Advances in Silk Science and Technology Book
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Advances in Silk Science and Technology


  • Author : Arindam Basu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-04-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782423249

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Advances in Silk Science and Technology Excerpt :

The remarkable properties of silk fibres have gained them a prominent place in the field of technical textiles. Advances in Silk Science and Technology explores recent developments in silk processing, properties and applications. Techniques for manufacturing spider silk are also discussed and the current and future applications of this fibre are reviewed. Part One focuses on the properties and processing of silk from both silkworms and spiders. It addresses recent advances in our understanding of the properties of silk and offers systematic coverage of the processing of silk from spinning through to finishing, as well as an analysis of quality testing for silk fibres, yarns and fabrics. Part Two then addresses important applications of silk from silkworms and spiders, and includes chapters on the use of silk in polymer matrix composites and in different kinds of biomaterial. The book concludes with a chapter on developments in the use of silk waste. Reviews the properties of silk from both silkworms and spiders Offers systematic coverage of the processing of silk from spinning through to finishing Cover a range of applications, including on the use of silk in polymer matrix composites and in different kinds of biomaterial

Frontiers in Silk Science and Technology Book

Frontiers in Silk Science and Technology


  • Author : Nicola Maria Pugno
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release Date : 2021-07-27
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9782889710874

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Textiles for Functional Applications Book

Textiles for Functional Applications


  • Author : Bipin Kumar
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2021-12-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN 10 : 9781839686290

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Textiles for Functional Applications Excerpt :

This book offers a detailed understanding of the principles, procedures, equipment, and operation of selected technologies used to manufacture and evaluate intelligent multifunctional textiles and apparel goods. Leading experts from different domains of polymers, fiber production, nanotechnology, and textile chemical finishing address the entire production process by delving into crucial concepts and topics such as the development, characterization, and potential applications of functional materials. Textiles for Functional Applications is an excellent resource for researchers, designers, and academics who want to learn more about designing feasible functional textiles.

Processing of Green Composites Book

Processing of Green Composites


  • Author : Pawan Kumar Rakesh
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-03-15
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 123
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811360190

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Processing of Green Composites Excerpt :

This book is a collection of chapters focusing on green composite materials. The selection of natural fibers and polymer matrix materials, and the bonding between them forms an essential aspect of this book. The book discusses the chemical treatment of natural fibers and their compatibility with different matrix materials. The growing applications of composites in every day life ranging from automobiles to aerospace are also discussed. The book highlights the importance of processing of natural fiber reinforced composite materials to enhance their mechanical strength and performance. The contents of this book will be beneficial for students, researchers and industry professionals working on composite materials.

Advances in Women   s Intimate Apparel Technology Book

Advances in Women s Intimate Apparel Technology


  • Author : Yu Wing Man
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-04-18
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 190
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782423904

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Advances in Women s Intimate Apparel Technology Excerpt :

Advances in Women’s Intimate Apparel Technology discusses the design and manufacture of intimate apparel and how the industry is increasingly embracing novel materials, new technologies, and innovations in sizing and fit. The book reviews the ways in which new materials and methods are improving the range, function, and quality of intimate apparel, with particular focus on brassiere design. Part One introduces the advanced materials used for intimate apparel, including novel fabrics and dyes and finishes, along with materials for wiring and embellishments. Part Two discusses the role of seamless technology in intimate apparel production, covering lamination, moulding, and seamless knitting. Finally, Part Three reviews advances in design, fit, and performance. Provides systematic and comprehensive coverage on key trends in intimate apparel technology Presents chapters that follow a coherent sequence, beginning with advanced materials, then discussing new manufacturing techniques, and finishing with coverage of performance and fit“/li> Focuses on the needs of the apparel industry, covering materials, manufacturing, and design aspects Written by distinguished author and professor Winnie Yu who is the Director of the ACE Style Institute of Intimate Apparel at Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Advances in Bio Based Fiber Book

Advances in Bio Based Fiber


  • Author : Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-12-09
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 834
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128245446

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Advances in Bio Based Fiber Excerpt :

Advances in Bio-Based Fibres: Moving Towards a Green Society describes many novel natural fibers, their specific synthesis and characterization methods, their environmental sustainability values, their compatibility with polymer composites, and a wide range of innovative commercial engineering applications. As bio-based fiber polymer composites possess excellent mechanical, electrical and thermal properties, along with highly sustainable properties, they are an important technology for manufacturers and materials scientists seeking to improve the sustainability of their industries. This cutting-edge book draws on the latest industry practice and academic research to provide advice on technologies with applications in industries, including packaging, automotive, aerospace, biomedical and structural engineering. Provides technical data on advanced material properties, including electrical and rheological Gives a comprehensive guide to appraising and applying this technology to improve sustainability, including lifecycle assessment and recyclability Includes advice on the latest modeling techniques for designing with these materials

Electrospinning Book

Electrospinning


  • Author : Sajjad Haider
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2016-12-21
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 166
  • ISBN 10 : 9789535128212

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Electrospinning Excerpt :

This is a timely, an informative, an interesting, and a well-managed book. The book not only offers an in-depth review of the current status of the knowledge of electrospinning and its biomedical applications but also discusses the emerging ideas and features, both from the East and West, with a focus on the needless electrospinning for the production of uniform fibers. The book is equally helpful to the experts of this field, who wish to enhance their understanding of the emerging technologies, and to the new comers, who can use this book as a reference.

Silk  Materials  Processes  and Applications Book

Silk Materials Processes and Applications


  • Author : Narendra Reddy
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-11-16
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 226
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128196878

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Silk Materials Processes and Applications Excerpt :

Silk: Materials, Processes, and Applications addresses the latest research on the structure and properties of silk fibers, properties of silk-based materials, and cutting edge-related industrial practices. It pays particular attention to mulberry silk, but unconventional silks such as spider silk and marine silk fibers are also covered. Although silk is one of the oldest known fibers, new research continues to shed light on its properties, leading it to be applied in new contexts particularly in the medical field, and new non-textile areas. In addition to structural and mechanical qualities, this book also includes a great deal of new research on the chemical modifications of silk fibers, and other processing methods. With a focus on practical methodologies, this is the most readable and readily applicable book on silk so far, making it a perfect guide for readers with a range of backgrounds. Addresses the fundamental differences between mulberry, spider, and wild silks Describes silk fiber and non-fiber forms, including hydrogels and films In-depth coverage of silk-processing methods provides the perfect starting point for biotechnologists interested in the use of silk for non-textile applications

ICCAP 2021 Book

ICCAP 2021


  • Author : A Mohan
  • Publisher : European Alliance for Innovation
  • Release Date : 2021-12-22
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 2763
  • ISBN 10 : 9781631903304

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ICCAP 2021 Excerpt :

This proceeding constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Combinatorial and Optimization, ICCAP 2021, December 7-8, 2021. This event was organized by the group of Professors in Chennai. The Conference aims to provide the opportunities for informal conversations, have proven to be of great interest to other scientists and analysts employing these mathematical sciences in their professional work in business, industry, and government. The Conference continues to promote better understanding of the roles of modern applied mathematics, combinatorics, and computer science to acquaint the investigator in each of these areas with the various techniques and algorithms which are available to assist in his or her research. We selected 257 papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 741 submissions. The presentations covered multiple research fields like Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, internet technology, smart health care etc., brought the discussion on how to shape optimization methods around human and social needs.

Transplantation  Bioengineering  and Regeneration of the Endocrine Pancreas Book

Transplantation Bioengineering and Regeneration of the Endocrine Pancreas


  • Author : Giuseppe Orlando
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-10
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128148327

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Transplantation Bioengineering and Regeneration of the Endocrine Pancreas Excerpt :

Transplantation, Bioengineering, and Regeneration of the Endocrine Pancreas, Volume 2, sets a new standard in transplant and regenerative medicine. The book details the state-of-the-art in modern islet auto-transplantation, also discussing current progress in regenerative medicine research in diabetes medicine. Regenerative medicine is changing the premise of solid organ transplantation, hence this volume catalogs technologies being developed and methods being implemented. Bioengineering and regenerating beta cells, clinical pancreas and islet transplantation, tissue engineering, biomaterial sciences, stem cell biology and developmental biology are all addressed and applied directly to diabetes medicine. Provides comprehensive and cutting-edge knowledge of whole pancreas and islet transplantation Addresses imaging, treatment, scaffold technology, the use of stem cells to generate insulin, 3D printing, and more Offers an update on the progress of regenerative medicine research aimed at beta cell replacement for the treatment of diabetes

Fibres to Smart Textiles Book

Fibres to Smart Textiles


  • Author : Asis Patnaik
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-08
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 390
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429821929

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Fibres to Smart Textiles Excerpt :

Fibres to Smart Textiles: Advances in Manufacturing, Technologies, and Applications offers comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals and advances in the textile and clothing manufacturing sectors. It describes the basics of fibres, yarns, and fabrics and their end use in the latest developments and applications in the field and addresses environmental impacts from textile processes and how to minimize them. This book serves as a single comprehensive source discussing textile fibres, yarn formation, filament formation techniques, woven fabric formation, knitting technologies, nonwoven manufacturing technologies, braiding technologies, and dyeing, printing, and finishing processes. Testing of textile materials, environmental impacts of textile processes and use of CAD and CAM in designing textile products are also included. The book also discusses applications including textile composites and biocomposites, technical textiles, smart textiles, and nanotextiles. With chapters authored by textile experts, this practical book offers guidance to professionals in textile and clothing manufacturing and shows how to avoid potential pitfalls in product development.

Advances in 3D Textiles Book

Advances in 3D Textiles


  • Author : Xiaogang Chen
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-05-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 404
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782422198

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Advances in 3D Textiles Excerpt :

Advances in 3D Textiles presents the most recent advances in the production of three-dimensional fibrous structures and how their use has resulted in the creation of novel fabrics and applications. The text covers a wide range of fabric types, including their structures, properties, and uses in the textiles industry. Beginning with the various types of woven three-dimensional fabrics, the text then examines 3-D knitted, braided, and non-woven textiles, and the main applications and uses of three-dimensional textiles. Presents the most recent advances in the production of three-dimensional fibrous structures and how their use has resulted in the creation of novel fabrics and applications Examines many types of 3-D textiles, including knitted, braided, and non-woven textiles, and the main uses of three-dimensional textiles Covers their structures, properties, and uses within the textiles industry

Advances in Textile Biotechnology Book

Advances in Textile Biotechnology


  • Author : V Nierstrasz
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-09-01
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857090232

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Advances in Textile Biotechnology Excerpt :

Biotechnology has impacted the textiles industry through the development of more efficient and environmentally friendly manufacturing processes, as well as enabling the design of improved textile materials. This book will provide a thorough overview of current and future focuses of biotechnology in the fibre and textile industry. Part one of the book opens with a review of technologies involved in textile biotechnology. Chapters explore the design and engineering of novel enzymes for textile applications and developments in processes and equipment for enzymatic textile treatments. Part two investigates the modification of particular fibres through the use of biotechnology. Key topics include the treatment of wool and silk fibres and the enzymatic treatment versus conventional processing of cotton. With expert contributions from leaders in their fields, Advances in textile biotechnology is a comprehensive guide for those in the textile and fibre industry, as well as experts in the biology, chemical and environmental engineering industries. Provides a thorough overview of current and future focuses of biotechnology in the fibre and textile industry Explores production of enzymes, searching for efficient production systems and also documents the advantages and limitations associated with the process Reviews the debate surrounding enzymatic treatment versus conventional processing of cotton along with engineering of plants for improved fibre qualities

Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials  Physico Chemical and Mechanical Characterization Book

Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials Physico Chemical and Mechanical Characterization


  • Author : Vijay Kumar Thakur
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-01-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 688
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119224327

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Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials Physico Chemical and Mechanical Characterization Excerpt :

The Handbook of Composites From Renewable Materials comprises a set of 8 individual volumes that brings an interdisciplinary perspective to accomplish a more detailed understanding of the interplay between the synthesis, structure, characterization, processing, applications and performance of these advanced materials. The handbook covers a multitude of natural polymers/ reinforcement/ fillers and biodegradable materials. Together, the 8 volumes total at least 5000 pages and offers a unique publication. This 3rd volume of the Handbook is solely focused on the Physico-Chemical and Mechanical Characterization of renewable materials. Some of the important topics include but not limited to: structural and biodegradation characterization of supramolecular PCL/HAP nano-composites; different characterization of solid bio-fillers based agricultural waste material; poly (ethylene-terephthalate) reinforced with hemp fibers; poly (lactic acid) thermoplastic composites from renewable materials; chitosan –based composite materials: fabrication and characterization; the use of flax fiber reinforced polymer (FFRP) composites in the externally reinforced structures for seismic retrofitting monitored by transient thermography and optical techniques; recycling and reuse of fiber reinforced polymer wastes in concrete composite materials; analysis of damage in hybrid composites subjected to ballistic impacts; biofiber reinforced acrylated epoxidized soybean oil (AESO) biocomposites; biopolyamides and high performance natural fiber-reinforced biocomposites; impact of recycling on the mechanical and thermo-mechanical properties of wood fiber based HDPE and PLA composites; lignocellulosic fibers composites: an overview; biodiesel derived raw glycerol to value added products; thermo-mechanical characterization of sustainable structural composites; novel pH sensitive composite hydrogel based on functionalized starch/clay for the controlled release of amoxicillin; preparation and characteri

Advances in Smart Medical Textiles Book

Advances in Smart Medical Textiles


  • Author : Lieva van Langenhove
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-12-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782424000

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Advances in Smart Medical Textiles Excerpt :

Advances in Smart Medical Textiles: Treatments and Health Monitoring provides comprehensive coverage on smart textiles, the emerging and important materials that are finding applications in the fields of medicine and healthcare. The book explores the range of smart textiles available for use in medicine and the transfer of these innovative technologies into medical applications. Early chapters survey various smart fibers, fabrics, and finishes, while subsequent sections focus on the role of smart textiles in treating patients, from wound care to rehabilitation, and the use of textile-based sensors and wearable electronics for monitoring patient health. Provides a comprehensive review of the materials used in smart medical textiles Analyzes the application of these textiles in medical treatments and sensors for health monitoring Covers the range of international research in the field and keeps focus on the needs of the textile industry