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  • Fabric Testingby Jinlian Hu

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 275.00

    The textile industry is becoming an increasingly competitive environment. Differentiating products by quality is particularly important. Testing can be performed both to improve product quality and achieve compliance to international, regional or retailer specific standards. Fabric testing provides a comprehensive review of the tests available for... more...

  • 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 Richard 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...

  • Smart Fibres, Fabrics and Clothingby Xiaoming Tao

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 285.00

    This important book provides a guide to the fundamentals and latest developments in smart technology for textiles and clothing. The contributors represent a distinguished international panel of experts and the book covers many aspects of cutting edge research and development. Smart fibres, fabrics and clothing starts with a review of the background... 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...

  • Physical Testing of Textilesby B P Saville

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 255.00

    This book examines the physical testing of textiles in the form of fibre, yarn and fabric, the emphasis throughout eing on standard and reproducible tests. After an introductory explanation of sampling and measurement, the author explores the effects of moisture on textiles, then goes on to discuss fibre dimension, yarn tests for linear density, twist,... 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...