Improving Comfort in Clothing

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

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  • Author : Guowen Song
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 496 pages
  • ISBN : 085709064X
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Improving Comfort in Clothing

Improving Comfort in Clothing
  • Author : Guowen Song
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 January 2011
GET THIS BOOKImproving Comfort in Clothing

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

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 : 20 June 2019
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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 to improve quality. New materials and discoveries in the study of thermal comfort necessitate the need for standard improvements and update. The development of international standards and the unification of

Protective Clothing

Protective Clothing
  • Author : F. Wang,Chuansi Gao
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 04 August 2014
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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 or cold). This book reviews key types of protective clothing, technologies for heating and cooling and, finally, modeling aspects of thermal stress and strain. Explores different types of protective clothing,

Textiles for Sportswear

Textiles for Sportswear
  • Author : Roshan Shishoo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 May 2015
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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 smart textiles in sportswear are then examined, from intelligent materials to wearable technology. Final sections of the text explore comfort in sportswear, sportswear for protection, and recent advances in sportswear

Textiles, Identity and Innovation: Design the Future

Textiles, Identity and Innovation: Design the Future
  • Author : Gianni Montagna,Cristina Carvalho
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 03 October 2018
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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 proposing important innovations that need a presentation, discussion and maturation space that is comprehensive and above all inter- and transdisciplinary. Presently, the disciplinary areas where the textile area is present

Thermal Protective Clothing for Firefighters

Thermal Protective Clothing for Firefighters
  • Author : Guowen Song,Sumit Mandal,René Rossi
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 27 August 2016
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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 occurs to firefighters’ bodies when exposed to such thermal environments are analyzed. Furthermore, the development of various high performance fibers and fabrics for thermal protective clothing is discussed. The test

Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors

Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Author : Ravindra S. Goonetilleke,Waldemar Karwowski
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 22 June 2017
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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 injuries from repetition, vibration, force, and posture are the most common types of issues examined, along with their design implications. The book explores a wide range of topics in physical

Firefighters' Clothing and Equipment

Firefighters' Clothing and Equipment
  • Author : Guowen Song,Faming Wang
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 07 December 2018
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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, clothing design, and evaluation. Covered topics include protection and comfort requirements for firefighting clothing and equipment, testing methods, standards and performance evaluation, smart firefighting clothing for first responders and numerical

Energy Performance in Buildings and Quality of Life

Energy Performance in Buildings and Quality of Life
  • Author : Kristian Fabbri
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 10 December 2020
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Buildings allow several kinds of human activity: work, eat, sleep, play, etc., and they have a role in determining quality of life: ugly and uncomfortable buildings can be the worst place to live. The energy performance of buildings has a special role in improving and guaranteeing quality of life because it concerns architectural design, energy cost, consumption and energy poverty, and thermal comfort—both indoor and outdoor. Following a multidisciplinary approach, we present several case studies and articles about the

Engineering Textiles

Engineering Textiles
  • Author : Yehia Elmogahzy
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 01 November 2019
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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, such as sustainability, the use of nanotechnology, and wearable textiles. Chapters cover the essential concepts of fiber-to-fabric engineering, product development and design of textile products, different types of fibers, yarns

Occupational Safety and Hygiene IV

Occupational Safety and Hygiene IV
  • Author : Pedro M. Arezes,João Santos Baptista,Monica P. Barroso,Paula Carneiro,Patrício Cordeiro,Nelson Costa,Rui B. Melo,A. Sergio Miguel,Gonçalo Perestrelo
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 05 April 2016
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Occupational Safety and Hygiene IV covers a wide variety of topics, including but not limited to:- Occupational Safety- Risk Assessment- Ergonomics- Management Systems- Physical Environment - Construction Safety, and - Human FactorsThis compilation of papers in the domain of occupational safety and hygiene is mainly based on research works carried

Advances in Women’s Intimate Apparel Technology

Advances in Women’s Intimate Apparel Technology
  • Author : Yu Wing Man
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 18 April 2016
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Advances in Women’s Intimate Apparel Technology discusses the design and manufacture of intimate apparel and how the industry is increasingly embracing novel materials, new technologies, and innovations in sizing and fit. The book reviews the ways in which new materials and methods are improving the range, function, and quality of intimate apparel, with particular focus on brassiere design. Part One introduces the advanced materials used for intimate apparel, including novel fabrics and dyes and finishes, along with materials for

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 : 08 October 2018
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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 by explaining how a comfort-driven focus has led the industry to embrace knitted fabric as a popular choice of constructional material. Using examples of leading brands, it outlines the basic

Anthropometry, Apparel Sizing and Design

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  • Author : Norsaadah Zakaria,Deepti Gupta
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 05 October 2019
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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 include in-depth coverage of sizing and fit for specific groups and applications. Sections cover the development of sizing systems, classification and body types, the use of anthropometric data, body measurement

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