Formal Report Assignment You are tasked to write a formal report with the following specifications. The formal report must be submitted via upload to the Dropbox in Pilot by the due date. I do NOT take late assignments, and you will not pass the class if you do not turn in your formal report. NO EXCEPTIONS! 1 General Requirements 1.1 Topic and Type. The topic and report type must be that which you proposed in your formal report proposal. Variations from your proposal, even significant variations, may be permitted, but only with prior approval of your instructor. The topic also must be associated with or closely related to your major field of study. 1.2 Accuracy. The formal report must be precise and technically correct. 1.3 Format. The formal report must follow the appropriate outline provided in the course text for the type of report you’re producing. Where an appropriate outline may not exist, you may develop an alternative report outline, but only with prior approval of your instructor. The formal report also must be consistent with the format rules for writing assignments as provided in the EGR 3350 Syllabus for Summer Semester 2015. 2 Specific Requirements 2.1 Sections. The formal report must include the following sections: â€¢ Transmittal letter (see example on page 333) â€¢ Title page â€¢ Informative Abstract or Executive Summary (~250 words) â€¢ Standard Introduction, including a purpose statement; a problem statement or introductory background discussion, as appropriate; and a scope statement â€¢ Discussion (the main section of your report) â€¢ Conclusion (may include a summary and recommendations, as appropriate) â€¢ List of References â€¢ Appendix (as appropriate) 1.2 Length. The formal report must be at least 10 pages in length not counting the transmittal letter, title page, abstract/executive summary, reference list, or appendix. 1.3 Documentation. The formal report must be adequately and properly documented in an acceptable format. Failure to do so may result in your failing the formal report assignment and the course. Use the documentation format provided in the course text, Chapter 14, pp. 255-268, or an alternative style with prior approval of your instructor. Document visuals as shown in Chapter 15, pp. 269-290. Be sure to include specific source citations (either parenthetical or notational) in the text at the point of reference. Simply listing references at the end of the paper without citations in the text is not acceptable. If you have any questions or concerns regarding documentation, see your instructor as soon as possible.