Textiles (12e) : 9780134128634

Textiles (12e)

Kadolph
 
Edition
 
12
ISBN
 
9780134128634
ISBN 10
 
013412863X
Published
 
19/05/2016
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
640
Format
 
Available once published
 
Title type
Book
$227.99
 
 
 
Description

For courses in Textile Science, Textile Fundamentals, Introduction to Textiles, Textiles for Interiors, or other courses focusing on basic textiles.

 

Prepare for a Career in TEXTILES with Confidence!

Sara Kadolph’s Textiles provides students with a comprehensive, basic knowledge of textiles. This beautiful book, filled with full-color photos and illustrations, examines the interrelationships among fibers, yarns, fabrics, and finishes and discusses how they impact product performance. Organized according to the textile production process, the text gives students a solid understanding of textile components and how they work together. New activities and case studies bring the text to life and facilitate group activities. A timeless resource for any professional in the industry, the Twelfth Edition has been updated to discuss sustainability, technological advances, and new career opportunities in the textile industry.

Table of contents

SECTION I: Introduction to Textiles

1.                Introduction

2.                Product Development from a Textile Perspective

SECTION II: 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 III: Yarns

10.             Yarn Processing

11.             Yarn Classification

SECTION IV: Fabrication

12.             Weaving, Basic Weaves, and Fabrics

13.             Fancy Weaves and Fabrics

14.             Knitting and Knit Fabrics

15.             Other Fabrication Methods

SECTION V: Finishing

16.             Finishing: An Overview

17.             Aesthetic Finishes

18.             Special-Purpose Finishes

19.             Dyeing and Printing

SECTION VI: Other Issues Related to Textiles

20.             Care of Textile Products

21.             Legal and Sustainability Issues Related to Textiles

22.             Career Exploration

 

Appendix A: Fiber Names in Other Languages

Appendix B: Fibers Not Produced in the United States

Appendix C: Selected Trade Names

Appendix D: A Map of the World

Appendix E: Standard Care Terminology

Appendix F: A Guide to Stain Removal

GLOSSARY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX

 

New to this edition

Keep your course current with the latest textiles information

  • UPDATED! Extensively revised and updated chapter on career opportunities helps students understand different careers, and how they will apply their knowledge of textiles and textile products in their professional work.
  • Both mechanical and chemical finishes are covered in the chapter on finishing. Nanotechnology and changes in chemicals and processes reflect the ever-increasing interest in sustainability.
  • Provides updated information on technological advances and new industry and societal concerns that have arisen or have increased in importance since the last edition—key for emerging professionals in the apparel industry.
  • Discussion of local fiber movements, which are gaining increasing importance in communities and impacting the environment and economy, added to almost every chapter.
  • UPDATED! Updated reading list reflects the most current research in the textiles field.

 

Make reading, studying, and content mastery easier

  • Brand-new case studies in every chapter provide today’s students practice with real-world application.
  • UPDATED! Chapter objectives have been updated and enhanced to provide motivating learning goals and help students track learning.
  • Expanded index facilitates use as a resource by professionals who need to locate information quickly regarding a specific term, process, or product.
  • At least three new Learning Activities in each chapter help instructors teach and students better absorb the material.
  • More box highlights throughout the text help students visually identify key points in the text.
Features & benefits

Keep your course current with the latest textiles information

  • UPDATED! Extensively revised and updated chapter on career opportunities helps students understand different careers, and how they will apply their knowledge of textiles and textile products in their professional work.
  • NEW! Both mechanical and chemical finishes are covered in the chapter on finishing. Nanotechnology and changes in chemicals and processes reflect the ever-increasing interest in sustainability.
  • NEW! Provides updated information on technological advances and new industry and societal concerns that have arisen or have increased in importance since the last edition--key for emerging professionals in the apparel industry.
  • NEW! Discussion of local fiber movements, which are gaining increasing importance in communities and impacting the environment and economy, added to almost every chapter.
  • UPDATED! Updated reading list reflects the most current research in the textiles field.
  • Authoritative treatment that focuses on three end-uses of textiles: apparel, furnishings, and industrial or technical products—and is essential for any professional library.
    • Offers up-to-date material and current practices that make this among the most respected resources available today.
    • Provides readers with the basic knowledge of textiles so they understand how textiles are produced and how performance characteristics are incorporated into materials and products.
  • Four main sections follow the normal sequence used in the production of textiles—fiber, yarn, fabrication, and finishing.
    • Discusses the contribution of each component as it is incorporated in or combined with other components in a textile product.
    • Stresses the interrelationships among the components.
  • Product performance, cost and customer satisfaction is emphasized throughout the text.
    • Discusses the impact of production processes and selection of components on product performance, cost and consumer satisfaction.

 

Make reading, studying, and content mastery easier

  • NEW! Brand-new case studies in every chapter provide today’s students practice with real-world application.
  • UPDATED! Chapter objectives have been updated and enhanced to provide motivating learning goals and help students track learning.
  • NEW! Expanded index facilitates use as a resource by professionals who need to locate information quickly regarding a specific term, process, or product.
  • NEW! At least three new Learning Activities in each chapter help instructors teach and students absorb the material.
  • NEW! More box highlights throughout the text help students visually identify key points in the text.
  • Summary tables appear throughout the text.
    • Provides quick visual comparisons that can be referenced easily in the course or in the field.
    • Presents material in a clear and consistent fashion throughout each chapter.
  • An introduction to industry terminology appears throughout the text.
    • Defines key terms in the text and in the glossary so readers can understand and communicate more effectively with other industry professionals.
    • Includes a pronunciation guide with some words to help readers say and use terms correctly.

 

Support Teaching and Learning

  • Supplement your course with a full instructor support package. To make teaching from this text easier, Instructors who adopt this text have have access to an Instructor’s Manual, computerized Test Bank, Image Bank, and Presentation Slides.
Author biography

Sara J. Kadolph is a retired professor emeritus of Apparel, Merchandising, and Design at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, where she taught for 30 years. She taught several courses related to textiles: chemistry, dyeing, quality assurance, and conservation. Dr. Kadolph is the recipient of numerous teaching, advising, and professional awards including teaching excellence awards from the International Textiles and Apparel Association, Iowa State University, and the Iowa Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. She was the inaugural holder of the Donna R. Danielson Professorship in Textiles and Clothing. She is a Fellow of the International Textiles and Apparel Association and a Wakonse Fellow.

 

Dr. Kadolph has consulted with companies in the textile complex to solve quality problems, educate product development/design teams, select materials, assess textile performance, write specifications, and develop quality assurance programs. Her teaching and research scholarship has been published in the Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, the Journal of the Society of International Natural Dyeing, the Journal of the Korean Society for Clothing Industry, The Journal of Consumer Education, the Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, the International Journal of Clothing and Science Technology, and others. Her Textiles book with Pearson Education is used in colleges and universities throughout the world.  

 

Sara B. Marcketti is an Associate Professor in the Apparel, Merchandising, and Design Program and Associate Director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at Iowa State University. She teaches courses in textile science, history of dress, and creative thinking and problem solving. Dr. Marcketti is the recipient of numerous teaching, research, and professional awards including teaching excellence awards from the International Textiles and Apparel Association, Iowa State University, and the Costume Society of America. She was a member of the Costume Society of America’s Scholars’ Roundtable and a Wakonse Fellow.

 

Dr. Marcketti’s teaching and research scholarship has been published in the Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, Dress, Textile History, the Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, and others. She is the co-author, with Phyllis Tortora, of Survey of Historic Costume, 6th edition.