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  • Advances in Wool Technologyby N A G Johnson; I Russell

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 265.00

    Advanced research into wool science and technology is leading to a better understanding of the properties of wool. Wool is increasingly being seen as a high performance fibre, with new modifications and applications. Advances in wool technology presents a comprehensive account of these developments and innovations. Part one includes advances that... more...

  • Identification of Textile Fibersby M M Houck

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 275.00

    The identification of fibers is important to the textile industry, forensic science, fashion designers and historians among others. Identifying fibers involves observing the physical and chemical properties of the fiber for which there are a wide diversity of instruments available. This book provides a comprehensive review of fiber structure, the diversity... more...

  • Handbook of Textile Fibre Structureby Stephen Eichhorn; J. W. S. Hearle; M Jaffe; T Kikutani

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 300.00

    Due to their complexity and diversity, understanding the structure of textile fibres is of key importance. This authoritative two-volume collection provides a comprehensive review of the structure of an extensive range of textile fibres. Volume 1 begins with an introductory set of chapters on fibre structure and methods to characterise fibres. The... more...

  • Handbook of Tensile Properties of Textile and Technical Fibresby A. R. Bunsell

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 315.00

    Fibres usually experience tensile loads whether they are used for apparel or technical structures. Their form, which is long and fine, makes them some of the strongest materials available as well as very flexible. This book provides a concise and authoritative overview of tensile behaviour of a wide range of both natural and synthetic fibres used both... more...

  • Interior Textilesby T Rowe

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 255.00

    This book provides an overview of the types of textiles used within the interior textile sector and key technological developments and safety issues affecting the industry. An understanding of these topics enables the designer or manufacturer to select the most appropriate fabrics for interior applications. The first group of chapters reviews types... more...

  • Modelling and Predicting Textile Behaviourby Xiaogang Chen

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 290.00

    The textile industry can experience a vast array of problems. Modelling represents a group of techniques that have been widely used to explore the nature of these problems, it can highlight the mechanisms involved and lead to predictions of the textile behaviour. This book provides an overview of how textile modelling techniques can be used successfully... more...

  • Atlas of Fibre Fracture and Damage to Textilesby J. W. S. Hearle; B Lomas; W D Cooke

    Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 665.00

    This new, retitled, edition of Fibre Failure and Wear of Materials has been updated and expanded to include more examples from work at UMIST (University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology) in the 1990s and to take account of recent research elsewhere. It contains over 500 new micrographs to add to the 1,000 in the first edition and includes... more...

  • Bast and Other Plant Fibresby R R Franck

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 290.00

    Bast and Other Plant Fibres, a title in Woodhead Publishing?s series on fibres published in association with The Textile Institute, UK, is the first book in over 50 years to cover the most interesting plant fibres and those with high annual production. Bast fibres have many textile applications, with natural fibre composites being the fastest growing... more...

  • Advances in Carpet Manufactureby K K Goswami

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 255.00

    Carpets have been made throughout the world for hundreds of years. The manufacture of carpets has evolved over time and continues to improve in all areas. This book provides an overview of the developments and innovations within this area, whilst covering the many different types of carpet that are manufactured. Advances in carpet manufacture begins... more...

  • 3-D Fibrous Assembliesby Jinlian Hu

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 230.00

    There have been important recent developments in the production and application of three dimensional fabrics. These 3D textile structures have great potential for new fabrics and textile applications. 3D fibrous assemblies summarises some key developments and their applications in the textile industry. The book begins with an introductory chapter... more...