Functional Clothing Design: From Sportswear to Spacesuits

Functional Clothing Design: From Sportswear to Spacesuits

by Susan Watkins, Lucy Dunne



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857854674
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 01/29/2015
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Susan M. Watkins is Professor Emeritus in Apparel Design from Cornell University, USA, and Designer and Manager of Portable Environments, LLC, a consulting company focused on protective clothing design.

Lucy E. Dunne is Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota, USA, where she sits on the faculty of Design, Housing, and Apparel and Human Factors and Ergonomics, as well as holding affiliate membership in the graduate faculties of Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the Institute for Health Informatics.

Table of Contents

About the Illustrations
Chapter 1. User-Centered Design
Chapter 2. Providing Mobility in Clothing
Chapter 3. Materials
Chapter 4. Smart Clothing and Wearable Technology
Chapter 5. Thermal Protection
Chapter 6. Impact Protection
Chapter 7: Living and Working in Hazardous Environments
Chapter 8. Enhancing and Augmenting Body Functions
Chapter 9. Commercial product development and production
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