A multipurpose modular drone with adjustable arms produced via the FDM additive manufacturing process

@article{Brischetto2016AMM,
  title={A multipurpose modular drone with adjustable arms produced via the FDM additive manufacturing process},
  author={Salvatore Brischetto and Alessandro Ciano and Carlo Giovanni Ferro},
  journal={Curved and Layered Structures},
  year={2016},
  volume={3}
}
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