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- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 255.00
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...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 240.00
Knitted textiles and apparel represent approximately one third of the global textile market. This book provides an updated reference to Knitting technology, with specific focus on the developments in knitted fabric production and textile applications. The first set of chapters begin with a brief review of the fundamental principles of knitting, including... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 230.00
One of the greatest challenges for the apparel industry is to produce garments that fit customers properly. Anthropometry, Apparel Sizing and Design addresses the need for improved characterization of our populations in order to tailor garments according to size, weight, and shape of consumers. This book reviews techniques in anthropometry, sizing... more...
- Book Enclave 2008; US$ 45.00
It has been hard to attempt to sustain a global view while writing this book. Whatever the failings, we feel confident that the condensing of the subject into one useful set of references will provide something that has not been available before. Probably more a book to dip into than one to read end-to-end, we hope also that the diversity of materials... more...
- 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...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 7.98
London is a centre of cutting-edge fashion - in Buttoned-Up , the creators of 'the best fashion mag out there', Fantastic Man , tell the story of London style through the history of the button-down shirt - part of a series of twelve books tied to the twelve lines of the London Underground, as Tfl celebrates 150 years of the Tube with Penguin ... more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 255.00
Fashion and beauty have helped shape history and today more than ever, we find ourselves under increasing pressure to think about what we wear, what we look good in and how best to enhance our body shape and size. Behind this seemingly superficial industry, however, lies a technical thinking firmly grounded in science and technology. In one fully comprehensive... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 285.00
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...