Textiles: Types, Uses and Production Methods


Ahmed Nemr (Editor)
National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Alexandria, Egypt

Series: Materials Science and Technologies
BISAC: TEC021000

Fiber is a class of materials that are continuous filaments or are in discrete elongated pieces, similar to lengths of thread. Fibers are very important in the biology of both plants and animals for holding tissues together. Plants yielding fibers have been only second to food plants in their usefulness to humans and their influence on the furthering of civilization. Textiles stand next to agriculture as an income generation activity for most of the rural population. The structure of the fabric is as much a determining factor in its functions, as it is the choice of raw material. Some structures of the fabric lend themselves to any specific end use where as many other structures are versatile lending them to a variety of functions and end users. Good understandings of simple woven structures make it possible to apply them in the woven cloth in a variety of ways. This book discussed recent studies in different branches of textile research. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

(Ahmed El Nemr)

Chapter 1. From natural to synthetic fibers
(Ahmed El Nemr)

Chapter 2. Non-destructive instrumental analysis of excavated textiles
(Christina Margariti)

Chapter 3. Kinetics study of forced textile dyeing process
(Erasmo Mancusi, Antônio Augusto Ulson de Souza, Selene Maria de Arruda Guelli Ulson de Souza)

Chapter 4. Nanofibers, nanoscience and nanotechnology in textile and apparel industry
(Subramaniam Sadhasivam)

Chapter 5. Nanofibers from natural biopolymers in regenerative medicine
(Georgios Toskas, Rolf-Dieter Hund, Ezzedine Laourine, Chokri Cherif)

Chapter 6. Development of textiles customized as reinforcement to cementitious matrices
(S. W. Mumenya)

Chapter 7. A review on thermal engineering design of clothing
(Luo Jie, Mao Aihua, Li Yi)

Chapter 8. Surface modification of textiles with non-thermal plasmas
(Nathalie De Geyter, Rino Morent)

Chapter 9. Technical textile yarns containing metal filaments/wires
(Ayse (Celik) Bedeloglu, Yalcin Bozkurt)

Chapter 10. Mesoscopic models of woven textiles
(Jean-François Ganghoffer)

Chapter 11. A novel method for antimicrobial finishing of textile with inorganic nanoparticles by sonochemistry
(Ilana Perelshtein, Nina Perkas, Guy Applerot, Aharon Gedanken)

Chapter 12. Advanced textiles for medical uses
(Anicuta Stoica-Guzun)

Chapter 13. Solvothermally prepared copper modified tio2 composite sols – a coating agent for textiles to realize photocatalytic active and antimicrobial fabrics
(Frank Schmidt, Anja Fischer, Helfried Haufe, Tilmann Leisegang, Boris Mahltig)

Chapter 14. Functional cellulose fibres for hygienic and medical applications
(Lidija Fras Zemljiè, Tatjana Kreže, Simona Strnad, Olivera Šauperl, Alenka Vesel)

Chapter 15. Skin problems associated with textiles
(Araceli Sánchez-Gilo, Enrique Gómez de la Fuente, Marta Andreu Barasoain, Jose Luis López Estebaranz)

Chapter 16. Application of layer-by-layer method for textiles
(Dawid Stawski)

Chapter 17. Challenges in the preservation of contemporary couture – consolidation and protection of textiles with sol-gel silica coatings
(Marta Vieira, Márcia G. Ventur, Rita Macedo, Micaela M. Sousa, A. Jorge Parola, B. Coutinho)

Chapter 18. Development of polymer-derived sic fibers and their applications
(Guohua Jiang)

Chapter 19. Plasma-assisted modification of textile yarns in liquid environment
(Sergey M.S.M. Kuzmin., Natalya P.N. P. Prorokova, Aleksey V.A. V. Khorev)

Chapter 20. Application of ultrasonic energy for washing textiles
(Juan A. Gallego-Juarez)


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