Technical writing tips – using symbols properly

Engineers like to substitute symbols for words.  For example, “V” for voltage, “I” for “current,” and “W” for power. Some of these symbols are commonly understood, especially by other electrical engineers reading your content. But sometimes they are confusing, either because they are not commonly used or understood by a specific audience or because they convolute the sentence that they are used in . . . . Continue reading “Technical writing tips – using symbols properly”

Writing numbers correctly – technical writing tips

Using numbers is an integral part of an electrical engineer’s job. It’s one thing to know how to calculate them, but another to know how to use them when writing mod packages and other technical documents. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when using numbers . . . . Continue reading “Writing numbers correctly – technical writing tips”