Thesis Writing
Author(s): R Gopalan
ISBN 9789394524750
 Published Date
  Pages 194





This book, Thesis Writing deals with all aspects of thesis writing such as the format of the thesis, chapter and page formats, tables, figures, footnotes, bibliography and end matter. The common errors encountered in thesis writing and the ways of editing and proofreading a thesis– to ensure that it is error– free– are also dealt with in detail.

Halftitle Page
Title Page
Copyright Page
Table of Contents
1. Introduction
2. The Format of Thesis
3. Chapter and Page Formats
4. Tables of Data
5. Figures
6. Footnotes
7. Bibliography
8. End Matters
9. Common Errors in Scientific Writing
10. Editing and Proofreading a Thesis
11. Reasons for Rejection of the Thesis
A. Confusing Word-pairs
B. Symbols and Abbreviations
C. Acronyms and Initialisms
D. Abbreviations in English Language and Literature
E. Symbols and Abbreviations in Commerce
F. Symbols in Mathematics
G. Abbreviations in Computer Science
Physics, Chemistry and Biology
H. Symbols and Abbreviations in
I. Abbreviations in Medicine
J. Weather Symbols
K. Greek Alphabet
L Proofreader's Symbols
M. SI Units and their Symbols
N. Conversion Factors
O. Spellings: American versus British

Dr. R Gopalan received his Ph.D degree from the University of Madras in 1970. He taught B.Sc., M.Sc., and M.Phil. students at Madras Christian College, Chennai for 34 years and guided several doctoral candidates. His publications include 50 research articles in international journals, 40 articles on popular science and education and 30 books. He is at present a freelance writer and teacher.

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