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Laboratory Report Writing COMM 8510

Communication Course

Course details

​This course introduces students to the basics of laboratory report writing and develops the skills needed to write effective laboratory reports in the Environmental Engineering field. Topics include: defining the scope, presenting results in tabular and graphical form with correct captions, writing the discussion and conclusions, and report formatting. Students will write and edit a laboratory report for one of their Environmental Engineering courses.


  • 3 credits of Technical Communication Co-Requisite (MUST be taken concurrently): EENG 7445



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define the purpose and scope for a laboratory report.
  • Apply best practices for page design for readability in technical documents.
  • Apply best practices for page design for readability in technical documents.
  • Create appropriate tables, charts, graphs and illustrations (construct and properly integrate.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Laboratory Report Writing (COMM 8510) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Environmental Engineering
    Bachelor of Technology Full-time/Part-time


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