17 Apr English is the official language for technical documentation in the aerospace and defense industries. However, many end-users are confused. Simplified Technical English, ASD-STE Issue 6. Highlights. Page HI Highlights. This Issue 6 of the specification replaces all previous issues. 26 Jun ASD-STE Simplified Technical English extends the concepts of plain English. ASD-STE brings engineering rigour to the English.
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Use Simplified Technical English to achieve: Grammar rules for instance, promote the use of the active voice and simple present tense to clearly identify the doer of a particular action so as to avoid miscommunication and ambiguous translations during the localisation process. The dictionary includes around words, and the writing rules have about 65 different grammar rules.
Achieve consistency across all documentation types by aligning people and documentation strategies on a global scale. In aviation, it is mandatory to correctly understand maintenance and operation documentation to make sure that systems operate safely and correctly and to protect human lives. Online tutoring Online tutoring is organized for each course session.
In addition to its general dictionary, the rules of ASD-STE permit the use of company-specific or project-oriented words referred to in Simplified Technical English as technical names and technical verbs. Although mostly aerospace companies are required to adhere to sfe100 ASD-STE specification, companies in other industries follow it as well.
Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. The synthetic lubricating oil used in this engine contains additives which, if allowed to come into contact with the skin for prolonged periods, can be toxic through absorption. It was initially applicable to commercial aviation. December Learn how and when to remove this template message. Without training, authors often only refer to the dictionary and not to the writing rules, which are equally important.
However, these claims come mostly from those who have invested in developing it, implementing it or supporting it. The words were chosen for their simplicity and ease of recognition. The training that Etteplan provides distinguishes it from other companies offering similar services. Control of additional specific vocabularies is, of course, the responsibility of the companies or the projects themselves. Thus, the student can either follow the entire video lesson, sye100 select the specific topic that he or she wishes to study more in detail.
English is the international language of science, technology and human relations. STE makes technical texts easy to understand by all readers and can be regarded as an important and valuable resource for technical writing to simplify the correct understanding of the maintenance instructions by the operators, remove linguistic barriers and reduce Human Factors risks.
The results confirmed that a simplified language was necessary. Text written in Simplified Ete100 English shows improved readability and translatability. Not only would the tools help me spot the errors quickly and efficiently, tools could reduce the cognitive load that comes with writing and editing all day. Many readers have a limited knowledge of English.
Simplified Technical English – Wikipedia
Purpose and objectives of STE The international language of many industries is English, and English is the language most used for writing technical documentation. In general, there is only one word for one meaning, and one part of speech for one word. Articles needing additional references from December All articles needing additional references All articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases Articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases from January Do not get the engine oil on your skin.
This section does not cite any sources. Although it was not intended for use as a general writing standard, it has been successfully adopted by other industries and for a wide range of document types. However, it is often not the native language of the readers or even of the authors of such documentation.
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It is also the language asdd the aerospace and defense industry. The dictionary includes entries of both approved and unapproved words. The writing rules rule wording, explanatory sste100, and examples and the dictionary have been fully revised.
The aerospace and defense standard started as an industry-regulated ate100 standard for aerospace maintenance documentation, but has become mandatory for an increasing number of military land vehicle, sea vehicle and weapons programs as well. Our customised STE training solutions that range from one to three training days will help you expand your knowledge of the fundamental principles of documentation managementas well as highlight the importance of Simplified Technical English writing rules and terminology management to help you capitalise on your existing legacy documentation and translation memory databases.
Together, this controlled language is formalized into a specification called ASD-STE, which many regulatory industries must follow to ensure clear, consistent content.
The Writing Rules cover aspects of grammar and style ; the Dictionary specifies the general words that can be used.