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Understanding Textiles
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UNDERSTANDING TEXTILES

HARDBACK BY COLLIER, BILLIE J.; TORTORA, PHYLLIS G.

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ISBN
9780130219510
IMPRINT
PEARSON
 
 
EDITION
6TH EDITION
PUBLISHER
PEARSON EDUCATION (US)
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FORMAT
HARDBACK
PAGES
576 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
09 JUN 2000

DESCRIPTION

For one-term/semester, sophomore/junior-level introductory textiles courses.Designed for an interactive, analytical approach to learning the basics of textile structures and textile performance, this text helps students understand-not just know-how the components of textiles-fiber, yarn, fabric, dye, and finish contribute to the performance of products for specific end uses.

CONTENTS

1. Introduction. 2. Textile Fibers and Their Properties. 3. Natural Cellulosic Fibers. 4. Protein Fibers. 5. Introduction to Manufactured Fibers. 6. Manufactured Cellulosic Fibers. 7. Nylon and Aramid Fibers. 8. Polyester Fibers. 9. Acrylic and Modacrylic Fibers. 10. Olefin Fibers. 11. Elastomeric Fibers. 12. High Performance and Specialty Fibers. 13. Making Fibers into Yarns. 14. Woven Fabrics. 15. The Weaves. 16. Knitted Fabrics. 17. Other Fabric Construction Methods. 18. Multicomponent Fabrics. 19. Preparation of Fabrics for Dyeing and Finishing. 20. Adding Color to Textiles. 21. Textile Printing and Design. 22. Finishes That Affect Appearance. 23. Finishes That Affect Performance. 24. The Care of Textile Products. 25. Textiles and the Environment, Health, and Safety. 26. Textile Product Performance. Appendix A. Bibliography. Appendix B. Glossary. Appendix C. Summary of Regulatory Legislation Applied to Textiles. Index.