Translation of Mechanical and Electrical Product Manuals from the Perspective of Skopos Theory
Being a common kind of applied text in science and technology, mechanical and electrical product manuals play a vital role in popularizing enterprises and products and the accurate translation of mechanical and electrical product manuals is of great importance. The Skopos Theory is proved to be the right guiding theory for translating this kind of texts. Under the guidance of Skopos Theory involving the Skopos rule, coherence rule and fidelity rule, this paper exemplifies and analyses the translation principles and techniques of mechanical and electrical product manuals like literal translation, free translation, omission, division, conversion, etc. so as to offer some related reference for other translators to do translation.