Materials Science

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Firefighters' Clothing and Equipment: Performance, Protection, and Comfort

1st Edition


Guowen Song, Faming Wang
November 26, 2018

Protective clothing and equipment used for firefighters protect them against their harsh working environment loaded with strong thermal hazards, elevated environmental temperatures, low oxygen concentration and smoke. This book describes an in-depth review of firefighting clothing and equipment, and...

Design of New Weave Patterns

1st Edition

Radostina A. Angelova
November 20, 2019

This book presents a systematic study on methods used for the creation of weave patterns for simple structures. Firstly, it explains known techniques for designing new weave patterns classified as patterns merge, motifs, patterns insertion and change of the displacement number. These are discussed...

Protective Armor Engineering Design

1st Edition

Magdi El Messiry
September 23, 2019

There is increasing interest in the area of protective vests, either for protection against bullets or protection from the most realistic threats within domestic frontline operations: edged weapon, knives, and medical needles. This volume addresses that need. This new book provides an in-depth...

Textiles for Industrial Applications

1st Edition

R. Senthil Kumar
September 05, 2019

An evolution is currently underway in the textile industry and Textile for Industrial Applications is the guidebook for its growth. This industry can be classified into three categories—clothing, home textile, and industrial textile. Industrial textiles, also known as technical textiles, are a part...

Fibres to Smart Textiles: Advances in Manufacturing, Technologies, and Applications

1st Edition

Asis Patnaik, Sweta Patnaik
August 19, 2019

 Fibres to Smart Textiles: Advances in Manufacturing, Technologies, and Applications offers comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals and advances in the textile and clothing manufacturing sectors. It describes the basics of fibres, yarns, and fabrics and their end use in the latest...

Warp Knitted Fabrics Construction

1st Edition

Yordan Kyosev
August 15, 2019

The aim of this book is to provide the background of the warp knitting patterning with a large amount of simulated 3D images of the structures, corresponding to the modern available tools for this. The warp knitted structures can have very complex architectures and very limited understanding exists...

Finite Element Modeling of Textiles in Abaqus™ CAE

1st Edition

Izabela Ciesielska-Wrobel
August 02, 2019

The aim of the book is to provide engineers with a practical guide to Finite Element Modelling (FEM) in Abaqus CAE software. The guide is in the form of step-by-step procedures concerning yarns, woven fabric and knitted fabrics modelling, as well as their contact with skin so that the simulation of...

Standard Methods for Thermal Comfort Assessment of Clothing

1st Edition

Ivana Špelić, Alka Mihelić-Bogdanić, Anica Hursa Šajatović
June 25, 2019

Providing detailed analysis of the thermal comfort assessment of clothing as the basis for developing standards, this book discusses the thermal protective role of clothing as a way of modelling heat transfer from the body, general thermal regulation of humans, and the importance of globally...

A Novel Green Treatment for Textiles: Plasma Treatment as a Sustainable Technology

1st Edition

Chi-wai Kan
April 15, 2019

Industries worldwide have been impacted by environmental regulations, economics, and ultimately consumers, which has led to more thought about the development of sustainable products. The textile industry is no exception. The preparation, dyeing, and finishing of textile fibres requires large...

Advanced Nanofibrous Materials Manufacture Technology based on Electrospinning

1st Edition

Yanbo Liu, Ce Wang
April 03, 2019

This book comprehensively addresses advanced nanofiber manufacturing based on electrospinning technology. The principles, relationships between process parameters and structure, morphology and performance of electrospun nanofibers and nanomaterials, and the methods for enhanced field intensity and...

The Grammar of Pattern

1st Edition

Michael Hann
April 03, 2019

The Grammar of Pattern describes characteristics of textile and other surface patterns, and identifies, illustrates, and reviews a wide range of pattern types including spotted, striped, checked, tessellating and other types of all-over patterns with original drawings and images. This book...

Advanced Optimization and Decision-Making Techniques in Textile Manufacturing

1st Edition

Anindya Ghosh, Prithwiraj Mal, Abhijit Majumdar
March 29, 2019

Optimization and decision making are integral parts of any manufacturing process and management system. The objective of this book is to demonstrate the confluence of theory and applications of various types of multi-criteria decision making and optimization techniques with reference to textile...

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology and Application in Fashion and Textile Supply Chain

1st Edition

Rajkishore Nayak
February 11, 2019

 Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology and Application in Fashion and Textile Supply Chain highlights the technology of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and its applications in fashion and textile manufacturing and supply chain management. It discusses the brief history,...