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The Dibber : Designing a standardised handheld tool for lay-up tasks. / Jones, Helene; Roudaut, Anne; Chatzimichali, Anna; Potter, Kevin; Ward, Carwyn.

In: Applied Ergonomics, Vol. 65, 11.2017, p. 240-254.

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Jones, H, Roudaut, A, Chatzimichali, A, Potter, K & Ward, C 2017, 'The Dibber: Designing a standardised handheld tool for lay-up tasks', Applied Ergonomics, vol. 65, pp. 240-254. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2017.05.014

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Jones, Helene ; Roudaut, Anne ; Chatzimichali, Anna ; Potter, Kevin ; Ward, Carwyn. / The Dibber : Designing a standardised handheld tool for lay-up tasks. In: Applied Ergonomics. 2017 ; Vol. 65. pp. 240-254.

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