Engineering Textiles - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780081024881

Engineering Textiles

2nd Edition

Integrating the Design and Manufacture of Textile Products

Authors: Yehia Elmogahzy
Paperback ISBN: 9780081024881
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st November 2019
Page Count: 496
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Table of Contents

Part I Concepts of fabric engineering, product development and design
1. Introduction: textile fiber-to-fabric engineering
2. Textile engineering principles and concepts
3. Textile product development: basic concepts and critical factors
4. Textile product design
5. Textile product design conceptualization: Basic elements and tools
6. Textile product design analysis and modelling
7. The sustainability aspects of textile products

Part II Material selection
8. Material selection for textile product design
9. Structure, characteristics and types of fiber for textile product design
10. Structure and types of yarn for textile product design
11. Types of fabric for textile product design
12. Finishing processes for fibrous assemblies in textile product design

Part III Development and applications of fibrous products
13. Development of traditional textile fiber products
14. Development of technical textile products: Materials and applications
15. Development of textile fiber products for transportation applications
16. Development of textile fiber products for medical and protection applications
17. Nanotechnology in developing textile products


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 and fabrics, the structure, characteristics and design of textiles, and the development of products for specific applications, including both traditional and technical textiles.

This book is an innovative and highly valuable source of information for anyone engaged in textile product design and development, including engineers, textile technologists, manufacturers, product developers, and researchers and students in textile engineering.

Key Features

  • Presents an integrated approach to textile product design and development
  • Guides the reader from initial principles and concepts, to cutting-edge applications
  • Includes cutting-edge design concepts and major new technologies


Engineers across textiles, polymer science, and fiber science; textile technologists, manufacturers and product developers; researchers and students in textile engineering


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About the Authors

Yehia Elmogahzy Author

Dr. Yehia E. Elmogahzy is currently Visiting Professor at Montclair State University, New Jersey. He was previously Dean of Math, Science, and Technology, at Ocean County College, New Jersey (2009-13), Professor of Polymer Engineering at Auburn University, Alabama (1986-2009), and Site Director at the National Textile Research Center (2007-09). Dr. Elmogahzy has been involved in leading research and teaching in textiles for 30 years. He is also a Member of the American Society for Quality Control (ASQC).

Affiliations and Expertise

Visiting Professor, Montclair State University, New Jersey, USA