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  author={R. Ryan Vallance and S. Kiani and Samir A. Nayfeh}
In this paper, we discuss open design of manufacturing equipment as an approach to the design, test, and continuous improvement of modular and reconfigurable manufacturing equipment. Open design fosters collaborative efforts by providing a framework for freely sharing information such as design documentation and performance data. This paper presents the principles of open design by introducing the Open Design Definition, outlining the requirements for license agreements, and illustrating the… 

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