If you are a translation student or translator aspiring to work in the technical field, or even an experienced technical translator working into/out of German, then this is the technical translation handbook you were looking for. Written by a leading expert in the fields of technical translation, terminology and teaching, Prof. Dr. Peter A. Schmitt, this book covers all the essentials you need to know about setting yourself up, the equipment you might need, the tips and tricks of the trade. Even though it is only available so far in German, it will be an invaluable asset to any technical translator. Prof. Dr. Schmitt approaches the topic of technical translation with humour and detail, packing all 710 pages with useful information and hundreds of examples. A very enjoyable and informative read.