Biologically Inspired Textiles

Biomimetic materials are those inspired from nature and implemented into new fibre and fabric technologies. Biologically inspired textiles explores the current state of the art in this research arena and examines how biomimetics are increasingly applied to new textile technologies. Part one discusses the principles, production and properties of biomimetics. Chapters include recombinant DNA technologies and their application for protein production, spinning of fibres from protein solutions and structure/function relationships in spider silk. The second part of the book provides a review of the application of biomimetics to a range of textile applications, including the design of clothing and self cleaning textiles. Written by a distinguished team of international authors, Biologically inspired textiles is a valuable reference for textile technologists, fibre scientists, textile manufacturers and others in academia. Discusses the principles, production and properties of biomimetics Reviews the application of biomimetics to a range of textile disciplines Chapters explore recombinant DNA technologies, spinning of fibres and structure/function relationships in spider silk

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  • Author : A Abbott
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 244 pages
  • ISBN : 1845695089
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Biologically Inspired Textiles

Biologically Inspired Textiles
  • Author : A Abbott,M Ellison
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 September 2008
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Biomimetic materials are those inspired from nature and implemented into new fibre and fabric technologies. Biologically inspired textiles explores the current state of the art in this research arena and examines how biomimetics are increasingly applied to new textile technologies. Part one discusses the principles, production and properties of biomimetics. Chapters include recombinant DNA technologies and their application for protein production, spinning of fibres from protein solutions and structure/function relationships in spider silk. The second part of the book

Bio-Inspired Engineering

Bio-Inspired Engineering
  • Author : Christopher H. M. Jenkins
  • Publisher : Momentum Press
  • Release : 05 December 2011
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More and more, the patterns and scientific principles of natural living systems are being mimicked and exploited in man-made engineered systems and products. That trend is now starting to appear in the curricula design of engineering schools. This will be the first broad-based introduction to the influence of nature and biological systems in how things are designed and made, from new design paradigms and structural systems to "self-healing materials" and "smart" systems and robotics. Presented as a traditional textbook, with

Engineered Biomimicry

Engineered Biomimicry
  • Author : Akhlesh Lakhtakia,Raúl José Martín-Palma
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 24 May 2013
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Engineered Biomimicry covers a broad range of research topics in the emerging discipline of biomimicry. Biologically inspired science and technology, using the principles of math and physics, has led to the development of products as ubiquitous as VelcroTM (modeled after the spiny hooks on plant seeds and fruits). Readers will learn to take ideas and concepts like this from nature, implement them in research, and understand and explain diverse phenomena and their related functions. From bioinspired computing and medical products

System and Circuit Design for Biologically-Inspired Intelligent Learning

System and Circuit Design for Biologically-Inspired Intelligent Learning
  • Author : Temel, Turgay
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 October 2010
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"The objective of the book is to introduce and bring together well-known circuit design aspects, as well as to cover up-to-date outcomes of theoretical studies in decision-making, biologically-inspired, and artificial intelligent learning techniques"--Provided by publisher.

Biomimicry

Biomimicry
  • Author : Janine M. Benyus
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 11 August 2009
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Repackaged with a new Afterword, this "valuable and entertaining" (New York Times Book Review) book explores how scientists are adapting nature's best ideas to solve tough 21st century problems Biomimicry is rapidly transforming life on earth. Biomimics study nature's most successful ideas over the past 3.5 million years, and adapt them for human use. The results are revolutionizing how materials are invented and how we compute, heal ourselves, repair the environment, and feed the world. Janine Benyus takes readers into the

Waterproof and Water Repellent Textiles and Clothing

Waterproof and Water Repellent Textiles and Clothing
  • Author : John T Williams
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 21 November 2017
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Waterproof and Water Repellent Textiles and Clothing provides systematic coverage of the key types of finishes and high performance materials, from conventional wax and silicone, through controversial, but widely used fluoropolymers and advanced techniques, such as atmospheric plasma deposition and sol-gel technology. The book is an essential resource for all those engaged in garment development, production and finishing, and for academics engaged in research into apparel technology and textile science. Rapid innovation in this field is driving new performance demands

Bio-Inspired Wettability Surfaces

Bio-Inspired Wettability Surfaces
  • Author : Zheng Yongmei,Cheng Qunfeng,Hou Yongping,Yuan Chen
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 16 June 2015
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Through natural evolvement in thousands of years, biosurfaces have become highly adaptable to display their biological functions perfectly. Interestingly, they have developed micro-/nanostructures with gradient features to achieve smart wetting controls, such as ultra-hydrophobic water repellency in lotus leaf, directional water collection in wetted spider silk, directional adhesion in superhydrophobic butterfly wing, and fog-collecting hydrophobic/hydrophilic pattern on beetle back. These surfaces provide endless inspiration for the design and fabrication of functional interface materials with unique wettability, generating promising

Nanofinishing of Textile Materials

Nanofinishing of Textile Materials
  • Author : Majid Montazer,Tina Harifi
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 20 June 2018
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Nanofinishing of Textile Materials provides thorough coverage of existing, current and future developments in the field. Sections cover a wide range of nanofinishing mechanisms for improving the fundamental properties of textiles, such as bleaching, scouring, softening and surface activation. Other sections discuss high-performance properties and conventional attributes, such as waterproofing, fire-retardancy and novel applications, including conductivity and magnetism. With two highly regarded and experienced authors bringing together the latest information on nanofinishing technology, this book is essential reading for scientific

Handbook of Natural Fibres

Handbook of Natural Fibres
  • Author : Ryszard M Kozłowski
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 September 2012
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Growing awareness of environmental issues has led to increasing demand for goods produced from natural products, including natural fibres. The two-volume Handbook of natural fibres is an indispensable tool in understanding the diverse properties and applications of these important materials. Volume 2: Processing and applications focuses on key processing techniques for the improvement and broader application of natural fibres. Part one reviews processing techniques for natural fibres. Silk production and the future of natural silk manufacture are discussed, as well as

Biologically Inspired Design

Biologically Inspired Design
  • Author : Ashok K Goel,Daniel A McAdams,Robert B. Stone
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 16 July 2013
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From simple cases such as hook and latch attachments found in Velcro to articulated-wing flying vehicles, biology often has been used to inspire many creative design ideas. The scientific challenge now is to transform the paradigm into a repeatable and scalable methodology. Biologically Inspired Design explores computational techniques and tools that can help integrate the method into design practice. With an inspiring foreword from Janine Benyus, Biologically Inspired Design contains a dozen chapters written by some of the leading scholars

Textiles and Fashion

Textiles and Fashion
  • Author : Rose Sinclair
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 November 2014
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This major textbook is designed for students studying textiles and fashion at higher and undergraduate level, as well as those needing a comprehensive and authoritative overview of textile materials and processes. The first part of the book reviews the main types of natural and synthetic fibres and their properties. Part two provides a systematic review of the key processes involved first in converting fibres into yarns and then transforming yarns into fabrics. Part three discusses the range of range of

Materials Research to Meet 21st-Century Defense Needs

Materials Research to Meet 21st-Century Defense Needs
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,National Materials Advisory Board,Committee on Materials Research for Defense After Next
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 25 March 2003
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In order to achieve the revolutionary new defense capabilities offered by materials science and engineering, innovative management to reduce the risks associated with translating research results will be needed along with the R&D. While payoff is expected to be high from the promising areas of materials research, many of the benefits are likely to be evolutionary. Nevertheless, failure to invest in more speculative areas of research could lead to undesired technological surprises. Basic research in physics, chemistry, biology, and

Electronic Textiles

Electronic Textiles
  • Author : Tilak Dias
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 28 April 2015
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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 an initiation to the area from the editor, Tilak Dias. Part One introduces conductive fibres, carbon nano-tubes and polymer yarns. Part Two discusses techniques for integrating textiles and electronics, including

Antimicrobial Textiles

Antimicrobial Textiles
  • Author : Gang Sun
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 11 April 2016
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Antimicrobial textiles have attracted a great deal of interest in recent years due to their potential for reducing the transmission of infection in medical and healthcare environments. Antimicrobial properties can also improve the performance and lifespan of consumer products, and so these fabrics are increasingly finding applications in the wider textile and apparel industry. This book provides systematic coverage of the technologies and materials required for developing these important textiles. In Part One, chapters address key issues and technologies in