Fibers and Textiles as Advanced Materials

  • ID: 4482573
  • Book
  • 1100 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Edited by a leading expert in the field with contributions from experienced researchers in fibers and textiles, this handbook reviews the current state of fibrous materials and provides a broad overview of their use in research and development. Volume One focuses on the classes of fibers, their production and characterization, while the second volume concentrates on their applications, including emerging ones in the areas of energy, environmental science and healthcare.

Unparalleled knowledge of high relevance to academia and industry.
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VOLUME ONE: FIBERS FOR ADVANCED MATERIALS

Introduction

FUNDAMENTALS OF FIBROUS MATERIALS

Classification of Fibers and Their Assemblies

Structures and Properties of Fibers

Advantages of Fibrous Materials

Trends of Fibrous Materials

FIBERS IN NATURAL MATERIALS

In Plants

In Animals Including Silk and Wool

In Humans

In Mines

BIO–BASED FIBROUS MATERIALS

Collagen

Chitosan

Cellulose

Algae

NANO–FIBROUS MATERIALS

Nanofibers and Their Origins

Materials for Nanofibers

Uses of Nanoscale Fibers

Trends of Nanofibers

HIGH PERFORMANCE FIBROUS MATERIALS

Carbon Fibers

Aramid Fibers

Glass Fibers

High Molecular Weight Polyethylene

SMART FIBERS AND THEIR MATERIALS

Memory Fibers

Phase Change Fibers

Conductive Fibers

Optical Fibers

FUNCTIONAL FIBERS AS MATERIALS

Biodegradable Fibers

Super–Absorbent Fibers

Anti–Bacterial Fibers

Environmental –Protective Fibers

Bi Or Multi–Component and Microfibers

PRODUCTION FOR ADVANCED FIBROUS MATERIALS

Fiber Spinning

Yarn Spinning

Fabric Making

Coating and Laminating

Embroidering

CHARACTERIZATION METHODS OF FIBROUS MATERIALS

Structures

Mechanical Properties

Chemical Properties

Functional Testing

Biological Properties

Physical Properties

THEORETICAL STUDY OF FIBROUS MATERIALS

Analytical Modeling

Numerical Modeling

Basic Laws in Textiles

FIBROUS MATERIALS IN INDUSTRY

In Machines

In Processing

In Packaging

In Transportation

VOLUME TWO: FIBERS IN EMERGING MATERIALS

Introduction

FIBROUS MATERIALS IN BIOSCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Biomaterials

Tissue Engineering

Medical Devices

FIBERS AS PHOTONIC MATERIALS

Structural Colors

Illuminating Materials

Optical Devices

Communication

FIBROUS MATERIALS IN ENERGY

Batteries

Supercapacitors

Energy Harvesting

FIBERS WITH CONDUCTIVE PROPERTIES

Wearable Electronics

Industrial Materials

Flexible Devices

FIBERS FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPOSITE

Automotive Materials

Aerospace

Sports

Orthopedics

TEXTILES AS BUILDING MATERIALS

Fiber Reinforced Composites

Textile Structures for Building Materials

Fibers for Building Materials

FIBROUS STRUCTURES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Air Filtration

Biological Separation

Water Purification

Land Protection

FIBER MATERIALS FOR HEALTHCARE

Health Monitoring

Compression Therapy

Thermal Therapy

Protective Clothing

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Jinlian Hu is Professor in The Institute of Textiles and Clothing at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. She obtained her PhD from The University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (now University of Manchester), UK. She has published more than 300 publications and has received numerous scientific awards, including the 2001 Award for Distinguished Achievement from the US Fiber Society. She is a Fellow of the Textile Institute and of the Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel and Editor–in–Chief for Research Journal of Textiles and Apparel.
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