High-Performance Apparel: Materials, Development, and Applications
John McLoughlin, Tasneem Sabir
Woodhead Publishing, Sep 18, 2017 - Technology & Engineering - 504 pages
High-Performance Apparel: Materials, Development, and Applications covers the materials and techniques used in creating high-performance apparel, the technical aspects of developing high-performance garments, and an array of applications for high-performance clothing and wearable technology.
Part One covers fabric construction for high-performance garments, from fiber types and spinning methods, to weaving, knitting, finishing, and joining techniques. Development of high-performance apparel is covered in Part Two, with particular emphasis on design and product development for function and wearer comfort. Part Three covers a range of applications and wearable technology that make use of high-performance apparel, including chapters on sportswear, protective clothing, and medical, military, and intelligent textiles.
The book provides an excellent resource for all those engaged in garment development and production, and for academics engaged in research into apparel technology and textile science.