Manikins for Textile Evaluation. The Textile Institute Book Series

  • ID: 3980515
  • Book
  • 416 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Manikins for Textile Evaluation is a key resource for all those engaged in textile and apparel development and production, and for academics engaged in research into textile science and technology. Creating garments that work with the human form, both stationary and in motion, is a complex task that requires extensive testing and evaluation.

Manikins allow for performance testing of textiles in a safe, controlled, and appropriate environment, and are a key element in developing new textile products. Everyday apparel needs to be assessed for comfort, sizing and fit, and ergonomics, while technical and protective garments require extensive safety and performance testing.

Manikins therefore range from simple representations of the human body to complex designs that simulate body temperature, sweating, and motion. Manikins are safe for use in hazardous testing environments, such as fire and flame protection, where wearer trials would be impossible.

This book provides extensive coverage of manikin-based evaluation of protective, heat and flame resistant, medical, and automotive textile applications. The role of manikins in the development of day-to-day garments is also discussed, including fit, comfort, and ergonomics.

The book is a key resource for all those engaged in textile and apparel development and production, and for academics engaged in research into textile science and technology.

  • Delivers theoretical and practical guidance on evaluation using manikins that is of benefit to anyone developing textile products
  • Offers a range of perspectives on high-performance textiles from an international team of authors with diverse expertise in academic research, and textile development and manufacture
  • Provides systematic and comprehensive coverage of the topic from fabric construction, through product development, to the range of current and potential applications that exploit high-performance textile technology

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Part I Introduction

1 Introduction to manikins

Rajkishore Nayak

2 Types of thermal manikin

Yehu Lu, Kalev Kuklane and Chuansi Gao

Part II Manikins for design and display

3 Manikins in shop display

Kalesh Nath Chatterjee, Yamini Jhanji, Shelly Khanna

and Amandeep Manocha

4 Evaluation of fit and size

Norsaadah Zakaria

5 Evaluation of thermo-physiological comfort of clothing using manikins

Sumit Mandal, Simon Annaheim, Martin Camenzind and René M. Rossi

6 Evaluation of ergonomics

Asis Patnaik and Elspa M. Hovgaard

7 Comparison of manikin tests with wearer trials

Rajkishore Nayak and Shadi Houshyar

8 Drape measurement technique using manikins with the help

of image analysis

Awadhesh Kumar Choudhary and Payal Bansal

Part III Manikins for high-performance textiles

9 Evaluation of heat and flame protective performance

of clothing using manikins

Sumit Mandal, Martin Camenzind, Simon Annaheim

and René M. Rossi

10 Evaluation of steam and hot liquid splash protection using thermal

manikins and simulated tests

Yehu Lu

11 Manikins for evaluation of pressure performance

Yong-Rong Wang

12 Manikins for medical textile evaluation

Monica P. Sikka

13 Defense applications of manikins

Ashvani Goyal

14 Automotive applications of manikins

Rajesh Mishra

15 Thermo-physiological simulation

Agnes Psikuta, Simon Annaheim and René M. Rossi

Part IV Associated problems, care, and maintenance and

future directions in manikins

16 Various issues, care, and maintenance of manikins

Vinod Kadam and Rajkishore Nayak

17 Future directions in the use of manikins

Lina Zhai, René M. Rossi and Jun Li

Index
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Nayak, Rajkishore
Dr. Rajkishore Nayak is currently working as a senior lecturer (Fashion Merchandising) at the Centre of Communication and Design, RMIT University, Vietnam. He completed his PhD from the School of Fashion and Textiles, RMIT University, Australia. He has around 15 years of experience in teaching and research related to Fashion and Textiles. He published about 90 peer-reviewed papers in national and international journals. Recently, Rajkishore was awarded with the "RMIT University Research Excellence Award-2015". He also received the "RMIT University Teaching and Research Excellence Award-2012" and "RMIT University International Scholarship-2008". He worked with the School of Fashion and Textiles, RMIT University, Australia from 2012-2016 in teaching and research.
Padhye, Rajiv
Professor Rajiv Padhye is a Director of a Centre for Materials Innovation and Future Fashion at the School of Fashion and Textiles, RMIT University, Australia. He did his PhD from Leeds University, UK. He has several national and international publications in various journals. Rajiv has supervised many PhD and Masters Students and published several book chapters, monogram, journal articles and books. Recently Rajiv has been honored by RMIT University with "Research Leadership” "Research excellence"and "Media Person 2012” awards. In 2003 Textile Institute, Manchester UK, has honoured him with Fellowship of the Textile Institute (FTI).
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