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Functional clothing design : from sportswear to spacesuits

Author: Susan M Watkins; Lucy E Dunne
Publisher: New York : Fairchild Books, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Inc., [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Functional Clothing Design introduces new ways to look at the human body, the environment, and clothing. It explores the ways design can achieve goals such as protecting the body, increasing health and safety, or increasing body function. Building on the groundbreaking text Clothing: The Portable Environment by co-author Susan M. Watkins, this text covers aspects of functional clothing design including:  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan M Watkins; Lucy E Dunne
ISBN: 9780857854674 0857854674
OCLC Number: 883903389
Notes: Revised edition of: Clothing.
Description: xv, 428 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. User-centered design : What is design? --
The design process : Conducting research ; Design strategies: Who is the client ; Defining the problem ; Design strategies: The importance of a good definition ; Generating ideas ; Developing designs ; Evaluating designs --
2. Providing mobility in clothing : Human body movement : Sensory aspects of movement ; Mechanical aspects of movement --
Describing body movement --
Identifying user needs for movement : Anatomy and design: skeletal ; Structure and glove mobility ; Design strategies: Participant ; Observation: The AGNES --
Notating movement --
Analyzing movement : Goniometry ; Electrogoniometry ; Motion capture: camera-based methods ; 3-D sensor-based motion capture ; Analyzing how volume and shape affect movement --
Applying data on body movement to clothing design : Examining the behavior of the skin during movement ; Examining the expansion of clothing during volume ; Analyzing wrinkles --
Increased mobility in clothing : Fabrics ; Clothing design ; Design solutions: Sports bras ; Design strategies: Adjusting armscye and crotch curves --
Fit and movement : Sizing systems and fit ; Sizing standards ; Methods of creating sizing systems and pattern grading ; Fit testing ; Creation of a sizing system ; Design strategies: Mass customization and sizing --
Analyzing the effects of clothing on movement --
Conclusion : Case study: Movement in pressurized and positive-pressure garments ; Case study: Movement after injury --
3. Materials : Textiles : Fibers ; Energy basics: Atoms, molecules and energy ; Yarns ; Fabric structures ; Fabric treatments, finishes, and composites --
The structure of other materials used in apparel : Films ; Foams ; Rigid materials --
Responsive fabrics : Inherent material responses ; Energy basics: Conservation of energy --
Conclusion : Design solutions: Fabric structure and protection: lumberjack pants --
4. Smart clothing and wearable technology : Electricity and electrical systems : Power sources ; Energy basics: Electrical energy ; Electrical circuits ; Sensors ; Actuators ; Processors ; Interfaces --
Information in wearable technology : Wearable input ; Body sensing ; Design strategies: Emotion and intention ; Wearable display --
Designing technology for the wearable environment : Garment- and textile-integration of sensors and electronic components ; Comfort and accuracy ; Data, cognition, and context awareness --
Smart clothing design. 5. Thermal protection : Thermal balance and the human body : Mechanisms of heat transfer ; Energy Basics: Electromagnetic energy: thermal radiation ; Body responses to the them al environment ; Exploring thermal needs in a specific situation --
Materials for thermal protection : Thermal conductivity ; Air as insulation ; Design strategies: Principles of thermal protection ; Resilience ; Reactions to liquids ; Treatments for fibers and fabrics --
Clothing systems for thermal protection : Keeping warm ; Design solutions: Inflation: varying the depth of the air layer ; Design solutions: A survival suit for pilots ; Anatomy and design: The vascular system and glove design ; Keeping cool ; Keeping dry ; Describing thermal insulation ; Thermal testing of clothing ; Using auxiliary heating and cooling systems ; Case study: Keeping cool: ensembles for firefighting ; Case study: Full-cycle research: the cyberia suit --
6. Impact protection : Impact : Principles governing the effects of impact ; Design solutions: Car seats for infants and children ; Energy basics: Impulse and injury ; Energy basics: Energy exchange and impact protection ; Anatomy and design: Body segments and whole body impact ; Impact theory and clothing design ; Body tolerance to impact --
Impact-protective material : Foams as impact protectors ; Rigid materials as impact protectors ; Textiles in ballistics protection --
Impact-sensing materials and methods : Materials with switch-like properties ; Pressure-sensitive foams ; Sensing strain, bend, and acceleration --
Design of impact-protective clothing : Design criteria for impact protection ; Padding for sports and industrial protection ; Keeping cool in impact-protective garments ; Case study: Protective equipment for American football ; Case study: Protective ensembles of ordnance disposal --
Living and working in hazardous environments : The nature of hazards in the environment : The mechanisms of hazard movement ; Pathways into the human body --
Protection from chemical/biological hazards : Materials and production methods for CB garments ; Energy basics: Diffusion ; Garment design for CB protection ; Fully encapsulated CB protection --
Protection of workers from radiation hazards : Radiation ; Energy basics: Ionizing and nonionizing radiation ; Energy basics: The results of radioactive decay ; The effects of radiation on the human body ; Clothing design for radiation hazards --
Protection from solid particles : Filters ; Protective clothing design for asbestos abatement ; Design strategies: Determining filter efficiency ; Protective clothing design for cleanrooms --
Electricity : Electric shock ; Clothing design for electrical utility workers ; Static electricity ; Clothing design for problems with static electricity --
Protection from cuts and punctures --
Clothing design for flame and molten metal hazards --
8. Enhancing and augmenting body functions : Clothing for sensory perception : Visibility ; Materials for high visibility ; Clothing designed for high visibility ; Camouflage ; Design strategies: Meeting conflicting criteria: visibility for hunters --
Clothing for diving and water safety : The principles of buoyancy ; Designing life preservers ; Design solutions: Children's life preservers ; Buoyancy and diving ; Speed enhancement --
Clothing for physical strength enhancement : Improving body efficiency ; Augmenting body power --
Clothing for flight and outer space : Weightlessness --
Designs for special populations : Designing clothing for people with medical conditions and physical handicaps ; Designing clothing for athletes ; Designing clothing for the military --
9. Commercial product development and production : Garment production methods : Stitching ; Heat sealing ; Molding and heat shaping --
Garment assembly processes : Cut-and-sewn processes ; Full-fashioned processes --
Fastening systems : Fastening system variables ; Fastener options ; Suspension systems ; Location of garment closures for self-donning and doffing --
Anatomy and design: The carrying angle of the arm ; Location of closures for assisting donning and doffing ; Creation of modules ; Accommodation of accessories and braces --
Fastening systems for fitting and adjustment ; Fastening systems for quick donning and doffing ; Reconfiguration of garments with fastening systems ; Adaptations and combinations of fasteners for specific end uses --
Glossary.
Other Titles: Clothing
Responsibility: Susan M. Watkins, Lucy E. Dunne.

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"Functional Clothing Design introduces new ways to look at the human body, the environment, and clothing. It explores the ways design can achieve goals such as protecting the body, increasing health and safety, or increasing body function. Building on the groundbreaking text Clothing: The Portable Environment by co-author Susan M. Watkins, this text covers aspects of functional clothing design including: User-centered design for comfort and function in clothing; Clothing for thermal protection, impact protection, and hazardous environments; The design of wearable technology and other apparel solutions that enhance and augment body function; Commercial product development and the development of functional garnets and materials"--Back cover.

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