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  • Textiles in Sportby Roshan Shishoo

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 275.00

    The technical developments in the sports clothing industry has resulted in the use of functional textiles for highly-specialised performances in different sports. Developments include thermal and functional properties and coated and laminated clothes. With bio- and smart materials providing such a strong focus in the textile industry generally, companies... more...

  • Knitting Technologyby D J Spencer

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 97.95

    The third edition of Knitting Technology, widely recognised as the definitive text on the subject, has been thoroughly revised and updated to include all the latest developments. Beginning with the fundamental principles and moving on to more advanced aspects, it combines in a single comprehensive volume the basics of warp and weft knitting, fabric... more...

  • Sizing in Clothingby S Ashdown

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 265.00

    The basic concepts behind sizing systems currently used in the manufacture of ready-to-wear garments were originally developed in the 19th century. These systems are frequently based on outdated anthropometric data, they lack standard labelling, and they generally do not accommodate the wide variations of body sizes and proportions that exist in the... more...

  • Advances in Apparel Productionby C. Fairhurst

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 255.00

    Apparel production is a complex process often involving an international supply chain which must respond rapidly to the changing needs and tastes of consumers. This important book discusses the technological improvements which are transforming the speed, flexibility and productivity of the industry. The first part of the book reviews advances in apparel... more...

  • Smart Clothes and Wearable Technologyby J. McCann; David Bryson

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 285.00

    Smart clothes and wearable technology is a relatively novel and emerging area of interdisciplinary research within the fashion, textile, electronics and related industries. This book provides a comprehensive review of the end-user?s requirements and the technologies and materials available for the design and production of smart clothing. Part one... more...

  • Intelligent Textiles and Clothingby H Mattila

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 290.00

    The use of intelligent textiles in clothing is an exciting new field with wide-ranging applications. Intelligent textiles and clothing summarises some of the main types of intelligent textiles and their uses. Part one of the book reviews phase change materials (PCM), their role in such areas as thermal regulation and ways they can be integrated into... more...

  • Innovation and Technology of Women's Intimate Apparelby W Yu; J Fan; S-P Ng; S Harlock

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 245.00

    The intimate apparel business is undergoing major technological change. New measurement and design techniques, combined with innovative materials and production methods, are transforming the range, quality and applications of women?s lingerie. This important book provides an authoritative review of these developments After an introductory chapter... more...

  • Clothing Biosensory Engineeringby Y Li; A S W Wong

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 285.00

    Human sensory perception of clothing involves a series of complex interactive processes, including physical responses to external stimuli, neurophysiological processes for decoding stimuli through the biosensory and nervous systems inside the body, neural responses to psychological sensations, and psychological processes for formulating preferences... more...

  • Textile-led Design for the Active Ageing Populationby J. McCann; David Bryson

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 295.00

    Despite the world?s aging population, suitable clothing for the older community is a largely neglected area. This book considers the needs of the growing number of active older people and investigates how recent developments in textiles, fibres, finishes, design and integrated technology can be deployed to serve this group and improve quality of life.... more...

  • Visual Framingby Stephanie Geise; Katharina Lobinger

    Herbert von Halem Verlag 2015; US$ 25.40

    Visual Framing hat sich in den letzten Jahren zu einem lebhaften Forschungsfeld der Visuellen Kommunikationsforschung entwickelt. Die vorliegende Publikation gibt einen aktuellen Überblick über gegenwärtige Forschungsströmungen aus theoretischer und empirischer Perspektive. Visual Framing wird dabei als ein mehrstufiger Prozess verstanden, in dem bestimmte... more...