Improving Comfort in Clothing

Written By Guowen Song
Improving Comfort in Clothing
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 January 2011
  • ISBN : 085709064X
  • Pages : 496 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Improving Comfort in Clothing written by Guowen Song which was release on 20 January 2011, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Wear comfort has been listed as the most important property of clothing demanded by users and consumers according to recent studies. A fundamental understanding of human comfort and a knowledge of how to design textiles and garments to maximise comfort for the wearer is therefore essential in the clothing industry. Improving comfort in clothing reviews the latest developments in the manufacturing of comfortable apparel and discusses methods of improving it in various articles of clothing. The book begins by outlining the fundamentals of human comfort in clothing, from the human perception of comfort in apparel and factors which affect it such as the properties of fibres and fabrics, to laboratory testing, analysing and predicting of the comfort properties of textiles. Part two discusses methods of improving comfort in apparel, from controlling thermal comfort and managing moisture, to enhancing body movement comfort in various garments. Part three reviews methods of improving comfort whilst maintaining function in specific types of clothing such as protective garments, sports wear and cold weather clothing The international team of contributors to Improving comfort in clothing has produced a unique overview of numerous aspects of clothing comfort, provides an excellent resource for researchers and designers in the clothing industry. It will also be beneficial for academics researching wear comfort. Reviews the latest developments in the manufacturing of comfortable apparel and discusses methods of improving fit in various articles of clothing An overview of how to design textiles and garments to maximise comfort begins with factors affecting comfort and properties of fibres and fabrics that contribute to human comfort Improvements in thermal and tactile comfort and moisture management are explored featuring developments in textile surfaces

Improving Comfort in Clothing

Improving Comfort in Clothing
  • Author : Guowen Song
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-01-20
  • Total pages : 496
  • ISBN : 085709064X
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Summary : Wear comfort has been listed as the most important property of clothing demanded by users and consumers according to recent studies. A fundamental understanding of human comfort and a knowledge of how to design textiles and garments to maximise comfort for the wearer is therefore essential in the clothing industry. ...

Standard Methods for Thermal Comfort Assessment of Clothing

Standard Methods for Thermal Comfort Assessment of Clothing
  • Author : Ivana Špelić,Alka Mihelić-Bogdanić,Anica Hursa Šajatović
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-20
  • Total pages : 228
  • ISBN : 085709064X
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Summary : Providing detailed analysis of the thermal comfort assessment of clothing as the basis for developing standards, this book discusses the thermal protective role of clothing as a way of modelling heat transfer from the body, general thermal regulation of humans, and the importance of globally accepted test methods and standards ...

Protective Clothing

Protective Clothing
  • Author : F. Wang,Chuansi Gao
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-08-04
  • Total pages : 500
  • ISBN : 085709064X
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Summary : Protective clothing protects wearers from hostile environments, including extremes of heat and cold. Whilst some types of protective clothing may be designed primarily for non-thermal hazards (e.g. biological hazards), a key challenge in all protective clothing remains wearer comfort and the management of thermal stress (i.e. excessive heat ...

Thermal Protective Clothing for Firefighters

Thermal Protective Clothing for Firefighters
  • Author : Guowen Song,Sumit Mandal,René Rossi
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-08-27
  • Total pages : 242
  • ISBN : 085709064X
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Summary : Thermal Protective Clothing for Firefighters explores the materials, design, and usage of thermal protective clothing. The characteristics of fire hazards are discussed in detail, and the thermal environments faced by firefighters in these fire hazards are also examined. The different types of potential burn injuries and the heat stress that ...

Firefighters Clothing and Equipment

Firefighters  Clothing and Equipment
  • Author : Guowen Song,Faming Wang
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-12-07
  • Total pages : 358
  • ISBN : 085709064X
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Summary : Protective clothing and equipment used for firefighters protect them against their harsh working environment loaded with strong thermal hazards, elevated environmental temperatures, low oxygen concentration and smoke. This book describes an in-depth review of firefighting clothing and equipment, and explicitly addresses the performance of protection and comfort in textile engineering, ...

Textiles Identity and Innovation Design the Future

Textiles  Identity and Innovation  Design the Future
  • Author : Gianni Montagna,Cristina Carvalho
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-03
  • Total pages : 454
  • ISBN : 085709064X
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Summary : D_TEX presents itself as a starting point at a crossroads of ideas and debates around the complex universe of Textile Design in all its forms, manifestations and dimensions. The textile universe, allied to mankind since its beginnings, is increasingly far from being an area of exhausted possibilities, each moment ...

Textiles for Sportswear

Textiles for Sportswear
  • Author : Roshan Shishoo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-05-28
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 085709064X
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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 ...

Materials and Technology for Sportswear and Performance Apparel

Materials and Technology for Sportswear and Performance Apparel
  • Author : Steven George Hayes,Praburaj Venkatraman
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-08
  • Total pages : 370
  • ISBN : 085709064X
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Summary : Materials and Technology for Sportswear and Performance Apparel takes a close look at the design and development of functional apparel designed for high-performance sportswear. Implementing materials, performance, technology, and design and marketing, the book examines this rapidly emerging textile market and outlines future directions and growing trends. The book begins ...

Advanced Characterization and Testing of Textiles

Advanced Characterization and Testing of Textiles
  • Author : Patricia I. Dolez,Olivier Vermeersch,Valério Izquierdo
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-09-19
  • Total pages : 476
  • ISBN : 085709064X
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Summary : Advanced Characterization and Testing of Textiles explores developments in physical and chemical testing and specific high-performance tests relating to textiles. The book introduces the principles of advanced characterization and testing, including the importance of performance-based specifications in the textiles industry. Chapters are organized by textile properties, providing in-depth coverage of ...

Manikins for Textile Evaluation

Manikins for Textile Evaluation
  • Author : Rajkishore Nayak,Rajiv Padhye
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-06-15
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 085709064X
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Summary : 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 ...

Indoor Thermal Comfort

Indoor Thermal Comfort
  • Author : Francesca Romana d’Ambrosio Alfano,Boris Igor Palella
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2020-12-07
  • Total pages : 230
  • ISBN : 085709064X
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Summary : As the century begins, natural resources are under increasing pressure, threatening public health and development. As a result, the balance between man and nature has been disrupted, with climatic changes whose effects are starting to be irreversible. Due to the relationship between the quality of the indoor built environment and ...

Engineering Textiles

Engineering Textiles
  • Author : Yehia Elmogahzy
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-11-01
  • Total pages : 462
  • ISBN : 085709064X
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Summary : Engineering Textiles: Integrating the Design and Manufacture of Textile Products, Second Edition, is a pioneering guide to textile product design and development, enabling the reader to understand essential principles, concepts, materials and applications. This new edition is updated and expanded to include new and emerging topics, design concepts and technologies, ...

Latest Material and Technological Developments for Activewear

Latest Material and Technological Developments for Activewear
  • Author : Joanne Yip
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing Limited
  • Release Date : 2020-05
  • Total pages : 250
  • ISBN : 085709064X
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Summary : Latest Material and Technological Developments for Activewear provides comprehensive coverage of academic research and industrial advances in this fast-moving field. As society becomes more health conscious, athleisure and sportswear have arrived as key fashion items in the global apparel market. In this book, designers and material scientists will find information ...

Anthropometry Apparel Sizing and Design

Anthropometry  Apparel Sizing and Design
  • Author : Norsaadah Zakaria,Deepti Gupta
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-10-05
  • Total pages : 444
  • ISBN : 085709064X
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Summary : Anthropometry, Apparel Sizing and Design, Second Edition, reviews techniques in anthropometry, sizing system developments, and their applications to clothing design. The book addresses the need for the improved characterization of population size, weights and the shapes of consumers. This new edition presents the very latest advances, and is expanded to ...

Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors

Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Author : Ravindra S. Goonetilleke,Waldemar Karwowski
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-06-22
  • Total pages : 505
  • ISBN : 085709064X
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Summary : This book reports on the state of the art in physical ergonomics and is concerned with the design of products, process, services, and work systems to assure their productive, safe, and satisfying use by people. With focus on the human body's responses to physical and physiological work demands, repetitive strain ...