# Guides

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## Making LaTeX Figures with Custom Cell Borders

It is possible, and only slightly awkward, to make LaTex tables with borders around some of the cells and no borders or only partial borders around other cells. Below are two snippets of code showing you how. Each is followed by an image of the table it produces. This code uses two LaTex packages, multirow

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## An Introduction to MATLAB for Beginners

Purpose: This exercise is a brief introduction to MATLAB for students who want to use MATLAB for research projects. You will familiarize yourself with the MATLAB command line and editor. You will learn the difference between a script and a function. Some programming elements such as loops and conditional statements are introduced as well as

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## Tips for College Physics Success

1)    Learning physics is not about memorizing facts and equations. It’s about developing problem solving skills that will be a part of your thought processes long after facts like the kinematic equations of motion fade away. 2)    Attend all lectures and read the material BEFORE, DURING, and AFTER it is covered in class. You are

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## Dimensional Analysis: A Powerful Tool for Physics and the MCAT Physical Sciences Exam

In physics, dimensional analysis is a powerful tool for checking relationships between physical quantities. The foundation of the technique is consideration of the dimensions of physical quantities. What exactly do I mean by dimensions? Here the word does not mean the same thing as it does in Euclidean geometry. As a simple example lets consider

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