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  • Advances in Apparel Productionby C. Fairhurst

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 245.00

    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...

  • Engineering Apparel Fabrics and Garmentsby J Fan; L Hunter

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 265.00

    As consumer demands for specific attributes in their textiles increase and global competition intensifies, it is important that the industry finds ways of engineering certain performance requirements into textiles and apparel. This book reviews how fabrics and garments can be engineered to meet technical performance and other characteristics required... more...

  • Clothing Biosensory Engineeringby Y Li; A S W Wong

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 270.00

    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...

  • 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 These systems are frequently based on outdated anthropometric data, they lack standard labelling, and they generally do not accommodate the wide variations of body sizes and proportions that exist in the...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...

  • Biomechanical Engineering of Textiles and Clothingby Y Li; D X-Q Dai

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 280.00

    Biomechanical engineering enables wearers to achieve the highest level of comfort, fit and interaction from their clothing as it is designed with the mechanics of the body in mind. This enables products to be developed that are specifically designed for the mechanics of their end purpose (e.g. sports bra) as well as the everyday movement of the body.... more...

  • Metric Pattern Cutting for Children's Wear and Babywearby Winifred Aldrich

    Wiley 2012; US$ 52.99

    This fourth edition of Metric Pattern Cutting for Children’s Wear and Babywear remains the standard text book but has three majorimprovements. First, the sections have been re-organised to reflect changes in producing and marketing children’s clothes. Today’s popularity of easy-fitting styles and knitted fabrics means that basic... more...

  • Fashion Supply Chain Management Using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technologiesby W. K. Wong; Z. X. Guo

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 205.00

    Fashion Supply Chain Management Using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technologies looks at the application of RFID technologies in such areas as order allocation, garment manufacturing, product tracking, distribution and retail. As supply chains in the textiles and fashion industry become ever more complex and global, and as the shift to... more...

  • Composite Nonwoven Materialsby Dipayan Das; Behnam Pourdeyhimi

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 200.00

    Composite nonwoven materials are versatile materials with a variety of applications, including hygiene, medicine and filtration. This important book provides a technical resource for professionals and academics in the field. It explores these materials in terms of fiber types used, manufacturing processes, structure, and physical properties. The... more...

  • Carr and Latham's Technology of Clothing Manufactureby David J. Tyler

    Wiley 2009; US$ 74.99

    The processes of modern clothing manufacture are explained here, alongside the equipment used. Latest developments are described as well as established methods. Manual, mechanised and automated processes are explained and their comparative advantages for certain purposes are considered as well as the applications of computer control and robotics.... more...

  • Plunkett's Apparel & Textiles Industry Almanac 2010by Jack W. Plunkett

    Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2010; US$ 299.99

    Vital to businesses of all types, advertising, marketing and branding are covered in-depth in this important volume, from mass media to direct mail, from online advertising to branding and public relations. Analysis of trends, globalization, technologies, finances. Profiles of the 350 leading companies. more...