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Style Guide for 16.62x Experimental Projects Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics 2004-2005 Jennifer L. Craig This document offers guidelines for writing, formatting, and citing sources for deliverables required in 16.62x Experimental Projects Lab. Students in other courses may use it as their professors direct. It covers key points, but if you have further questions, please contact Jennifer Craig.
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Table of Contents 1.0 Document Structure ............................................................................... 1.1 C OVER S HEET ...................................................................................................... 1.2 S ECTIONS AND S UBSECTIONS ............................................................................... 1.3 P AGE N UMBERS ................................................................................................... 1.4 T ABLE OF C ONTENTS ; L IST OF T ABLES AND F IGURES .......................................... 1.5 S PACING AND F ONTS ............................................................................................ 1.6 A CRONYMS .......................................................................................................... 1.7 T ABLES AND F IGURES .......................................................................................... 1.8 E QUATIONS ........................................................................................................ 2 .0 Executive Summary 3.0 Abstracts 4.0 Citation Styles .......................................................................................... 2.1 AIAA VS . O THER S TYLES .................................................................................. 11 2.2 T YPES OF S OURCES ............................................................................................ 11 2.2.1 Web sites .................................................................................................... 12 2.2.2 Presented vs. Published Papers ................................................................ 12 2.2.3 Non-retrievable Sources ........................................................................... 12 2.2.4 Unpublished Material ............................................................................... 12 5.0 Grammar, punctuation, spelling and tone ............ 13 6.0 Conventions for using numbers ..................................................... 13 7.0 List of References ................................................................................... 14 8.0 Appendix or Appendices 15
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1.0 Document Structure 1.1 Cover Sheet Reports and proposals have cover sheets. For example, all 16.62x submissions should have a coversheets like the one illustrated in Figure 1. Figure 1: Cover Sheet Format
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