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Why Are Technical Reports Important?

Technical Reports

  • provide a forum for peer information exchange.  
  • may contain research methods and data that do not appear in a journal article

What Is A Technical Report?

Technical reports

  • describe the research process, status of activity and final results
  • written for the funding agency
  • cited in engineering literature         
  • difficult to obtain 
  • originate from research funded by the following:   
    • federal or state government
    • foreign governments
    • academic institutions
    • organizations
    • private firms