Textiles: Pearson New International Edition VitalSource eText (11e) : 9781292034584

Textiles: Pearson New International Edition VitalSource eText (11e)

 
Edition
 
11
ISBN
 
9781292034584
ISBN 10
 
1292034580
Published
 
27/08/2013
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Pearson Higher Ed USA
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eBook
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For courses in Textile Science, Textile Fundamentals, Introduction to Textiles, Textiles for Interiors, or other courses that focus on basic textiles.

A revered resource, Textiles, Elevnth Edition, by Sara Kadolph, provides students with a basic knowledge of textiles, how they are produced and how appropriate performance characteristics are incorporated into materials and products. Organized according to the textile production process, the text provides a solid understanding of textile components—including fibers, yarns, fabrics, and finishes. Using new full-color photos and illustrations, it examines the interrelationships among these components and their impact on product performance. This edition features coverage of new fibers, updated industry and company examples and summary tables that make this a timeless resource for any industry professional. Also discusses the new effects of sustainablity in the industry.

 

Table of contents
SECTION ONE: INTRODUCTION TO TEXTILES

1. Introduction

2. Product Development from a Textile Perspective



SECTION TWO: FIBERS

3. Textile Fibers and Their Properties

4. Natural Cellulosic Fibers

5. Natural Protein Fibers

6. The Fiber Manufacturing Process

7. Manufactured Regenerated Fibers

8. Synthetic Fibers

9. Special-Use Fibers



SECTION THREE: YARNS

10. Yarn Processing

11. Yarn Classification



SECTION FOUR: FABRICATION

12. Weaving, Basic Weaves and Fabrics

13. Fancy Weaves and Fabrics

14. Knitting and Knit Fabrics

15. Other Fabrication Methods



SECTION FIVE: FINISHING

16. Finishing: An Overview

17. Aesthetic Finishes

18. Special-Purpose Finishes

19. Dyeing and Printing



SECTION SIX: OTHER ISSUES RELATED TO TEXTILES

20. Care of Textile Products

21. Legal, Sustainability, and Environmental Issues

22. Career Exploration





GLOSSARY

INDEX

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