Smart Textiles for Protection

Written By R Chapman
Smart Textiles for Protection
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 10 December 2012
  • ISBN : 0857097628
  • Pages : 416 pages
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Download or read book entitled Smart Textiles for Protection by author: R Chapman which was release on 10 December 2012 and published by Elsevier with total page 416 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Smart textiles are materials and structures that sense and react to environmental conditions or stimuli, and their integration into protective clothing has led to the development of products with greatly enhanced protective capabilities in hazardous situations. Smart textiles for protection provides a comprehensive analysis of smart materials used in producing protective textiles, and explores a wide range of end-use protective applications. Part one reviews smart materials and technologies. Beginning with an overview of smart textiles for protection, this section goes on to discuss types of materials, surface treatments and the use of nanofibres and smart barrier membranes. The application of sensors, actuators and computer systems in smart protective textiles is explored, followed by a review of biomimetic approaches to design. Part two investigates specific applications of smart textiles for protection. Smart technology for personal protective equipment and clothing, smart protective textiles for older people and smart high-performance textiles for protection in construction and geotechnical applications are all discussed in depth, as is the use of smart textiles in the protection of armoured vehicles and in protective clothing for fire fighters and first responders. The final chapter describes recent advances in chemical and biological protective clothing. With its distinguished editor and international team of expert contributors, Smart textiles for protection is an essential guide for all those involved in the design, development and application of protective smart textiles. Provides a comprehensive analysis of smart materials used in producing protective textiles, and explores a wide range of end-use protective applications Discusses types of materials, surface treatments and the use of nanofibres and smart barrier membranes as well as the application of sensors, actuators and computer systems in smart protective textiles Investigates specific applications of smart textiles for protection, including smart high-performance textiles for protection in construction and geotechnical applications

Smart Textiles for Protection

Smart Textiles for Protection
  • Author : R Chapman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-12-10
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 0857097628
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Summary : Smart textiles are materials and structures that sense and react to environmental conditions or stimuli, and their integration into protective clothing has led to the development of products with greatly enhanced protective capabilities in hazardous situations. Smart textiles for protection provides a comprehensive analysis of smart materials used in producing ...

Intelligent Textiles and Clothing for Ballistic and NBC Protection

Intelligent Textiles and Clothing for Ballistic and NBC Protection
  • Author : Paul Kiekens,Sundaresan Jayaraman
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-01-03
  • Total pages : 220
  • ISBN : 0857097628
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Summary : This volume describes the latest developments in protective clothing against nearly any kind of threat for both military and civilians. It deals with protection through the use of nanotechnology, interactive clothing and biotechnological processes. Factors such as comfort and ballistics are also considered in the book, and several practical examples ...

Smart Textiles and Their Applications

Smart Textiles and Their Applications
  • Author : Vladan Koncar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-04-22
  • Total pages : 746
  • ISBN : 0857097628
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Summary : Smart Textiles and Their Applications outlines the fundamental principles of applied smart textiles, also reporting on recent trends and research developments. Scientific issues and proposed solutions are presented in a rigorous and constructive way that fully presents the various results, prototypes, and case-studies obtained from academic and industrial laboratories worldwide. ...

Intelligent Textiles for Personal Protection and Safety

Intelligent Textiles for Personal Protection and Safety
  • Author : Sundaresan Jayaraman,Paul Kiekens,Ana Marija Grancaric
  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release Date : 2006-01-01
  • Total pages : 147
  • ISBN : 0857097628
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Summary : "Terrorism has become an integral part of everyday life in recent years and has dramatically affected the quality of life for individuals in society. Technology is the key to combating terrorism and protecting ordinary citizens, first responders and soldiers, among others, from danger. The area of intelligent or smart textiles ...

Smart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare

Smart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare
  • Author : Lieva Van Langenhove
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-02-21
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0857097628
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Summary : Smart or intelligent textiles are a relatively novel area of research within the textile industry with enormous potential within the healthcare industry. This book provides a unique insight into recent developments in how smart textiles are being used in the medical field. The first part of the book assesses trends ...

Textiles for Protection

Textiles for Protection
  • Author : Richard A. Scott
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2005-10-30
  • Total pages : 784
  • ISBN : 0857097628
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Summary : In today’s climate there is an increasing requirement for protective textiles, whether for personal protection, protection against the elements, chemical, nuclear or ballistic attack. This comprehensive book brings together the leading protective textiles experts from around the world. It covers a wide variety of themes from materials and design, ...

Electronic Textiles

Electronic Textiles
  • Author : Tilak Dias
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-04-28
  • Total pages : 156
  • ISBN : 0857097628
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Summary : The integration of electronics into textiles and clothing has opened up an array of functions beyond those of conventional textiles. These novel materials are beginning to find applications in commercial products, in fields such as communication, healthcare, protection and wearable technology. Electronic Textiles: Smart Fabrics and Wearable Technology opens with ...

Textiles for Advanced Applications

Textiles for Advanced Applications
  • Author : Bipin Kumar,Suman Thakur
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2017-09-20
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 0857097628
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Summary : This book presents a global view of the development and applications of technical textiles with the description of materials, structures, properties, characterizations, functions and relevant production technologies, case studies, challenges, and opportunities. Technical textile is a transformative research area, dealing with the creation and studies of new generations of textiles ...

Textiles for Sportswear

Textiles for Sportswear
  • Author : Roshan Shishoo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-05-28
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 0857097628
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Summary : Textiles for Sportswear is an important book that systematically covers key trends in design and materials, the use of novel and smart fabrics, and a range of specific applications. The book begins by surveying the principles of textile applications in sport, including design, materials, and production technology. The uses of ...

Wearables Smart Textiles Smart Apparel

Wearables  Smart Textiles   Smart Apparel
  • Author : Paret Dominique,Pierre Crego
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-11-27
  • Total pages : 372
  • ISBN : 0857097628
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Summary : Wearables, Smart Textiles & Smart Apparel, the first book of its kind on the topic, is divided into two major themes, wearables that are part of the large textile family and those that are not. It provides a broad overview of topics, markets, applications, benefits, fears and technologies, also emphasizing the ...

Handbook of Technical Textiles

Handbook of Technical Textiles
  • Author : A. Richard Horrocks,Subhash C. Anand
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-03-09
  • Total pages : 452
  • ISBN : 0857097628
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Summary : 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 ...

Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles

Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles
  • Author : Shahid ul-Islam,Bhupendra Singh Butola
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-06-11
  • Total pages : 678
  • ISBN : 0857097628
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Summary : Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles explores the latest research in the use of textile materials for protective clothing. The book’s international roster of researchers in industry and academia describe innovative applications in defense, medical, sports, fire protection, radiation protection, and more. This book is an invaluable resource for ...

Shape Memory Polymers and Textiles

Shape Memory Polymers and Textiles
  • Author : Jinlian Hu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-04-30
  • Total pages : 360
  • ISBN : 0857097628
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Summary : Shape memory polymers (SMPs) are smart materials that, as a result of an external stimulus such as temperature, can change from a temporary deformed shape back to an original shape. SMPs are finding an increasing use in such areas as clothing where they respond dynamically to changes in heat and ...

Textiles in Sport

Textiles in Sport
  • Author : Roshan Shishoo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2005-08-29
  • Total pages : 376
  • ISBN : 0857097628
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Summary : The technical developments in the sports clothing industry has resulted in the use of functional textiles for highly-specialised performances in different sports. Developments include thermal and functional properties and coated and laminated clothes. With bio- and smart materials providing such a strong focus in the textile industry generally, companies are ...

Smart and Interactive Textiles

Smart and Interactive Textiles
  • Author : Pietro Vincenzini,Cosimo Carfagna
  • Publisher : Trans Tech Publications Ltd
  • Release Date : 2012-09-11
  • Total pages : 182
  • ISBN : 0857097628
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Summary : The 25 peer-reviewed papers collected here together offer a plenitude of up-to-date information on “Smart and Interactive Textiles”. Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS). The papers are conveniently arranged into: Chapter 1: Adaptive/Active Textiles, Chapter 2: E-Textiles, Chapter 3: Manufacturing and Applications....