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Textile & fibre technology

See below for a selection of the latest books from Textile & fibre technology category. Presented with a red border are the Textile & fibre technology books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Textile & fibre technology books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Process Management in Spinning

Process Management in Spinning

Author: R. Senthil Kumar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/09/2019

A Straightforward Text Summarizing All Aspects of Process Control Textile manufacturing is one of the largest industries in the world, second only to agriculture. Spinning covers a prominent segment in textile manufacturing, and this budding industry continues to thrive and grow. Process Management in Spinning considers aspect of process management, and offers insight into the process control procedures and methods of spinning. Focusing on the technology as well as the management of the process, it examines both the economic and technological advancements currently taking place in the spinning industry. This text takes a close look at the advancing technology in manufacturing and process, and product quality control. It provides a basic overview of the subject, and also presents applications of this technology for practicing engineers. Incorporates Industry-Based, Real-World Examples The book contains 15 chapters that specifically address the stages of process control, energy management methods, humidification and ventilation systems basics, pollution management, process management tools, productivity, waste control, material handling, and other aspects of spinning mills. It also includes real-time case studies involving typical problems that arise in spinning processes and strategies used to contain them. The author provides a broad outlook on various topics including mixing, winding, raw material and optimizing raw material properties, bale management, yarn engineering systems, processing, and process management systems. He also details the defects associated with each and every process with causes, effects, and control measures. The book addresses process management as it relates to productivity, quality, and costs, as well as process control as it relates to man, machine, and material. Provides the scientific method for optimization/optimizing the

Protective Armor Engineering Design

Protective Armor Engineering Design

Author: Magdi El Messiry Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/09/2019

There is increasing interest in the area of protective vests, either for protection against bullets or protection from the most realistic threats within domestic frontline operations: edged weapon, knives, and medical needles. This volume addresses that need. This new book provides an in-depth survey of the state-of-the-art research and practical techniques in the area of protected fabrics, especially stab-resistant and bulletproof fabrics. The book covers: * The history of protective armor: the long history of the art of protective armor manufacturing. * Materials used for body armor: the design and materials used for soft armor to increase its perforation-resistance utilizing high-performance fibers. * Anti-stab and anti-bullet armor design: the different design parameters required for the design of flexible armor in order to stop high-velocity projectiles. * The comfort of the body armor design: the flexibility, thermal resistivity, and evaporative moisture resistivity through the fabric. * Methods of testing the flexible body armors: testing the components of flexible body armor, according to the level of the protection required, such as NIJ Standards, HOSDB Body Armour Standards for UK Police, and the German SK1 Standard, among others. Written by an expert in textile composite material engineering, this volume fills an important gap in the area of protective fabric against stabbing or bullets and provides invaluable practical knowledge for body armor design.

Green Apparels

Green Apparels

Author: M. Parthiban, M.R. Srikrishnan, P. Kandhavadivu Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/08/2019

This book provides the concept of developing environment friendly and sustainable clothing for the future. The book focuses on the legal regulations, ecological considerations, and different standards recommended by various countries and certifying agencies. It also speaks about the characterization of environment friendly apparel products and the concepts related to the development of earth positive apparels. The book also discusses about the cleaner production technologies for future dwells on novel technological aspects related to wet processing industry.

Advances in Jute Research

Advances in Jute Research

Author: N. Gokarneshan, U. Dhatchayani, M. Maanvizhi Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/08/2019

This book comprehensively reviews significant researches in the area of Jute. For over the years jute fibre had limited areas of application. But researches over the past decade have proved that newer areas of applications are possible. One interesting aspect of jute research is that India has made major contributions in the area, and more particularly West Bengal. The properties of jute fibre have been well investigated and exploited during recent years. I wish to duly acknowledge the authors whose significant contributions have been included in this book to create more awareness among readers regarding the versatility of jute fibre in different areas of applications and to promote the research interest in jute fibre.

Fibres to Smart Textiles

Fibres to Smart Textiles

Author: Asis (Cape Peninsula University of Technology) Patnaik Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/08/2019

Fibres to Smart Textiles: Advances in Manufacturing, Technologies, and Applications offers comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals and advances in the textile and clothing manufacturing sectors. It describes the basics of fibres, yarns, and fabrics and their end use in the latest developments and applications in the field and addresses environmental impacts from textile processes and how to minimize them. This book serves as a single comprehensive source discussing textile fibres, yarn formation, filament formation techniques, woven fabric formation, knitting technologies, nonwoven manufacturing technologies, braiding technologies, and dyeing, printing, and finishing processes. Testing of textile materials, environmental impacts of textile processes and use of CAD and CAM in designing textile products are also included. The book also discusses applications including textile composites and biocomposites, technical textiles, smart textiles, and nanotextiles. With chapters authored by textile experts, this practical book offers guidance to professionals in textile and clothing manufacturing and shows how to avoid potential pitfalls in product development.

Fibres to Smart Textiles

Fibres to Smart Textiles

Author: Asis (Cape Peninsula University of Technology) Patnaik Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/08/2019

Fibres to Smart Textiles: Advances in Manufacturing, Technologies, and Applications offers comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals and advances in the textile and clothing manufacturing sectors. It describes the basics of fibres, yarns, and fabrics and their end use in the latest developments and applications in the field and addresses environmental impacts from textile processes and how to minimize them. This book serves as a single comprehensive source discussing textile fibres, yarn formation, filament formation techniques, woven fabric formation, knitting technologies, nonwoven manufacturing technologies, braiding technologies, and dyeing, printing, and finishing processes. Testing of textile materials, environmental impacts of textile processes and use of CAD and CAM in designing textile products are also included. The book also discusses applications including textile composites and biocomposites, technical textiles, smart textiles, and nanotextiles. With chapters authored by textile experts, this practical book offers guidance to professionals in textile and clothing manufacturing and shows how to avoid potential pitfalls in product development.

Structure and Mechanics of Textile Fibre Assemblies

Structure and Mechanics of Textile Fibre Assemblies

Author: Peter (Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Auburn University, USA) Schwartz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/08/2019

Structure and Mechanics of Textile Fibre Assemblies, Second Edition, offers detailed information on all aspects of textile structure and mechanics. This new edition is updated to include the latest technology and techniques, as well as fiber assembly for major application areas. Chapters discuss the mechanics of materials and key mechanical concepts, such as stress, strain, bending and shear, but also examine structure and mechanics in-depth, including fabric type, covering yarns, woven fabrics, knitted fabrics, nonwovens, tufted fabrics, textile composites, laminated and coated textile fabrics, and braided structures. Finally, structure and mechanics are approached from the viewpoint of key applications areas. This book will be an essential source of information for scientists, technologists, engineers, designers, manufacturers and R&D managers in the textile industry, as well as academics and researchers in textiles and fiber science.

Mechanics of Fibrous Materials and Applications

Mechanics of Fibrous Materials and Applications

Author: Catalin Picu Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/08/2019

The book explores the state of the art in the mechanics of fibrous media, providing an overview of the theoretical, modelling and practical aspects of designing and working with these materials. It also describes the advanced methods needed to handle their specific features, including the mechanics of generalized continua, dedicated homogenization methods and computational techniques, and presents applications of fibrous media to diverse fields and over a broad spectrum of scales, ranging from aeronautics to biomechanics.

Melt Electrospinning

Melt Electrospinning

Melt Electrospinning: A Green Method to Produce Superfine Fibers introduces the latest results from a leading research group in this area, exploring the structure, equipment polymer properties and spinning conditions of melt electrospinning. Sections introduce the invention of melt electrospinning, including the independent development of centrifugal melt electrospinning and upward melt electrospinning, discuss electro magnetization of melt and the testing method of fiber performance by means of different polymers and self-designed devices, cover simulation, and introduce principle methods and improvement measures of centrifugal melt electrospinning.

Warp Knitted Fabrics Construction

Warp Knitted Fabrics Construction

Author: Yordan (Hochschule Niederrhein,Monchengladbach, Germany) Kyosev Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/08/2019

The aim of this book is to provide the background of the warp knitting patterning with a large amount of simulated 3D images of the structures, corresponding to the modern available tools for this. The warp knitted structures can have very complex architectures and very limited understanding exists on how they are built. The pattern book will allow the readers to look at complex pattern with marked separated yarns with different colours to understand how they are bound while searching for relations between the architectures and their properties. It also includes architecture of the warp knitted structures along with technical know-how of production of these structures on machines.

Finite Element Modeling of Textiles in Abaqus (TM) CAE

Finite Element Modeling of Textiles in Abaqus (TM) CAE

Author: Izabela (Ghent University, Belgium) Ciesielska-Wrobel Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/07/2019

The aim of the book is to provide engineers with a practical guide to Finite Element Modelling (FEM) in Abaqus CAE software. The guide is in the form of step-by-step procedures concerning yarns, woven fabric and knitted fabrics modelling, as well as their contact with skin so that the simulation of haptic perception between textiles and skin can be provided. The specific modelling procedure will be proceeded by a theoretical background concerning mechanical characteristics of the modelled elements or phenomena. Models will be validated and discussed. In addition, virtual object tests results will be presented and compared to the outcome of the modelling process.

Environmental Footprints of Recycled Polyester

Environmental Footprints of Recycled Polyester

Author: Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/07/2019

This book examines the environmental footprints of recycled polyesters, highlighting the benefits and impact of recycling polyester waste and preparing it to replace virgin polyester in the raw material stage. It also discusses the importance of recycled polyester as a sustainable raw material in textile production.