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  • Facilities Manager's Desk Referenceby Jane M. Wiggins

    Wiley 2014; US$ 70.00 US$ 60.67

    An invaluable source of highly relevant, practical information on the all the principal FM services, written for the practicing facilities manager in an easily readable, concise format. To help the facilities manager meet the needs of their organisation, the Facilities Manager?s Desk Reference provides the facilities manager with an invaluable... more...

  • Weavingby Peter R. Lord; M H Mohamed

    Elsevier Science 1982; US$ 70.00

    In this book, the authors consider not only the design and operation of the loom itself, but also the preparation of yarns and packages, the design and structure of the fabrics produced, and the management aspects of weaving as an industrial process. A comprehensive reference book covering in depth the modern technology of woven fabric production.... more...

  • Handbook of Textile Fibresby J Gordon Cook

    Elsevier Science 1984; US$ 75.00

    A comprehensive survey of the natural fibres animal, vegetable and mineral on which we depended for our textiles until comparatively recently. more...

  • Handbook of Textile Fibresby J Gordon Cook

    Elsevier Science 1984; US$ 95.00

    This book offers a comprehensive survey of the man-made fibres, including rayons and other natural polymer fibres, and the true synthetic fibres which have made such rapid progress in modern times. more...

  • 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...

  • 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...