The formal description of a mechanical system or a technical process is known as itsdocumentation. Documentation takes the form of technical and user manuals that accompanyvarious technological objects, materials, and processes. Electronic hardware, computers,chemicals, automobiles all are accompanied by descriptive documentation in the form of manuals.
Two kinds of documentation are required when products are sold: technical documentation and userdocumentation.
Manuals should be prepared with the object of making the information quickly available to theexpert or general reader. Keep the audience foremost in mind. In manuals, ease of finding and reading information is a priority. Hence manuals should containthese components:
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