Digital manufacturing: what are we able to print?
PublisherDavid Publishing Co.
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In a rational exercise, in the present paper it is extrapolated how the development of ICTs (information and communication technologies) and the incipient technological development of additive manufacturing has the potential to change our society. In the following, it is analyzing the evolution of man over physical matter and how this has shaped our society. The main milestones or key stages in history that have marked a transcendental change in the human-machine-environment relationship have been identified and consequently have led us to ask ourselves: What is next, how far are we, and what are we capable of printing? In an attempt to identify the current state of the art, highlighting the possibilities those additive technologies can offer
CitationMuguruza, A., Minguella-Canela, J. Digital manufacturing: what are we able to print?. "Journal of mechanics engineering and automation", 31 Juliol 2017, vol. 7, núm. 7, p. 365-374.