Smart Fibres, Fabrics and Clothing - Woodhead Fibre Series 2 (Hardback)
  • Smart Fibres, Fabrics and Clothing - Woodhead Fibre Series 2 (Hardback)

Smart Fibres, Fabrics and Clothing - Woodhead Fibre Series 2 (Hardback)

Hardback 316 Pages / Published: 18/10/2001
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SMART FIBRES, FABRICS AND CLOTHING starts with a review of the background to smart technology and goes on to cover a wide range of the material science and fiber science aspects of the technology including:

* electrically active polymeric materials and the applications of nonionic polymer gel and elastomers for artificial muscles
* thermally sensitive fibres and fabrics
* cross-linked polyol fibrous substrates
stimuli-responsive interpenetrating polymer network hydrogel
* permeation control through stimuli-responsive polymer membranes
* optical fibre sensors, hollow fibre membranes for gas separation
* integrating fibre-formed components into textile structures
* wearable electronic and photonic technologies
* adaptive and responsive textile structures (ARTS)
* and biomedical applications including the applications of scaffolds in tissue engineering

This book provides a guide to the fundamentals and latest developments in smart technology for textiles and clothing. The contributors represent a distinguished international panel of experts and the book covers many aspects of cutting edge research and development. It gives you insight into technological developments in the field valuable and fascinating.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
ISBN: 9780849311727
Number of pages: 316
Weight: 658 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 24 mm

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