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Materials and Technology for Sportswear and Performance Apparel

Steven George Hayes, Praburaj Venkatraman
July 01, 2017

Materials and Technology for Sportswear and Performance Apparel takes a close look at the design and development of functional apparel designed for high-performance sportswear. Implementing materials, performance, technology, and design and marketing, the book examines this rapidly emerging textile...

Natural Fiber Textile Composite Engineering

Magdi El Messiry
June 23, 2017

Natural Fiber Textile Composite Engineering sheds light on the area of the natural fiber textile composites with new research on their applications, the material used, the methods of preparation, the different types of polymers, the selection of raw materials, the elements of design the natural...

Structural Textile Design: Interlacing and Interlooping

Yasir Nawab, Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, Khubab Shaker
May 09, 2017

The properties of woven and knitted fabrics differ largely due to the path yarn follows in the fabric structure. This path determines the fabric’s physical properties, mechanical properties, and appearance. A slight variation to the design may result in entirely different properties for the fabric....

Fashion Retail Supply Chain Management: A Systems Optimization Approach

Tsan-Ming Choi
April 16, 2017

Fashion Retail Supply Chain Management: A Systems Optimization Approach is a comprehensive reference source that provides the state-of-the-art findings on many important emerging research issues related to retail supply chain management and optimization problems. The book takes an explicit systems...

Fast Fashion Systems: Theories and Applications

Tsan-Ming Choi
April 16, 2017

Fast fashion is an industrial trend that refers to the concept of shortening lead time (production, distribution) and offering new products to the market as fast as possible. Despite an abundance of research results, there is no comprehensive reference source that covers the state-of-the-art...

Wicking in Porous Materials: Traditional and Modern Modeling Approaches

Reza Masoodi, Krishna M. Pillai
March 29, 2017

A comprehensive presentation of wicking models developed in academia and industry, Wicking in Porous Materials: Traditional and Modern Modeling Approaches contains some of the most important approaches and methods available, from the traditional Washburn-type models to the latest Lattice-Boltzmann...

Principles of Woven Fabric Manufacturing

Abhijit Majumdar
November 16, 2016

Weaving as a subject is an integral part of any textile engineering/technology program, the others being fibre manufacturing, yarn manufacturing and textile chemical processing. This book amalgamates both the compartments (preparatory processes and the loom mechanism) of weaving technology and...

Apparel Manufacturing Technology

T. Karthik, P. Ganesan, D. Gopalakrishnan
September 20, 2016

This book aims to provide a broad conceptual and theoretical perspective of apparel manufacturing process starting from raw material selection to packaging and dispatch of goods. Further, engineering practices followed in an apparel industry for production planning and control, line balancing,...

Nanostructured Polymer Blends and Composites in Textiles

Mihai Ciocoiu, Seghir Maamir
December 03, 2015

This new volume reviews recent academic and technological developments behind new engineered modified nanotextile materials. The developments in textiles using nanotechnology give ordinary materials improved properties, such as better water resistance, enhanced moisture and odor reduction,...

Electronics in Textiles and Clothing: Design, Products and Applications

L. Ashok Kumar, C. Vigneswaran
November 23, 2015

Electronics in Textiles and Clothing: Design, Products and Applications covers the fundamentals of electronics and their applications in textiles and clothing product development. The book emphasizes the interface between electronics and textile materials, detailing diverse methods and techniques...

The Dirty Side of the Garment Industry: Fast Fashion and Its Negative Impact on Environment and Society

Nikolay Anguelov
September 04, 2015

When thinking about lowering or changing consumption to lower carbon footprints, the obvious offenders come easily to mind: petroleum and petroleum products, paper and plastic, even food. But not clothes. Although the clothing industry is the second largest polluter after agriculture, most...

Principles of Fabric Formation

Prabir Kumar Banerjee
December 19, 2014

How Are Textile Fabrics Formed? Principles of Fabric Formation is a treatise on the modern production systems of woven, knitted, braided, nonwoven, triaxial, multiaxial, and 3D fabrics. This book offers a basic understanding of the technicalities involved in the formation of different types of...