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Layup end effectors with tactile sensing capabilities

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Layup end effectors with tactile sensing capabilities. / Elkington, Michael; Ward, Carwyn; Ward-Cherrier, Ben; Lepora, Nathan; Pestell, Nicholas; Almas, Evan.

Proceedings of the 4th Symposium on Automated Composite Manufacturing. ed. / Suong V. Hoa. Concordia University Press, 2019.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Harvard

Elkington, M, Ward, C, Ward-Cherrier, B, Lepora, N, Pestell, N & Almas, E 2019, Layup end effectors with tactile sensing capabilities. in S V. Hoa (ed.), Proceedings of the 4th Symposium on Automated Composite Manufacturing. Concordia University Press.

APA

Elkington, M., Ward, C., Ward-Cherrier, B., Lepora, N., Pestell, N., & Almas, E. (2019). Layup end effectors with tactile sensing capabilities. In S. V. Hoa (Ed.), Proceedings of the 4th Symposium on Automated Composite Manufacturing Concordia University Press.

Vancouver

Elkington M, Ward C, Ward-Cherrier B, Lepora N, Pestell N, Almas E. Layup end effectors with tactile sensing capabilities. In V. Hoa S, editor, Proceedings of the 4th Symposium on Automated Composite Manufacturing. Concordia University Press. 2019

Author

Elkington, Michael ; Ward, Carwyn ; Ward-Cherrier, Ben ; Lepora, Nathan ; Pestell, Nicholas ; Almas, Evan. / Layup end effectors with tactile sensing capabilities. Proceedings of the 4th Symposium on Automated Composite Manufacturing. editor / Suong V. Hoa. Concordia University Press, 2019.

Bibtex

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