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Textiles for Protection
by Richard A. Scott

Textiles for Protection draws together scientific and technical experts from around the world to produce an important source of current knowledge on textile materials and clothing and their use in the protection of humans in hostile environments.

Features:

  • Provides a comprehensive list of the technical fibers and fabrics available and a survey of the manufacture of yarns and fabrics
  • Explores the emerging field of intelligent textiles and outlines the steps required in selecting materials
  • Discusses protection from chemicals, ultraviolet radiation, fire and extremes in temperature, microorganisms, electrostatic charges, and ballistics threats

Contents

Materials and Design

  1. Overview of protective clothing
  2. Standards for protective textiles
  3. Fashion and function factors affecting the design and use of protective clothing
  4. Steps in the selection of protective clothing materials
  5. Fibres and fabrics for protective textiles
  6. Technical textiles for protection
  7. Intelligent textiles for protection
  8. Surface treatments for protective textiles
  9. Evaluation of protective clothing systems using manikins
  10. Interactions between protection and thermal comfort
  11. Modelling thermal burn injury protection

General Protection Requirements and Applications

  1. Civilian protection and protection of industrial workers from chemicals
  2. Textiles for UV protection
  3. Textiles for protection against cold
  4. Thermal (heat and fire) protection
  5. Microorganism protection
  6. Textiles for respiratory protection
  7. Electrostatic protection
  8. Ballistic protection
  9. Chemical and biological protection

Case Studies

  1. Military protection
  2. Fire fighters protective clothing
  3. Protection against knives and other weapons
  4. Flight suits for military aviators
  5. Protection for workers in the oil and gas industry
  6. Motorcyclists

Index

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Textiles for Protection
by Richard A. Scott
2005 754 pages $358.95 + shipping
Texas residents please add 6.75 % sales tax

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