Download the Complete WERC Participation Guide-Written Report 2020
Valuable details of report requirements and helpful hints on preparing a successful written report.
Brief Highlights for Written Report
Each task requires a separate written report addressing the proposed full-scale design.
1. The paper must include:
2. The body of the paper must include:
The report should be non-proprietary and omit product trade names. Keep in mind, the paper will be photocopied in black and white for the judges during the contest.
3. Audits: University teams are required to have a separate audit to address each of the following: economics, health and legal issues. The audits should be made by professionals involved in the specific field. These audits will not be counted as part of your page limit. The audits can be made by faculty members, industrial representatives, experts, doctoral students, etc. For scoring purposes and ease of reading, the audits should be limited to 1-2 pages (not an edited copy of your paper).
4. Rights: All papers will become the property of WERC and may be used for publication, technology development and/or distribution. Proper credit will be given to the originating authors and schools.
Written Report Specifications
Equation Numbers – Enclose equation numbers in parentheses
Page Numbers – Center bottom of the page
Symbols and Abbreviations – Use only standard symbols and abbreviations in text and illustrations.
Illustrations, Drawings and Photographs
Written Report Submission
General Written Report Judging Criteria
An example of the best paper can be found here (does not include audits).