Simplified Technical English, ASD-STE Issue 6. Highlights. Page HI Highlights. This Issue 6 of the specification replaces all previous issues. English is the official language for technical documentation in the aerospace and defense industries. However, many end-users are confused. ASD-STE Simplified Technical English extends the concepts of plain English. ASD-STE brings engineering rigour to the English.
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To request your copy, please follow the instructions on the Downloads page. Check date values in: The dictionary includes entries of both approved and unapproved words. It is also the language of the aerospace and defense industry.
Simplified Technical English STE consists of a dictionary of allowed words and a set of writing rules. In the absence of third-party endorsement or published scientific studies, such claims should be considered unconfirmed.
STE is regulated for use in the aerospace and defense industries, but other industries have used it as a basis for their own controlled English standards. However, these claims come mostly from those who have invested in developing it, implementing it or supporting it. Mostly, I rely on my own judgment to identify poor constructions, grammar errors, typos, and style issues.
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Over 3, copies of Issue 6 of the specification were distributed. The key factor for the creation of a set100 and simplified form of English was essentially a request from the customers i. It also contains a dictionary of approx. In addition to a controlled vocabulary, the writing rules require you to use certain verb choices. Academic Word List English portal Constructed languages portal. Ste1000 current with the latest in tech comm. When words have synonyms, STE prefers the simplest word.
Dialects and accents of Modern English by continent. English is the international language of science, technology and human relations.
HyperSTE is a plugin tool offered by Asf to check content for adherence to the rules and grammar of the specification. Boeing has developed a Simplified English Checker to assist during development. Ads is mandated by several commercial and military specifications that control the style and content of maintenance documentation, most notably ASD SD. STE helps to make technical documentation easy to understand by standardising vocabularygrammar and stylewhile letting users control their specific terminology.
The Writing Rules also specify restrictions on grammar and style usage. Achieve consistency across all documentation types by aligning people and documentation strategies on a global scale.
STE sfe100 of a dictionary of about allowed words and a set of 65 writing rules. Today, the success of STE is such that other industries want to use it beyond its intended purpose of maintenance documentation and outside the Aerospace and Defence domains.
This section does not cite any sources. It can go through your skin and into your body. In addition to the specified general vocabulary, STE accepts the use of company-specific or project-oriented technical words referred to in STE as Technical Names and Technical Verbsproviding that they fit into one of the categories listed in the Specification. Simplified Technical English is based on standardised terminology and simple grammar rules.
These two groups explored the existing controlled languages and researched texts in several maintenance manuals.
ASD-STE Simplified Technical English str100, or Simplified Englishis the original name of a controlled language specification originally developed for aerospace industry maintenance manuals. Northern Ireland Scotland Scottish Highlands. Simplified Technical English STE is an approach to writing developed by the aerospace and defense industries to simplify technical documentation.
ASD-STE – Simplified Technical English for Aerospace and Defense
Then, it became also a requirement for Defence projects, including Land and Sea vehicles. In general, there is only one word for one meaning, and one part of speech for one word. For example, even the U. How does STE work? 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.
Our customised STE as 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. It can be difficult to remember the words in the STE dictionary and 65 writing rules.
The training that Etteplan provides distinguishes it from other companies offering similar services. The words were chosen for their simplicity and ease of recognition. Text based on Simplified Technical English is also cheaper and faster to translate. The result of combining a controlled vocabulary with this grammar yields content tse100 is clear and easy to follow, especially for non-native speakers.
Many readers have limited knowledge of English, and are easily confused by complex sentence structures and by the number of meanings and synonyms which English words can have. Many readers have a limited knowledge of English.