Lab Report (Civil Eng)

Help With Report Writing

Overview

Title

Abstract

Introduction

Methods

Results

Discussion

Conclusion

References

Help with Report Writing guides you through the sections of a typical laboratory report in civil enginering.

What you will learn from using Help with Writing:

  • the overall structure and purpose of a typical laboratory report in civil enginering
  • what kind of information belongs in different sections of a report
  • how to structure the information in each section in a logical way
  • how to use scientific language in an appropriate way

 

Help With Understanding Content

Drawing a flownet diagram

Help with Understanding Content deals with key concepts for specific reports in civil engineering soil mechanics.

What you will learn from using Help with Understanding Content:

  • how to construct a theoretical flow net.

Note: an example report has not yet been included in this module

Your lecturer guide for this module is David Airey.

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David comments on student attempts to draw flownets (36s):

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David outlines the criteria to keep in mind when writing the lab report (22s):

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David discusses some common presentation issues (41s):

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David discusses the requirements for a good flownet (48s):