This document is mainly designed for internal use. Internal means within the research group at the SIRSLab. It reports a list of suggestions to write papers and a list of common errors.
The list is sorted by date. The oldest item is at the top of the list. LaTeX notation is used.
— Number with unit of measurement:
[YES] “the length is $23$cm”
[NO] “the length is $23cm$ or is $23$ cm”
[YES] “the force applied to the object”
[NO] “the force applied on the object”
[YES] “the device consists of”
[NO] “the device is composed of”
`Composed’ is more used in chemistry.
[Yes] “apply a force to”
[NO] “apply a force at”
[YES] use numbers only for equations that are referred in the text.