Understanding Textiles

ISBN-10: 0131187708
ISBN-13: 9780131187702
Authors: Phyllis G. Tortora, Billie J. Collier, Martin J. Bide
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Thisnbsp;book helpsnbsp;readersunderstandhow the components of textiles-fiber, yarn, fabric, dye, and finish-contribute to the performance of products for specific end uses. With a focus on thewhybehind the material, it encourages students to understand and predict textile properties and performance. This edition emphasizes the global environment and offers separate chapters in fiber properties; fabrics and structures; and nonwoven fabrics. Finishes are now separated into two chapters (physical/mechanical finishes and chemical finishes) andTake a Closerlook sections bring an in-depth perspective to select chapter topics.

Author bio:

Phyllis G. Tortora is Professor Emerita at Queens College, The City University of New York.

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR Number of pages: 600 Dimensions: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall Weight: 2.728 lbs. Language: English