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CAD/CAM and Robotics: A Bioengineering Application in Bone Prosthesis Realization

  • X. Wen
  • A. Rovetta
  • K. Lucchesi Cavalca
Conference paper
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 361)

Abstract

This paper deals with the application of CAD/CAM to the realization of an artificial bone for a prosthesis. The first prototype is in construction at the Politecnico di Milano, Department of Mechanics, Laboratory of Robotics, using a C: A. T. I. A. system and an industrial IBM robot with special mills.

Keywords

Bone Surface Work Space Work Simulation Cartesian Space Robot Model 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • X. Wen
    • 1
  • A. Rovetta
    • 1
  • K. Lucchesi Cavalca
    • 1
  1. 1.Polytechnical University of MilanMilanItaly

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