The skill of communicating effectively is rarely an inherited gift and the majority of people, who are t blessed with this instinctive flair, have to work hard to develop and acquire the ability. Communication for professional engineers is a practical and down-to-earth guide to all the techniques you can use to improve your communication skills, both in person and in writing. The first edition of this popular book attracted critical acclaim and this new edition has been fully updated and given a fresh new user-friendly design. It has also been expanded to cover new techlogies, and the important matter of dealing with enquiries and the media. The book is suitable for engineers of all levels: the senior engineer concerned with the conduct of efficient meetings and interviews; the mid-career professional faced with the responsibility of representing themselves and their organisation to the outside world; and the junior engineer wanting to acquire a good background for their future career development.