Science of Bionic Manufacturing in Digital Manufacturing Science

  • Zude Zhou
  • Shane (Shengquan) Xie
  • Dejun Chen
Part of the Springer Series in Advanced Manufacturing book series (SSAM)


Since the 20th century, with the continuous development of science and technology, manufacturing technology and life science have made a great breakthrough, which is leading the trends in technology. The combination of life science and modern advanced manufacturing technique will bring about a new revolution in manufacturing science. Nowadays, similarity between manufacturing industry informatization and life sciences engineering-oriented implementation is becoming more and more obvious and prominent. Life subjects and manufacturing disciplines should learn from each other; as the saying goes, “A Stone from Other Hills may Serve to Polish the Jade of This One”.


Flexible Manufacturing System Rapid Prototype Technology Dexterous Hand Walking Wheel Extracellular Matrix Material 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hubei Digital Manufacturing Key LabWuhan University of TechnologyWuhan HubeiPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand
  3. 3.School of Information EngineeringWuhan University of TechnologyWuhan HubeiPeople’s Republic of China

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