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

Innovation and Technology of Women s Intimate Apparel Book

Innovation and Technology of Women s Intimate Apparel


  • Author : W Yu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-01-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845691691

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Innovation and Technology of Women s Intimate Apparel Excerpt :

The intimate apparel business is undergoing major technological change. New measurement and design techniques, combined with innovative materials and production methods, are transforming the range, quality and applications of women’s lingerie. This important book provides an authoritative review of these developments After an introductory chapter on the concept of body beauty, a first group of chapters discuss innovations in the manufacture of brassieres, including developments in breast measurement and sizing, innovations in bra design and improvements in bra pattern technology. The following sequence of chapters reviews key developments in girdles. Topics discussed include innovations in girdle design and use and research on the physiological effects of body shapers. The book concludes by assessing developments in intimate apparel with special functions such as sports bras, and innovation in knitted and seamless intimate apparel. Innovation and technology of women’s intimate apparel is a standard reference for designers and engineers working in this important area of the textile industry. Reviews the technological and innovative developments of ladies intimate apparel Describes the research principles and scientific understandings of size, materials, pattern and fit to achieve functional and technical design Written by leading experts in the field

Digital Manufacturing Technology for Sustainable Anthropometric Apparel Book

Digital Manufacturing Technology for Sustainable Anthropometric Apparel


  • Author : Norsaadah Zakaria
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-06-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 252
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128241783

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Digital Manufacturing Technology for Sustainable Anthropometric Apparel Excerpt :

Digital Manufacturing Technology for Sustainable Anthropometric Apparel is a thorough and practical examination of the state-of-the-art in anthropometric apparel manufacturing technology. The scale of the textiles industry, in economic as well as environmental terms, is so significant that new technologies and techniques that deliver improvements are of great global interest. Consumer preferences and government regulations are causing apparel manufacturers to prioritize sustainable practices, and at a time of unprecedented technological evolution and competitive pressure, integrating these measures with other priorities is a key challenge. By combining the expertise of contributors from the worlds of technology change management and technical textiles engineering, this book provides a unique interdisciplinary resource for organizational as well as technical implementation. Newly developed Industry 4.0 technologies are addressed, along with the latest data collection and analysis methods. Provides practical technical instructions for the implementation of new technologies for 3D body scanning, and anthropometric design and sizing Explains the latest technical methods for the collection of anthropometric data and examines related ethical issues Shows how to integrate anthropometric design methodologies into a full smart manufacturing system

Advanced Knitting Technology Book

Advanced Knitting Technology


  • Author : Subhankar Maity
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-08-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 712
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323855358

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Advanced Knitting Technology Excerpt :

Advanced Knitting Technology provides complete coverage of the latest innovations and developments in knitting technology, including emerging methods as well as the latest best practice for classical processes. Many technologies can be used for the production of cloth such as weaving, knitting, nonwoven, and braiding. Knitting methods are being selected for a growing range of applications due to the spectacular properties of knitted fabric, such as softer tactile quality, higher stretchability, bulkiness, and functional properties that compare favorably with other woven fabrics. Beyond the well-known apparel applications, specially designed knitted structures are uniquely suitable for high performance applications like reinforcement for composites, medical implants, and geotextiles. This book presents recent advances in knitting technology, including structures, properties and applications of knitted fabrics in modern apparel, activewear, composites, medical textiles, and geotextiles. With reference to the latest industry practice, testing, quality and process control methods for knitting technologies are discussed. Advanced Knitting Technology covers recent advances in knitting technology, properties and performance of knitted structures, their applications in apparel and technical fields. Provides detailed and practical instructions for the sustainable production of knitted textiles, including sustainable chemical processing natural dyeing processes, and sustainability analysis methods Draws on the latest research to discuss the future of knitted apparels and high-tech applications of knitted structures as technical textiles Explores the latest applications of AI and machine learning to the knitting process

Sustainable Technologies for Fashion and Textiles Book

Sustainable Technologies for Fashion and Textiles


  • Author : Rajkishore Nayak
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing Limited
  • Release Date : 2019-10
  • Genre: Textile industry
  • Pages : 394
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081028674

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Sustainable Technologies for Fashion and Textiles Excerpt :

Sustainable Technologies for Fashion and Textiles combines the latest academic research and industrial practices to shed light on a wide range of activities that influence how the textiles industry affects the natural environment. Pressure from regulators, customers and other stakeholders has pressed companies to translate general sustainability concepts and ideas into business practices. This is leading to improvements in how the industry consumes water, electricity and chemicals, and to a reduction in the amount of waste generated by textile processes. This book groups approaches to these topics under four themes, fiber, yarn and fabric production, chemical processing, garment manufacturing and recycling. Addresses sustainability challenges that occur throughout the supply chain, from the sourcing of raw materials, to recycling finished products Provides introductions to sustainability--both in general and within the textiles industry--making this topic accessible for readers of all backgrounds Compares the advantages and disadvantages of different approaches to sustainability, helping readers avoid pitfalls when devising their own strategies

Human Body Book

Human Body


  • Author : Karen L. LaBat
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-02-18
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 664
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429619076

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Human Body: A Wearable Product Designer's Guide, unlike other anatomy books, is divided into sections pertinent to wearable product designers. Two introductory chapters include many definitions, an introduction to anatomical terminology, and brief discussions of the body's systems, setting the stage for the remaining chapters. The book is extensively referenced and has a large glossary with both anatomical and design terms making it maximally useful for interdisciplinary collaborative work. The book includes 200 original illustrations and many product examples to demonstrate relationships between wearable product components and anatomy. Exercises introduce useful anatomical, physiological, and biomechanical concepts and include design challenges. Features Includes body region chapters on head and neck, upper torso and arms, lower torso and legs, the mid-torso, hands, feet, and a chapter on the body as a whole Contains short sections on growth and development, pregnancy, and aging as well as sections on posture, gait, and designing total body garments Describes important regional muscles and their actions as well as joint range of motion (ROM) definitions and data with applications to designing motion into wearable products Presents appendices correlating to each body region’s anatomy with instructions for landmarking and measuring the body, a valuable resource for a lifetime of designing

Advances in Usability  User Experience  Wearable and Assistive Technology Book

Advances in Usability User Experience Wearable and Assistive Technology


  • Author : Tareq Z. Ahram
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-07-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1163
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030800918

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Advances in Usability User Experience Wearable and Assistive Technology Excerpt :

This book addresses emerging issues in usability, interface design, human–computer interaction, user experience and assistive technology. It highlights research aimed at understanding human interactions with products, services and systems and focuses on finding effective approaches for improving the user experience. It also discusses key issues in designing and providing assistive devices and services for individuals with disabilities or impairment, offering them support with mobility, communication, positioning, environmental control and daily living. The book covers modeling as well as innovative design concepts, with a special emphasis on user-centered design, and design for specific populations, particularly the elderly. Further topics include virtual reality, digital environments, gaming, heuristic evaluation and forms of device interface feedback (e.g. visual and haptic). Based on the AHFE 2021 Conferences on Usability and User Experience, Human Factors and Wearable Technologies, Human Factors in Virtual Environments and Game Design, and Human Factors and Assistive Technology, held virtually on 25–29 July, 2021, from USA, this book provides academics and professionals with an extensive source of information and a timely guide to tools, applications and future challenges in these fields.

Handbook of Properties of Textile and Technical Fibres Book

Handbook of Properties of Textile and Technical Fibres


  • Author : A. R. Bunsell
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1052
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081018866

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Handbook of Properties of Textile and Technical Fibres Excerpt :

Handbook of Properties of Textile and Technical Fibres, Second Edition introduces tensile properties and failure and testing of fibers, also examining tensile properties and the failure of natural fibers, such as cotton, hemp, flax, agave, wool and silk. Next, the book discusses the tensile properties and failure of synthetic fibers, ranging from polyamide, polyester, polyethylene and carbon fibers. Chapters provide a general background of the fiber, including its manufacture, microstructure, factors that affect tensile properties and methods to improve tensile failure. With its distinguished editor and international contributors, this book is an important reference for fiber scientists, textile technologists, engineers and academics. Offers up-to-date coverage of new and advanced materials for the fiber and textile industries Reviews structure-property relationships of high-performance natural, synthetic polymer and inorganic fibers Offers a range of perspectives on the tensile properties of fibers from an international team of authors with diverse expertise in academic research and in textile development and manufacture

The Impact and Prospects of Green Chemistry for Textile Technology Book

The Impact and Prospects of Green Chemistry for Textile Technology


  • Author : Shahid ul-Islam
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-11-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 568
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081024928

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The Impact and Prospects of Green Chemistry for Textile Technology Excerpt :

The Impact and Prospects of Green Chemistry for Textile Technology provides a review and summary of the role of green chemistry in textiles, including the use of green agents and sustainable technologies in different textile applications. The book systematically covers the history and chemistry of eco-friendly colorants, chitin, chitosan, cyclodextrin, biomordants, antimicrobial, UV protective, flame retardant, insect repellant textiles, and advanced pre- and post- treatment technologies, such as the sonochemistry and plasma methods currently employed in functional modifications. The book also pays attention to the remediation of textile effluents using novel, sustainable and inexpensive adsorbents. Written by high profile contributors with many years of experience in textile technology, the book gives engineers and materials scientists in the textile industry the information they need to effectively deploy these green technologies and processes. Introduces green chemistry and sustainable technologies, and explores their role in different textile applications Examines the use of renewable materials, such as biopolymers, dyes and pigments, biomordants, polyphenols and plant extracts in functional finishing applications Deals the functional modification of textiles using state-of-the-art biotechnology and nanotechnology

Textile Manufacturing Processes Book

Textile Manufacturing Processes


  • Author : Faheem Uddin
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2019-08-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 98
  • ISBN 10 : 9781789851052

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Textile Manufacturing Processes Excerpt :

Textile manufacturing is an important subject in textile programs and processing industries. The introduction of manmade and synthetic fibers, such as polyester, nylon, acrylic, cellulose, and Kevlar, among others, has greatly expanded the variety of textile products available today. In addition, new fiber development has brought about new machines for producing yarns, fabrics, and garments. Textile Manufacturing Processes is a collection of academic and research work in the field of textile manufacturing. Written by experts, chapters cover topics such as yarn manufacturing, fabric manufacturing, and garment and technical textiles. This book is useful for students, industry workers, and anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of textile manufacturing.

Advanced Characterization and Testing of Textiles Book

Advanced Characterization and Testing of Textiles


  • Author : Patricia I. Dolez
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-09-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 476
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081004548

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Advanced Characterization and Testing of Textiles Excerpt :

Advanced Characterization and Testing of Textiles explores developments in physical and chemical testing and specific high-performance tests relating to textiles. The book introduces the principles of advanced characterization and testing, including the importance of performance-based specifications in the textiles industry. Chapters are organized by textile properties, providing in-depth coverage of each characteristic. Tests for specific applications are addressed, with the main focus on high-performance and technical textiles. Focuses on advanced testing methods for technical and high-performance textiles, covering state-of-the-art technology in its field Details specific textile properties and associated testing for each characteristic

Smart Textiles for In Situ Monitoring of Composites Book

Smart Textiles for In Situ Monitoring of Composites


  • Author : Vladan Koncar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-10-29
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 422
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081023099

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Smart Textiles for In Situ Monitoring of Composites Excerpt :

Smart Textiles for in situ Monitoring of Composites proposes a ‘smart textile’ approach to help solve the problem of real-time monitoring of the structural health of composites. The book combines textiles, composites and structural health monitoring knowledge to present an integrated approach to the deployment of smart textiles to monitor failure modes in composite materials. It introduces the theory of smart textiles for monitoring and measurement applications, describes established and developing techniques and approaches for using smart textiles for in-situ monitoring, and includes different fiber/matrix combinations and hybrid structures that are all presented using academic research and real-world case studies. As smart textiles are fitted with flexible adapted sensors and actuators that detect stress, deformation, temperature changes, light intensity, and other signals from the environment, this book is a timely resource on the topic. Proposes a ‘smart textile’ approach to in situ monitoring of the structural health of composites where the composite structure’s functionalized reinforcement also plays a role Discusses the impact of this technology on different reinforcement materials and matrices Demonstrates, through a review of research and case studies, the implementation of sensing and measurement systems

Advances in Carpet Manufacture Book

Advances in Carpet Manufacture


  • Author : K K Goswami
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-09-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 558
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081018880

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Advances in Carpet Manufacture Excerpt :

Advances in Carpet Manufacture, Second Edition, discusses the manufacture of carpets, an industry that has evolved over hundreds of years, also exploring the new changes and developments in textile science and manufacturing technology that occur every day. This updated edition provides revised, expanded and updated coverage of carpet manufacturing processes and applications. The book begins by reviewing the different types of carpets and their applications, also exploring the structure and properties of carpet materials. Carpet manufacturing techniques are then reviewed, including a new chapter on tufting and yarn manufacturing techniques, and design and manufacture for handmade carpets. Subsequent chapters review the development of carpets with important properties, including new chapters on carpets for acoustics and sound absorption, carpets with increased fire retardancy and those with antimicrobial and soil-resist finishes. With the variety of topics covered and its international team of contributors, the book offers a valuable and informative reference for technologists in the carpet and associated industries. However, it is also a great resource for researchers and students working in applied textile sciences. Presented by an expert editor with many years of experience in both academic textile research and industry Provides new research, technologies and other developments in carpet manufacture for academics and developers seeking to update their knowledge Includes a strong focus on industry needs and developing areas with market potential

Advanced Textiles for Wound Care Book

Advanced Textiles for Wound Care


  • Author : S. Rajendran
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-09-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 606
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081021934

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Advanced Textiles for Wound Care Excerpt :

Advanced Textiles for Wound Care, Second Edition, provides a detailed review of how textiles are incorporated into wound care applications, also explaining the importance and suitability of using textiles on different wound types. It is an interdisciplinary book which directly links textile technology with advances in wound care. The book discusses new developments and techniques related to antimicrobial dressings, the use of biopolymers in infection control management, advanced dressings for managing cavity and cancerous wounds, and the application of nanofibers and novel textile structures in scaffolds, among other new areas. This updated edition also reflects recent changes in regulatory affairs. The book is essential reading for manufacturers, designers, scientists and producers of wound care materials. It is a valuable resource for professionals within the medical sector, as well as those in academia, enabling materials scientists and engineers in both academia, and at medical device companies, to stay abreast of new technology. Provides a comprehensive introduction to wound care, from the different types of wound and wound healing mechanisms, to the importance of testing in relation to wound care Analyzes the application of textiles to wound healing, covering minor wounds, burns, ulcers and other deep skin wounds Reviews the current use of smart textiles for wound care, including drug delivery dressings and textile-based scaffolds for tissue engineering

Clothing for Children and Teenagers Book

Clothing for Children and Teenagers


  • Author : Norsaadah Zakaria
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-06-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081002544

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Clothing for Children and Teenagers Excerpt :

Clothing for Children and Teenagers: Anthropometry, Sizing and Fit addresses the complexities of developing size specifications for clothing aimed at seven to seventeen year olds. Children and teenagers experience rapid physical growth and alterations in body shape as they develop—changes that pose significant challenges in creating apparel sizing systems. The book begins by introducing the principles of apparel fit and sizing systems. Drawing on the author’s own fieldwork, it goes on to discuss methods of conducting anthropometric surveys in children and teenagers, and techniques for analyzing the resulting data in order to produce successful sizing systems. Introduces the principles of apparel fit and sizing systems, and discusses methods of conducting anthropometric surveys in children and teenagers Offers systematic and comprehensive coverage of the complexities associated with clothing for children and teenagers Reviews techniques in analysis and classification of children and teenagers' body shapes and sizes Covers the development, designation, and validation of an apparel sizing system for children and teenagers