Intelligent Textiles and Clothing

Intelligent Textiles and Clothing

by H Mattila

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845691622
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 07/28/2006
Series: Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 528
File size: 13 MB
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About the Author

Dr Heikki Mattila is Professor of Textile and Clothing Technology at Tampere University of Technology, Finland.

Table of Contents

Intelligent textiles and clothing – a part of our intelligent ambience; Methods and models for intelligent garment design. Part 1 Phase change material: Introduction to phase change materials; Intelligent textiles with PCMs; The use of phase change materials in outdoor clothing. Part 2 Shape memory materials: Introduction to shape memory materials; Temperature sensitive shape memory polymers for smart textile applications; Development of shape memory alloy fabrics for composite structures; Study of shape memory polymer films for breathable textiles; Engineering textile and clothing aesthetics using shape changing materials. Part 3 Chromic and conductive materials: Introduction to chromic materials; Solar textiles, production and distribution of electricity coming from solar radiation; Introduction to conductive materials; Formation of electrical circuits in textile structures; Stability enhancement of polypyrrole coated textiles; Electrical, morphological and electromechanical properties of conductive polymers fibres (yarns); Multipurpose textile based sensors; Textile micro system technology. Part 4 Applications: Wear care – usability of intelligent materials in work wear; Intelligent textiles for medical and monitoring applications; Context aware textiles for wearable health assistants; Intelligent garments in pre-hospital emergency care; Intelligent textiles for children; Wearable biofeedback systems; Applications for woven electrical fabrics.

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