Demonstrating how to compose a scientific paper, this book describes not just what to do but why and how, explaining why each section of a science paper requires its particular form of information, and showing how to fit data and arguments into that form. It recognizes that experiments in different disciplines need different presentations.
From the contentsIntroduction. Scientific Papers used as Examples.- Tools and Techniques. The Standards. Words and Text. Numbers. Figures. Scientific Patterns.- The Scientific Paper. Research and Writing. Writing the Sections of a Scientific Paper.- Preparing to Publish. Gestation and Rewriting. Responding to Editors and Referees. Appendixes.