Textiles Polymers and Composites for Buildings

Written By G Pohl
Textiles  Polymers and Composites for Buildings
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 September 2010
  • ISBN : 1845699998
  • Pages : 512 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Textiles Polymers and Composites for Buildings written by G Pohl which was release on 27 September 2010, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Textiles, polymers and composites are increasingly being utilised within the building industry. This pioneering text provides a concise and representative overview of the opportunities available for textile, polymer and composite fibres to be used in construction and architecture. The first set of chapters examine the main types and properties of textiles, polymers and composites used in buildings. Key topics include the types and production of textiles, the use of polymer foils and fibre reinforced polymer composites as well as textiles and coatings for tensioned membrane structures. The second part of the book presents a selection of applications within the building industry. Chapters range from the use of textiles in tensile structures, sustainable building concepts with textile materials, innovative composite-fibre applications for architecture, to smart textile and polymer fibres for structural health monitoring. With its distinguished editor and team of international contributors, Textiles, polymers and composites for buildings is an important reference for architects, fabric manufacturers, fibre-composite experts, civil engineers, building designers, academics and students. Provides a concise and representative overview of the opportunities available for textile, polymer and composite fibres to be used in construction Provides an insight into how high-tech textiles already influence our daily lives as well as potential applications in modern buildings Features a thorough discussion of technical characteristics and requirements of textiles used for buildings and construction

Textiles Polymers and Composites for Buildings

Textiles  Polymers and Composites for Buildings
  • Author : G Pohl
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-09-27
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 1845699998
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Summary : Textiles, polymers and composites are increasingly being utilised within the building industry. This pioneering text provides a concise and representative overview of the opportunities available for textile, polymer and composite fibres to be used in construction and architecture. The first set of chapters examine the main types and properties of ...

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 : 1845699998
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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 ...

Fibrous and Composite Materials for Civil Engineering Applications

Fibrous and Composite Materials for Civil Engineering Applications
  • Author : R Fangueiro
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-04-19
  • Total pages : 420
  • ISBN : 1845699998
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Summary : The use of fibrous materials in civil engineering, both as structural reinforcement and in non-structural applications such as geotextiles, is an important and interesting development. Fibrous and composite materials for civil engineering applications analyses the types and properties of fibrous textile and structures and their applications in reinforcement and civil ...

Green Composites for Automotive Applications

Green Composites for Automotive Applications
  • Author : Georgios Koronis,Arlindo Silva
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-11-10
  • Total pages : 332
  • ISBN : 1845699998
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Summary : Green Composites for Automotive Applications presents cutting-edge, comprehensive reviews on the industrial applications of green composites. The book provides an elaborative assessment of both academic and industrial research on eco-design, durability issues, environmental performance, and future trends. Particular emphasis is placed on the processing and characterization of green composites, specific ...

Smart Textile Coatings and Laminates

Smart Textile Coatings and Laminates
  • Author : William C Smith
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-11-29
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 1845699998
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Summary : Smart Textile Coatings and Laminates, Second Edition, reviews a variety of topics regarding textile coatings and laminates to provide a stimulus for developing new and improved textile products. It addresses coating and laminating processes and techniques and base fabrics and their interaction in coated fabrics. Other sections discuss the different ...

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 : 1845699998
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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 ...

The International Handbook of FRP Composites in Civil Engineering

The International Handbook of FRP Composites in Civil Engineering
  • Author : Manoochehr Zoghi
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2013-09-26
  • Total pages : 706
  • ISBN : 1845699998
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Summary : Fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites have become an integral part of the construction industry because of their versatility, enhanced durability and resistance to fatigue and corrosion, high strength-to-weight ratio, accelerated construction, and lower maintenance and life-cycle costs. Advanced FRP composite materials are also emerging for a wide range of civil infrastructure ...

Primary and Secondary Manufacturing of Polymer Matrix Composites

Primary and Secondary Manufacturing of Polymer Matrix Composites
  • Author : Kishore Debnath,Inderdeep Singh
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-18
  • Total pages : 252
  • ISBN : 1845699998
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Summary : This book offers an insight into the primary and secondary manufacturing of different class of polymer matrix composites (PMCs). The major focus is on the fabrication of a variety of PMCs with substantial coverage of various processing techniques and related advantages and limitations. The book also describes secondary manufacturing processes ...

Advances in Filament Yarn Spinning of Textiles and Polymers

Advances in Filament Yarn Spinning of Textiles and Polymers
  • Author : Dong Zhang
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-02-15
  • Total pages : 230
  • ISBN : 1845699998
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Summary : Advances in Filament Yarn Spinning of Textiles and Polymers reviews the different types of spinning techniques for synthetic polymer-based fibers, and issues such as their effect on fiber properties, including melt, dry, wet, and gel spinning. Synthetic polymer-based fibers are used in a great variety of consumer and industrial textile ...

Fiber Technology for Fiber Reinforced Composites

Fiber Technology for Fiber Reinforced Composites
  • Author : M. Ozgur Seydibeyoglu,Amar K. Mohanty,Manjusri Misra
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-05-22
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1845699998
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Summary : Fiber Technology for Fiber-Reinforced Composites provides a detailed introduction to fiber reinforced composites, explaining the mechanics of fiber reinforced composites, along with information on the various fiber types, including manufacturing of fibers (starting from monomers and precursors), fiber spinning techniques, testing of fibers, and surface modification of fibers. As material ...

High Performance Technical Textiles

High Performance Technical Textiles
  • Author : Roshan Paul
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-02-19
  • Total pages : 504
  • ISBN : 1845699998
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Summary : An authentic resource for the fundamentals, applied techniques, applications and recent advancements of all the main areas of technical textiles Created to be a comprehensive reference, High Performance Technical Textiles includes the review of a wide range of technical textiles from household to space textiles. The contributors—noted experts in ...

Textile Fibre Composites in Civil Engineering

Textile Fibre Composites in Civil Engineering
  • Author : Thanasis Triantafillou
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-02-08
  • Total pages : 470
  • ISBN : 1845699998
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Summary : Textile Fibre Composites in Civil Engineering provides a state-of-the-art review from leading experts on recent developments, the use of textile fiber composites in civil engineering, and a focus on both new and existing structures. Textile-based composites are new materials for civil engineers. Recent developments have demonstrated their potential in the ...

Fabric Structures in Architecture

Fabric Structures in Architecture
  • Author : J Llorens
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-03-28
  • Total pages : 868
  • ISBN : 1845699998
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Summary : Fabric Structures in Architecture covers the varying ways textiles and their properties are used in building construction, with particular focus given to tensile structures. The text begins with the fundamental principles of textiles, including the origins of fabric architecture, then progressing to a discussion of the modern textiles of today. ...

Fibrous and Textile Materials for Composite Applications

Fibrous and Textile Materials for Composite Applications
  • Author : Sohel Rana,Raul Fangueiro
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-01-22
  • Total pages : 394
  • ISBN : 1845699998
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Summary : This book focuses on the fibers and textiles used in composite materials. It presents both existing technologies currently used in commercial applications and the latest advanced research and developments. It also discusses the different fiber forms and architectures, such as short fibers, unidirectional tows, directionally oriented structures or advanced 2D- ...

Biaxial Testing for Fabrics and Foils

Biaxial Testing for Fabrics and Foils
  • Author : Paolo Beccarelli
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-01-30
  • Total pages : 138
  • ISBN : 1845699998
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Summary : This book offers a well-structured, critical review of current design practice for tensioned membrane structures, including a detailed analysis of the experimental data required and critical issues relating to the lack of a set of design codes and testing procedures. The technical requirements for biaxial testing equipment are analyzed in ...