It can be conclude that the main audiences of this document are people with non-technical background. This because the operation manual were give to the general end user of the product, therefore it is more reasonable for the writers to assume that the readers do...