Surface profiling of micro-scale surface features using Partial Differential Equations
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CitationGonzalez Castro, G., Spares R., Ugail, H., Whiteside, B.R. and Sweeney, J. (2010). Surface profiling of micro-scale surface features using Partial Differential Equations. In: Proceedings of the 13th International ESAFORM Conference on Material Forming - ESAFORM 2010, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy, April 7-9.
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