Textiles Polymers and Composites for Buildings

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

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  • Author : G Pohl
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 512 pages
  • ISBN : 1845699998
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Textiles, Polymers and Composites for Buildings

Textiles, Polymers and Composites for Buildings
  • Author : G Pohl
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 September 2010
GET THIS BOOKTextiles, Polymers and Composites for Buildings

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

Design and Manufacture of Textile Composites

Design and Manufacture of Textile Composites
  • Author : A C Long
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 05 January 2006
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Textile composites encompass a rather narrow range of materials, based on three-dimensional reinforcements produced using specialist equipment. This book describes the design, manufacture and applications of textile composites. The intention is to describe the broad range of polymer composite materials with textile reinforcements, from woven and non-crimp commodity fabrics to 3-D textiles and their applications. The book gives particular attention to the modelling of textile structures, composites manufacturing methods, and subsequent component performance. This practical book is an invaluable guide

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

Natural Fiber Textile Composite Engineering

Natural Fiber Textile Composite Engineering
  • Author : Magdi El Messiry
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 06 July 2017
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Natural Fiber Textile Composite Engineering sheds light on the area of the natural fiber textile composites with new research on their applications, the material used, the methods of preparation, the different types of polymers, the selection of raw materials, the elements of design the natural fiber textile polymer composites for a particular end use, their manufacturing techniques, and finally their life cycle assessments (LCA). The volume also addresses the important issue in the materials science of how to utilize natural

Textiles for Advanced Applications

Textiles for Advanced Applications
  • Author : Bipin Kumar,Suman Thakur
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 20 September 2017
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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 that hoist many new scientific and technological challenges that have never been encountered before. The book emphasizes more on the principles of textile science and technology to provide solutions to

Fatigue of Textile Composites

Fatigue of Textile Composites
  • Author : Valter Carvelli,Stepan V Lomov
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 16 May 2015
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Fatigue of Textile Composites provides a current, state-of-art review on recent investigations on the fatigue behavior of composite materials, mainly those reinforced with textiles. As this particular group of composite materials is extremely important for a wide variety of industrial applications, including automotive, aeronautical, and marine, etc., mainly due to their peculiarities and advantages with respect to unidirectional laminated composites, the text presents comprehensive information on the huge variety of interlacement geometric architectures that are suitable for a broad range

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 : 18 September 2017
GET THIS BOOKPrimary and Secondary Manufacturing of Polymer Matrix Composites

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 such as machining and joining of PMCs and provides the know-how related to developing these techniques. It discusses recently commercialized tools and techniques and highlights the opportunities provided by the

Textile Fibre Composites in Civil Engineering

Textile Fibre Composites in Civil Engineering
  • Author : Thanasis Triantafillou
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 08 February 2016
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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 prefabrication of concrete structures and as a tool for both strengthening and seismic retrofitting of existing concrete and masonry structures, including those of a historical value. The book reviews materials,

Smart Textiles for In Situ Monitoring of Composites

Smart Textiles for In Situ Monitoring of Composites
  • Author : Vladan Koncar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 29 October 2018
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Smart Textiles for in situ Monitoring of Composites proposes a ‘smart textile’ approach to help solve the problem of real-time monitoring of the structural health of composites. The book combines textiles, composites and structural health monitoring knowledge to present an integrated approach to the deployment of smart textiles to monitor failure modes in composite materials. It introduces the theory of smart textiles for monitoring and measurement applications, describes established and developing techniques and approaches for using smart textiles for in-situ

Handbook of Natural Fibres

Handbook of Natural Fibres
  • Author : Ryszard M Kozłowski
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 October 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 indispensible tool in understanding the diverse properties and applications of these important materials. Volume 1: Types, properties and factors affecting breeding and cultivation is an essential guide to a wide range of natural fibres, and highlights key techniques for their improvement. Part one reviews key types and fundamental properties of natural textile fibres. The

Shape Memory Polymers and Textiles

Shape Memory Polymers and Textiles
  • Author : Jinlian Hu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 April 2007
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Shape memory polymers (SMPs) are smart materials that, as a result of an external stimulus such as temperature, can change from a temporary deformed shape back to an original shape. SMPs are finding an increasing use in such areas as clothing where they respond dynamically to changes in heat and moisture levels, ensuring greater comfort for the wearer. Shape memory polymers and textiles provides an authoritative and comprehensive review of these important new materials and their applications. After an introductory

Fibrous and Textile Materials for Composite Applications

Fibrous and Textile Materials for Composite Applications
  • Author : Sohel Rana,Raul Fangueiro
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 22 January 2016
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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- and 3D-textile structures that are used in composite materials. In addition, it examines various synthetic, natural and metallic fibers that are used to reinforce polymeric, cementitious and metallic matrices, as

Textiles for Industrial Applications

Textiles for Industrial Applications
  • Author : R. Senthil Kumar
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 19 April 2016
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An evolution is currently underway in the textile industry and Textile for Industrial Applications is the guidebook for its growth. This industry can be classified into three categories-clothing, home textile, and industrial textile. Industrial textiles, also known as technical textiles, are a part of the industry that is thriving and showing great

Single-Polymer Composites

Single-Polymer Composites
  • Author : Samrat Mukhopadhyay,Bapan Adak
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 21 September 2018
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This book discusses the concept of single polymer composites (SPCs), their preparation, and properties and the main factors which affect the manufacturing of this class of composites. It deals with the leading classes of polymers, chapter wise, which have been majorly explored for manufacturing SPCs – polyolefins, polyesters, polyamides, and LCPs – includes a case study on manufacturing of SPCs, and devotes three chapters to detailed analyses of research on all-cellulose composites. Addressing the concerns of the researchers, it also answers intriguing

Advanced Polymer Composites and Polymers in the Civil Infrastructure

Advanced Polymer Composites and Polymers in the Civil Infrastructure
  • Author : L.C. Hollaway
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 12 July 2001
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In recent years, the fabrication technologies for the production of advanced polymer composites have been revolutionised by sophisticated manufacturing techniques. These methods have enabled polymer composite materials to produce good quality laminates with minimal voids and accurate fibre alignment. This book familiarises and provides a background to the understanding and use of advanced polymer composites in the civil infrastructure; numerous examples have been provided to illustrate the use and versatility of the material. Furthermore, the book discusses the current fabrication