Handbook of Technical Textiles, Vol 2. Edition No. 2. Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles

  • ID: 3452069
  • Book
  • 452 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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The first edition of Handbook of Technical Textiles has been an essential purchase for professionals and researchers in this area since its publication in 2000. With revised and updated coverage, including several new chapters, this revised two volume second edition reviews recent developments and new technologies across the field of technical textiles.

Volume 2 - Technical Textile Applications offers an indispensable guide to established and developing areas in the use of technical textiles. The areas covered include textiles for personal protection and welfare, such as those designed for ballistic protection, personal thermal and fire protection, and medical applications; textiles for industrial, transport and engineering applications, including composite reinforcement and filtration; and the growing area of smart textiles.

- Comprehensive handbook for all aspects of technical textiles
- Provides updated, detailed coverage of processes, fabric structure, and applications
- Ideal resource for those interested in high-performance textiles, textile processes, textile processing, and textile applications
- Many of the original, recognized experts from the first edition update their respective chapters
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1 Textile-reinforced composites

2 Waterproof breathable fabrics

3 Textiles in filtration

4 Geotextiles in civil engineering

5 Textiles for healthcare and medical applications

6 Technical textiles for ballistic protection

7 Technical textiles for knife and slash resistance

8 Technical fibres for heat and flame protection

9 Technical textiles for personal thermal protection

10 Technical textiles for survival

11 Textiles in transportation

12 Smart textiles: Energy generating and harvesting textiles

13 Smart textiles: Smart and genius technologies for textile and performance clothing applications

14 Rope, cord, twine and webbing

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Horrocks, A. RichardDr Richard Horrocks is Research Professor in Textiles at the Centre for Materials Research and Innovation, The University of Bolton.
Anand, Subhash C.Professor Subhash C. Anand MBE is Professor of Technical Textiles at the University of Bolton, UK. He has published over 200 textile research papers and holds six patents in technical textiles. He was awarded Member of Order of British Empire (MBE) for services to higher education and textile industry in 2008.
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