Friction in Textile Materials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781855739208, 9781845694722

Friction in Textile Materials

1st Edition

Editors: B S Gupta
Hardcover ISBN: 9781855739208
eBook ISBN: 9781845694722
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 2nd June 2008
Page Count: 488
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Table of Contents

Part 1 Understanding friction in textiles: Textile fiber morphology, structure and properties in relation to friction; Fundamental concepts of friction and lubrication affecting textile fibers; Friction behaviour of fibrous materials used in textiles; Stick-slip phenomena in textiles; Experimental methods for analyzing friction in textiles. Part 2 Friction in particular textile fibers and processes: Friction and surface characteristics of cotton fibers; Friction, felting and shrink-proofing of wool; Friction and surface characteristics of synthetic fibers; The role of fiber friction in staple fiber processing; Friction in woven fabrics; Finishes and treatments to control friction in textile fibers; Boundary lubrication phenomena in coated textile surfaces.


Description

Part 1 Understanding friction in textiles: Textile fiber morphology, structure and properties in relation to friction; Fundamental concepts of friction and lubrication affecting textile fibers; Friction behaviour of fibrous materials used in textiles; Stick-slip phenomena in textiles; Experimental methods for analyzing friction in textiles. Part 2 Friction in particular textile fibers and processes: Friction and surface characteristics of cotton fibers; Friction, felting and shrink-proofing of wool; Friction and surface characteristics of synthetic fibers; The role of fiber friction in staple fiber processing; Friction in woven fabrics; Finishes and treatments to control friction in textile fibers; Boundary lubrication phenomena in coated textile surfaces.

Key Features

  • An authoritative review of friction, its management and control

Readership

The textile industry and those researching this important topic


Details

No. of pages:
488
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781845694722
Hardcover ISBN:
9781855739208

About the Editors

B S Gupta Editor

Dr Bhupender S. Gupta is Professor of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science at North Carolina State University, USA. Professor Gupta is internationally renowned for his research in textile science.

Affiliations and Expertise

North Carolina State University, USA