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  • Physical Properties of Textile Fibresby J. W. S. Hearle; W E Morton

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 370.00

    First published in 1962, and now in its fourth edition, Physical properties of textile fibres has become a classic, providing the standard reference on key aspects of fibre performance. The new edition has been substantially reorganised and revised to reflect new research. After introductory chapters on fibre structure, testing and sampling, the book... more...

  • Structure and Mechanics of Woven Fabricsby Jinlian Hu

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 285.00

    Fabric mechanics are fundamental to the way textiles are designed, tested and manufactured and underpin the way woven fabrics are used in the modern world. With fully comprehensive coverage of all aspects of fabric anisotropy, stress-strain relationships and fabric drape modelling and testing, Structure and mechanics of woven fabrics, discusses and... more...

  • Textiles for Protectionby R A Scott

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 375.00

    In today?s climate there is an increasing requirement for protective textiles, whether for personal protection, protection against the elements, chemical, nuclear or ballistic attack. This comprehensive book brings together the leading protective textiles experts from around the world. It covers a wide variety of themes from materials and design, through... more...

  • Friction in Textile Materialsby B S Gupta

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 285.00

    Friction is a major issue in both the production of textiles and in the finished product. This authoritative book reviews how friction occurs and the ways it can be measured and controlled. The book begins by looking at how friction can be defined and how the structure and properties of textile fibres lead to friction behaviour. It also discusses... more...

  • Biologically Inspired Textilesby A Abbott; M Ellison

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 230.00

    Biomimetic materials are those inspired from nature and implemented into new fibre and fabric technologies. Biologically inspired textiles explores the current state of the art in this research arena and examines how biomimetics are increasingly applied to new textile technologies. Part one discusses the principles, production and properties of biomimetics.... more...

  • Structure and Mechanics of Textile Fibre Assembliesby P Schwartz

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 240.00

    Textile structure and mechanics are fundamental to the way textiles are designed, manufactured, tested and used. Structure and mechanics of textile fibre assemblies discusses aspects of fabric structure and mechanical properties such as tensile, bending and shear properties for a range of fabrics. After a general introduction illustrating the role... more...

  • Engineering Textilesby Y El Mogahzy

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 280.00

    The need for manufacturers to make new products, diversify existing products and remain globally competitive is increasing. Engineering textiles: integrating the design and manufacture of textile products covers many aspects of product development and design conceptualization for both technical and traditional textiles. It also discusses several approaches... more...

  • 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...