Fabric Science 9/E - Hard Cover / Edition 9

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Overview

With the increasing emphasis on textiles as a major global industry, Fabric Science, 9th Edition continues the long tradition of meeting the needs of both students and professionals in the textile, fashion and related industries. The best-selling introductory text is for students and professionals who need a solid understanding of basic textiles. Amongst other new material, Cohen and Johnson address the effect of textiles and textile products on the environment throughout the text. They address the variety of career opportunities in the design, production, marketing, and merchandising of textiles, apparel, and home products associated with the world of textiles.

New to this Edition

--New chapter "Textiles and the Environment" and discussions throughout the text on the effect of textiles and textile products on the environment
-- New section entitled Industrial Fabrics focusing on fabrics engineered to meet special performance requirements such as seat belts transportation, bandages medical, protective clothing safety, inflatable building construction
-- Pronunciations of fiber names in other languages
-- Four-color throughout including new and revised line drawings
-- New section "Speaking of Textiles" - includes list of phrases relating to textiles and textile products used specifically in the industry
-- More comprehensive coverage of nanotechnology
-- CD-ROM includes study questions to encourage direct application of the material covered and assignments to provide a learning experience with practical industry application
-- Instructor's Guide provides suggestions for planning the course and using the text in the classroom
-- PowerPoint® Presentation includes lecture slide and four-color front and back views of fabric swatches in the Fabric Science Swatch Kit, 9th Edition

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563678554
  • Publisher: Fairchild Books
  • Publication date: 6/28/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 1,309,423
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Allen C. Cohen is Professor Emeritus of Textile Science at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Ingrid Johnson is a full professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

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Table of Contents

Contents:

The Textile Industry
Fiber Characteristics
Natural and Manufactured Fibers
Yarns and Sewing Threads
Woven Fabrics
Knitted Fabrics
Other Types of Textiles
Textile Dyeing
Textile Printing
Textile Finishing
Care and Renovation of Textiles
Unique Fabrications and Innovations
Textiles for the Interiors
Determining Fabric Quality
Guide to Fabric Selection
Textiles and the Environment NEW
Textile Laws, Regulations and
Trade Agreements

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