Phyllis G. Tortora Understanding Textiles

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Understanding Textiles

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This book helps readers understand how the components of textiles–fiber, yarn, fabric, dye, and finish–contribute to the performance of products for specific end uses. With a focus on the why behind 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) and Take a Closer look sections bring an in-depth perspective to select chapter topics.

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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.

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The purpose of this book is to provide a common background for students who are making a study of textiles. Presented in this text is an overview of the textile industry. Certain basic concepts are presented in a clear, logically developed format.

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