Engineering Textiles - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781845690489, 9781845695415

Engineering Textiles

1st Edition

Integrating the Design and Manufacture of Textile Products

Authors: Y El Mogahzy
Hardcover ISBN: 9781845690489
eBook ISBN: 9781845695415
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 25th November 2008
Page Count: 560
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Table of Contents

Part 1 Concepts of fabric engineering, product development and design: Introduction: Textile fiber-to-fabric engineering; Textile engineering principles and concepts; Textile product development: Basic concepts and critical factors; Textile product design; Textile product design conceptualization: Basic elements and tools; Textile product design analysis and modeling. Part 2 Material selection: Material selection for textile product design; Structure, characteristics and types of fiber for textile product design; Structure and types of yarns for textile product design; Types of fabric for textile product design; Finishing processes for fibrous assemblies in textile product design. Part 3 Development and applications of fibrous products: Development of traditional textile fiber products; Development of technical textile products: Materials and applications; Development of textile fiber products for transportation applications; Development of textile fiber products for medical and protection applications.


Description

Part 1 Concepts of fabric engineering, product development and design: Introduction: Textile fiber-to-fabric engineering; Textile engineering principles and concepts; Textile product development: Basic concepts and critical factors; Textile product design; Textile product design conceptualization: Basic elements and tools; Textile product design analysis and modeling. Part 2 Material selection: Material selection for textile product design; Structure, characteristics and types of fiber for textile product design; Structure and types of yarns for textile product design; Types of fabric for textile product design; Finishing processes for fibrous assemblies in textile product design. Part 3 Development and applications of fibrous products: Development of traditional textile fiber products; Development of technical textile products: Materials and applications; Development of textile fiber products for transportation applications; Development of textile fiber products for medical and protection applications.

Key Features

  • Reviews aspects of product development and design conceptualisation for both technical and traditional textiles
  • Analyses material selection including structure and characteristics of various fibres
  • Examines the development of fibrous products for transportation, medical and protection applications

Readership

Engineers in all fields, including textiles, material, mechanical, electrical, civil, chemical, polymer and fiber; Textile technologists and fiber scientists; Those involved in research and development of both traditional and new-generation textile products


Details

No. of pages:
560
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781845695415
Hardcover ISBN:
9781845690489

About the Authors

Y El Mogahzy Author

Dr Yehia El Mogahzy is Professor of Polymer and Fiber Engineering at the College of Engineering, Auburn University, USA. To date, he has published hundreds of scientific articles, two books, many book chapters and two patents. Dr El Mogahzy’s experience combines both engineering and business applications in various industries related to design, manufacturing, and quality control. He has also been a consultant for major international companies.

Affiliations and Expertise

Auburn University, USA