Description

Clothing comfort is one of the most important attributes of textile materials. This book starts with an introduction to clothing comfort discussing comfort and the wearer’s attitude, and human–clothing interactions. Chapters go on to discuss related aspects including psychology and comfort, neurophysiological processes in clothing comfort, tactile aspects, thermal and moisture transmission, and garment fit. Science in clothing comfort is an essential reference for fibre, fabric and clothing manufacturers alike.

Table of Contents

Introduction to clothing comfort; Psychology and comfort; Neurophysiological processes in clothing comfort; Tactile aspects of clothing comfort; Thermal transmission; Moisture transmission; Dynamic heat and mass transmission; Garment fit and comfort.

Details

No. of pages:
250
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing India
Print ISBN:
9781845697891

About the authors

Apurba Das

Dr Apurba Das is Professor in the Department of Textile Technology at Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi. He has completed his Ph. D. from the same department. He has joined IIT Delhi in 2002 as a faculty after working in the textile industries and in a research organization. He has large number of research publications in different refereed journals and conferences. He has authored several books and many chapters in bestsellers in textiles.

R Alagirusamy

Dr R. Alagirusamy is Professor in the Department of Textile Technology at Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi. He has completed his Ph.D. from Georgia Tech, USA. He has authored several chapters in bestsellers in textiles and possesses several research papers published in reputed national and international journals.