This project was performed to demonstrate the feasibility of using an optical 3d range sensor based on fringe projection (OPL-3D) to acquire the shell of the Ferrari Mille Miglia shown in the figure.

Ferrari

The point cloud were merged and the whole mash was obtained. A scaled copy of the shell was prototyped.

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G. Sansoni, F. Docchio, “Three-dimensional optical measurements and reverse engineering for automotive applications”, Robotics and Computer-Integrated manufacturing, Vol. 20, pp. 359-367, 2004.

G. Sansoni, F. Docchio, M. Trebeschi, S.Filippi, B. Motyl, “Virtual   and rapid prototyping by means of 3D optical acquisition and CAD modeling: application to cultural heritage and to the automotive domain”, in Proc. Virtual Modelling and Rapid Manufacturing, Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping, pp. 45-51, September 2005.