Biologically Inspired Textiles

Written By A Abbott
Biologically Inspired Textiles
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 September 2008
  • ISBN : 1845695089
  • Pages : 244 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Biologically Inspired Textiles written by A Abbott which was release on 30 September 2008, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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. Chapters include recombinant DNA technologies and their application for protein production, spinning of fibres from protein solutions and structure/function relationships in spider silk. The second part of the book provides a review of the application of biomimetics to a range of textile applications, including the design of clothing and self cleaning textiles. Written by a distinguished team of international authors, Biologically inspired textiles is a valuable reference for textile technologists, fibre scientists, textile manufacturers and others in academia. Discusses the principles, production and properties of biomimetics Reviews the application of biomimetics to a range of textile disciplines Chapters explore recombinant DNA technologies, spinning of fibres and structure/function relationships in spider silk

Biologically Inspired Textiles

Biologically Inspired Textiles
  • Author : A Abbott,M Ellison
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2008-09-30
  • Total pages : 244
  • ISBN : 1845695089
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Summary : 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. ...

Waterproof and Water Repellent Textiles and Clothing

Waterproof and Water Repellent Textiles and Clothing
  • Author : John T Williams
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-11-21
  • Total pages : 586
  • ISBN : 1845695089
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Summary : Waterproof and Water Repellent Textiles and Clothing provides systematic coverage of the key types of finishes and high performance materials, from conventional wax and silicone, through controversial, but widely used fluoropolymers and advanced techniques, such as atmospheric plasma deposition and sol-gel technology. The book is an essential resource for all ...

Biotextiles as Medical Implants

Biotextiles as Medical Implants
  • Author : M W King,B S Gupta,R Guidoin
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 1845695089
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Summary : Textiles play a vital role in the manufacture of various medical devices, including the replacement of diseased, injured or non-functioning organs within the body. Biotextiles as medical implants provides an invaluable single source of information on the main types of textile materials and products used for medical implants. The first ...

Textiles and Fashion

Textiles and Fashion
  • Author : Rose Sinclair
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-11-08
  • Total pages : 894
  • ISBN : 1845695089
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Summary : This major textbook is designed for students studying textiles and fashion at higher and undergraduate level, as well as those needing a comprehensive and authoritative overview of textile materials and processes. The first part of the book reviews the main types of natural and synthetic fibres and their properties. Part ...

Handbook of Natural Fibres

Handbook of Natural Fibres
  • Author : Ryszard M. Kozlowski,Maria Mackiewicz-Talarczyk
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-01-25
  • Total pages : 752
  • ISBN : 1845695089
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Summary : The Handbook of Natural Fibres: Volume Two, Processing and Applications, Second Edition provides detailed coverage of the latest processing techniques and industrial applications of a wide range of natural fibers. Natural fibrous resources, both lignocellulosic and protein ones, are renewable, biodegradable, and nontoxic, making them an important source of sustainable ...

Nanofinishing of Textile Materials

Nanofinishing of Textile Materials
  • Author : Majid Montazer,Tina Harifi
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-06-20
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1845695089
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Summary : Nanofinishing of Textile Materials provides thorough coverage of existing, current and future developments in the field. Sections cover a wide range of nanofinishing mechanisms for improving the fundamental properties of textiles, such as bleaching, scouring, softening and surface activation. Other sections discuss high-performance properties and conventional attributes, such as waterproofing, ...

Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials

Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-01-09
  • Total pages : 4252
  • ISBN : 1845695089
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Summary : Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials provides a comprehensive overview, covering research and development on all aspects of renewable, recyclable and sustainable materials. The use of renewable and sustainable materials in building construction, the automotive sector, energy, textiles and others can create markets for agricultural products and additional revenue streams ...

Engineering Applications of Bio Inspired Artificial Neural Networks

Engineering Applications of Bio Inspired Artificial Neural Networks
  • Author : Jose Mira,Juan V. Sanchez-Andres
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 1999-05-19
  • Total pages : 912
  • ISBN : 1845695089
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Summary : This book constitutes, together with its compagnion LNCS 1606, the refereed proceedings of the International Work-Conference on Artificial and Neural Networks, IWANN'99, held in Alicante, Spain in June 1999. The 91 revised papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in the book. This volume is devoted to applications of biologically inspired ...

Electronic Textiles

Electronic Textiles
  • Author : Tilak Dias
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-04-28
  • Total pages : 156
  • ISBN : 1845695089
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Summary : The integration of electronics into textiles and clothing has opened up an array of functions beyond those of conventional textiles. These novel materials are beginning to find applications in commercial products, in fields such as communication, healthcare, protection and wearable technology. Electronic Textiles: Smart Fabrics and Wearable Technology opens with ...

Antimicrobial Textiles

Antimicrobial Textiles
  • Author : Gang Sun
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-04-11
  • Total pages : 372
  • ISBN : 1845695089
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Summary : Antimicrobial textiles have attracted a great deal of interest in recent years due to their potential for reducing the transmission of infection in medical and healthcare environments. Antimicrobial properties can also improve the performance and lifespan of consumer products, and so these fabrics are increasingly finding applications in the wider ...

Sustainable Textiles

Sustainable Textiles
  • Author : Richard Blackburn
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-10-19
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 1845695089
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Summary : Environmental issues are playing an increasingly important role in the textile industry, both from the point of view of government regulation and consumer expectations. Sustainable textiles reviews ways of achieving more sustainable materials and technologies as well as improving recycling in the industry. The first part of the book discusses ...

Woven Textiles

Woven Textiles
  • Author : K Gandhi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-08-13
  • Total pages : 488
  • ISBN : 1845695089
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Summary : Traditionally used in apparel and interior fabrics, woven textiles are increasingly being employed in a variety of technical applications. Woven textiles: Principles, developments and applications provides an essential overview of the manufacture, structure and application of these important textiles. Beginning with an introduction to the fibres and yarns used in ...

Advances in 3D Textiles

Advances in 3D Textiles
  • Author : Xiaogang Chen
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-05-28
  • Total pages : 404
  • ISBN : 1845695089
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Summary : 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 ...

Joining Textiles

Joining Textiles
  • Author : I Jones,G K Stylios
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-01-24
  • Total pages : 624
  • ISBN : 1845695089
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Summary : Understanding the techniques for joining fabrics together in a way that considers durability, strength, leak-tightness, comfort in wear and the aesthetics of the joints is critical to the production of successful, structurally secure fabric products. Joining textiles: Principles and applications is an authoritative guide to the key theories and methods ...

Handbook of Fire Resistant Textiles

Handbook of Fire Resistant Textiles
  • Author : F. Selcen Kilinc
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-05-15
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 1845695089
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Summary : Given its importance to consumer safety, fire resistant textiles are one of the fastest growing sectors in industrial textiles. Handbook of fire resistant textiles provides a comprehensive review of the considerable advances that have occurred in the field of fire resistant textiles in recent years. It draws together scientific and ...