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    Charles Farrar
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    Jutta Kayser
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Resources for Students

2013 LADSS Deliverables

Michael Alley's Presentation Guidelines

Applying to Graduate School

Guidelines for Viewgraphs and Presentations

Pete's Notes on Documenting your Work

Pete's Report Writing Tips

Common Editorial Mistakes

Guidelines for Lab Notebooks

Python Tutorial



General Conference Information
Author Instructions and Formatting Guidelines

Conversion Utilitites/m-Files

Conversion Instructions

Hardware Tutorials

Spectrabook User Instructions


LabVIEW Basics I: This course is available for free online, sponsored by Rice University. The course does not cover Dynamics, but once you know the basics of LabVIEW, acquiring and analyzing DSA data is pretty easy:


For students who do not have LabVIEW, you may use LabVIEWonline for three hours at the following website:


LabVIEW CD: A 30-day evaluation LabVIEW CD is available as well at the following website:

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