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Engineering design and mechatronics - the Schemebuilder Project.

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Engineering design and mechatronics - the Schemebuilder Project. / Bradley, D. A.; Bracewell, R. H.; Chaplin, R. V.

In: Research in Engineering Design, Vol. 4, No. 4, 12.1992, p. 241-248.

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Bradley, DA, Bracewell, RH & Chaplin, RV 1992, 'Engineering design and mechatronics - the Schemebuilder Project.', Research in Engineering Design, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 241-248. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02032467

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Bradley, D. A., Bracewell, R. H., & Chaplin, R. V. (1992). Engineering design and mechatronics - the Schemebuilder Project. Research in Engineering Design, 4(4), 241-248. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02032467

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Bradley DA, Bracewell RH, Chaplin RV. Engineering design and mechatronics - the Schemebuilder Project. Research in Engineering Design. 1992 Dec;4(4):241-248. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02032467

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Bradley, D. A. ; Bracewell, R. H. ; Chaplin, R. V. / Engineering design and mechatronics - the Schemebuilder Project. In: Research in Engineering Design. 1992 ; Vol. 4, No. 4. pp. 241-248.

Bibtex

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