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A student resource perfect for those studying textiles technology as an elective.

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Genre: Textile crafts
Author: Julie Messenger
Publisher: Heinemann
Release: 2003
File: 96 Pages
ISBN-13: 0435412604

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"This monumental study embraces linguistic and archaelogical investigations, practical knowledge weaving, palaeobiology, and other arcane sciences to trace the development of cloth" (Washington Post Book World). "A fascinating study of early textile traditions in the Aegean and adjacent parts of Europe, North Africa, and the Near East".--Lynn S. Teague, Spin-Off.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: E. J. W. Barber
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Release: 1991
File: 471 Pages
ISBN-13: 069100224X

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This pupil book is designed for Key Stage 3 of Design and Technology. It aims to present the material required by the curriculum in a motivating way providing a clear coverage of the knowledge, understanding and skills and laying the groundwork for GCSE level. A teacher's pack is available.

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Genre: Textile design
Author: Rose Sinclair
Publisher: Heinemann
Release: 1997
File: 96 Pages
ISBN-13: 043542114X

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Initially written to pull together scattered literature in polymer science and textile technology, the first edition of Coated Textiles: Principles and Applications became a gold standard resource in this field. Completely revised and updated, this second edition reflects not only the latest developments in the field, but also explores future possibilities. The book covers the materials used in coatings and their chemistry, textile substrates, coating methods, properties of fabrics after coating, rheology of coating, applications of coated fabrics, and test methods in chronological order. New topics in the Second Edition: · Coating with stimuli-sensitive polymers and intelligent textiles · Nanomaterial coating to produce soil-resistant fabrics · Breathable coating for health care garments · Adhesives and foam for laminates · Research trends such as temperature-adaptable fabrics, silicone coating for airbag fabrics, healthcare garments, intumescent coating, coating materials, and coating methods The author provides a detailed discussion that includes diverse applications of coated fabrics, rheology, smart coating, physical properties of coated fabrics, as well as the underlying principles of test methods. The book includes applications and explores coating with functional materials such as dyes, fragrances, phase change materials, smart polymers and nanomaterials for special applications. With applications in defense, transportation, healthcare, architecture, space, sports, environmental pollution control, and other diverse end-product uses, coated textiles is a multibillion dollar industry. Following in the footsteps of its bestselling predecessor, the second edition compiles information from various sources into one convenient, easily accessible resource.

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Ashish Kumar Sen
Publisher: CRC Press
Release: 2007-11-28
File: 264 Pages
ISBN-13: 1420053469

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Design and Make It : Textiles Technology for Key Stage 3 has a flexible unit-based structure. The use of structured, as well as open-ended units ensures a balance between knowledge and understanding and designing and making. Each unit builds on the previous unit and provides a higher level of challenge. The units can be used as the basis for a ready-made sequence of lessons, or as support for delivering knowledge and understanding within other tasks set by the teacher. The series helps students to remember the theory, use correct terminology and tackles specific exam techniques.

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Genre: Computer-aided design
Author: Alex McArthur
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
Release: 2004
File: 64 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780748771967

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This book covers the following themes and cross-cutting research and development activities: Agronomy, economics and market trends for the production of natural fibres; Synthetic and natural fibres, their properties, processing and applications; Properties, performance and primary processing of natural fibres; Textile and clothing production processes and properties; Nanotechnology applications in fibres, textiles and clothing; Comfort and health related applications of textiles; World trade and marketing of fibres, textiles and clothing; Modern and innovative textile processing techniques and technologies.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Rajesh D. Anandjiwala
Publisher: Nova Publishers
Release: 2007
File: 435 Pages
ISBN-13: 1600215599

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Provides a comprehensive discussion of textile technology topics, including textile product development, fabric production, manufacturing, and clothing design and production. Suggested level: senior secondary.

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Genre: Clothing and dress
Author: Anne Barnett
Publisher: Heinemann
Release: 1997
File: 128 Pages
ISBN-13: 0435421042

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The manufacture and processing of textiles is a complex and essential industry requiring many diverse skills to ensure profitability. New products are continually being developed, and reflect the energy and innovation of those working in the field. This book focuses on the technological aspects of the chemical processing oftextiles, and on the modifications necessary for specific work environments. Coverage ranges from fibre structure and its relationship to tensile properties, textile aesthetics, comfort physiology, and end-use performance, through to the effect of domestic processing by the consumer on the textile product. The industry is constantly under environmental pressure, and the book examines the nature of environmental control and the development of alternative technology to produce less environmental impact. In order to provide a balanced view of the current situation, authors have been drawn from academia, research institutes and industry to produce a text that will be useful to both industrial readers and university students. In conclusion I would like to thank the authors for their dedication and their contributions.

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Genre: Science
Author: C. Carr
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release: 1995-05-31
File: 361 Pages
ISBN-13: 0751400548

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Accompanying the pupils' full-colour textbook, this pack enhances classroom effectiveness and helps raise standards of teaching and learning. It places emphasis on individual target setting, whereby pupils' achievement is easily monitored.

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Genre: Education
Author: Alex McArthur
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
Release: 2000-08
File: 226 Pages
ISBN-13: 0748744320

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In recent years the development of new technologies has permitted the production of 'functional' or 'smart' textiles. These fabrics are capable of sensing changes in environmental conditions or body functions and are adequately responding to them. They are able to absorb substances from the skin or to release therapeutic or cosmetic compounds. For instance, they can be used in underwear with an integrated cardio-online system or as textiles with carrier molecules. The focal point of interest in biofunctional textiles lies currently on the use of textiles supporting therapy and prevention in dermatology. This volume collects information about new trends in the interaction between textiles and the skin, particularly the development of antimicrobial finished textiles. It presents a selection of papers which will contribute to further consolidate the dialogue between dermatologists, allergologists, biomaterial scientists and textile engineers.

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Genre: Design
Author: Uta-Christina Hipler
Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
Release: 2006-01-01
File: 204 Pages
ISBN-13: 9783805581219

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