Improving Comfort in Clothing

Written By Guowen Song
Improving Comfort in Clothing
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 January 2011
  • ISBN : 085709064X
  • Pages : 496 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
GET THIS BOOKImproving Comfort in Clothing


Read or download book entitled Improving Comfort in Clothing written by Guowen Song which was release on 20 January 2011, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Wear comfort has been listed as the most important property of clothing demanded by users and consumers according to recent studies. A fundamental understanding of human comfort and a knowledge of how to design textiles and garments to maximise comfort for the wearer is therefore essential in the clothing industry. Improving comfort in clothing reviews the latest developments in the manufacturing of comfortable apparel and discusses methods of improving it in various articles of clothing. The book begins by outlining the fundamentals of human comfort in clothing, from the human perception of comfort in apparel and factors which affect it such as the properties of fibres and fabrics, to laboratory testing, analysing and predicting of the comfort properties of textiles. Part two discusses methods of improving comfort in apparel, from controlling thermal comfort and managing moisture, to enhancing body movement comfort in various garments. Part three reviews methods of improving comfort whilst maintaining function in specific types of clothing such as protective garments, sports wear and cold weather clothing The international team of contributors to Improving comfort in clothing has produced a unique overview of numerous aspects of clothing comfort, provides an excellent resource for researchers and designers in the clothing industry. It will also be beneficial for academics researching wear comfort. Reviews the latest developments in the manufacturing of comfortable apparel and discusses methods of improving fit in various articles of clothing An overview of how to design textiles and garments to maximise comfort begins with factors affecting comfort and properties of fibres and fabrics that contribute to human comfort Improvements in thermal and tactile comfort and moisture management are explored featuring developments in textile surfaces

Improving Comfort in Clothing

Improving Comfort in Clothing
  • Author : Guowen Song
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-01-20
  • Total pages : 496
  • ISBN : 085709064X
GET BOOK

Summary : Wear comfort has been listed as the most important property of clothing demanded by users and consumers according to recent studies. A fundamental understanding of human comfort and a knowledge of how to design textiles and garments to maximise comfort for the wearer is therefore essential in the clothing industry. ...

Standard Methods for Thermal Comfort Assessment of Clothing

Standard Methods for Thermal Comfort Assessment of Clothing
  • Author : Ivana Špelić,Alka Mihelić-Bogdanić,Anica Hursa Šajatović
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-20
  • Total pages : 228
  • ISBN : 085709064X
GET BOOK

Summary : Providing detailed analysis of the thermal comfort assessment of clothing as the basis for developing standards, this book discusses the thermal protective role of clothing as a way of modelling heat transfer from the body, general thermal regulation of humans, and the importance of globally accepted test methods and standards ...

Protective Clothing

Protective Clothing
  • Author : F. Wang,Chuansi Gao
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-08-04
  • Total pages : 500
  • ISBN : 085709064X
GET BOOK

Summary : Protective clothing protects wearers from hostile environments, including extremes of heat and cold. Whilst some types of protective clothing may be designed primarily for non-thermal hazards (e.g. biological hazards), a key challenge in all protective clothing remains wearer comfort and the management of thermal stress (i.e. excessive heat ...

Textiles Identity and Innovation Design the Future

Textiles  Identity and Innovation  Design the Future
  • Author : Gianni Montagna,Cristina Carvalho
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-03
  • Total pages : 454
  • ISBN : 085709064X
GET BOOK

Summary : D_TEX presents itself as a starting point at a crossroads of ideas and debates around the complex universe of Textile Design in all its forms, manifestations and dimensions. The textile universe, allied to mankind since its beginnings, is increasingly far from being an area of exhausted possibilities, each moment ...

Handbook of Medical Textiles

Handbook of Medical Textiles
  • Author : V Bartels
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-08-19
  • Total pages : 608
  • ISBN : 085709064X
GET BOOK

Summary : With a rising population and the increasing range of textiles for medical products, the need to understand and improve medical textiles is gaining in importance. The Handbook of medical textiles provides an overview of the different types of medical textiles currently available as well as specific information on more specialised ...

Anthropometry Apparel Sizing and Design

Anthropometry  Apparel Sizing and Design
  • Author : Norsaadah Zakaria,Deepti Gupta
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-10-05
  • Total pages : 444
  • ISBN : 085709064X
GET BOOK

Summary : Anthropometry, Apparel Sizing and Design, Second Edition, reviews techniques in anthropometry, sizing system developments, and their applications to clothing design. The book addresses the need for the improved characterization of population size, weights and the shapes of consumers. This new edition presents the very latest advances, and is expanded to ...

Latest Material and Technological Developments for Activewear

Latest Material and Technological Developments for Activewear
  • Author : Joanne Yip
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing Limited
  • Release Date : 2020-05
  • Total pages : 250
  • ISBN : 085709064X
GET BOOK

Summary : Latest Material and Technological Developments for Activewear provides comprehensive coverage of academic research and industrial advances in this fast-moving field. As society becomes more health conscious, athleisure and sportswear have arrived as key fashion items in the global apparel market. In this book, designers and material scientists will find information ...

High Performance Technical Textiles

High Performance Technical Textiles
  • Author : Roshan Paul
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-02-19
  • Total pages : 504
  • ISBN : 085709064X
GET BOOK

Summary : An authentic resource for the fundamentals, applied techniques, applications and recent advancements of all the main areas of technical textiles Created to be a comprehensive reference, High Performance Technical Textiles includes the review of a wide range of technical textiles from household to space textiles. The contributors—noted experts in ...

Advances in Women s Intimate Apparel Technology

Advances in Women   s Intimate Apparel Technology
  • Author : Yu Wing Man
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-04-18
  • Total pages : 190
  • ISBN : 085709064X
GET BOOK

Summary : 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 ...

Personal Protective Equipment for Chemical Biological and Radiological Hazards

Personal Protective Equipment for Chemical  Biological  and Radiological Hazards
  • Author : Eva F. Gudgin Dickson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-09-25
  • Total pages : 348
  • ISBN : 085709064X
GET BOOK

Summary : Personal protective equipment (PPE) is critical for those dealing with toxic, infectious, and radioactive materials. An easily accessible guide for professionals and researchers in all PPE fields, this book takes a fresh look at how PPE is designed, selected, and used in today's emergency response environment where users may need ...

Design of Clothing Manufacturing Processes

Design of Clothing Manufacturing Processes
  • Author : Jelka Geršak
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-07-31
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 085709064X
GET BOOK

Summary : The era of mass manufacturing of clothing and other textile products is coming to an end; what is emerging is a post-industrial production system that is able to achieve the goal of mass-customised, low volume production, where the conventional borders between product design, production and user are beginning to merge. ...

Advanced Knitting Technology

Advanced Knitting Technology
  • Author : Subhankar Maity,Sohel Rana,Pintu Pandit,Kunal Singha
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-08-22
  • Total pages : 712
  • ISBN : 085709064X
GET BOOK

Summary : 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 ...

Sustainable Apparel

Sustainable Apparel
  • Author : Richard Blackburn
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-08-28
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 085709064X
GET BOOK

Summary : Sustainability is an issue that increasingly concerns all those involved in the apparel industry, including textile manufacturers, apparel designers, retailers and consumers. This important book covers recent advances and novel technologies in the key areas of production, processing and recycling of apparel. Part One addresses sustainable finishing and dyeing processes ...

Textile Based Energy Harvesting and Storage Devices for Wearable Electronics

Textile Based Energy Harvesting and Storage Devices for Wearable Electronics
  • Author : Xing Fan,Nannan Zhang,Yi Wang
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-10-20
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 085709064X
GET BOOK

Summary : Textile-Based Energy Harvesting and Storage Devices for Wearable Electronics Discover state-of-the-art developments in textile-based wearable and stretchable electronics from leaders in the field In Textile-Based Energy Harvesting and Storage Devices for Wearable Electronics, renowned researchers Professor Xing Fan and his co-authors deliver an insightful and rigorous exploration of textile-based energy ...

Occupational Safety and Hygiene IV

Occupational Safety and Hygiene IV
  • Author : Pedro M. Arezes,João Santos Baptista,Monica P. Barroso,Paula Carneiro,Patrício Cordeiro,Nelson Costa,Rui B. Melo,A. Sergio Miguel,Gonçalo Perestrelo
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-05
  • Total pages : 636
  • ISBN : 085709064X
GET BOOK

Summary : Occupational Safety and Hygiene IV covers a wide variety of topics, including but not limited to:- Occupational Safety- Risk Assessment- Ergonomics- Management Systems- Physical Environment - Construction Safety, and - Human FactorsThis compilation of papers in the domain of occupational safety and hygiene is mainly based on research works ...