Textiles, Pearson New International Edition (11e) : 9781292021355

Textiles, Pearson New International Edition (11e)

Kadolph & Langford
 
Edition
 
11
ISBN
 
9781292021355
ISBN 10
 
1292021357
Published
 
18/07/2013
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
596
Format
 
In stock
 
Title type
Book
$145.99
 
 
Title type
 
$60.00
 
 
Description

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, 11th 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. Organised according to the textile production process, the text provides a solid understanding of textile components—including fibers, yarns, fabrics, and finishes. Using new full-colour 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

New to this edition

  • Over 50% of the book has been revised.
  • Information on new processes in the industry
  • Professional terminology covered
  • New color photographs and charts to help make concepts easier to understand
  • New review questions at the end of each section

 

Features & benefits

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 emphasised throughout the text.

  • Discusses the impact of production processes and selection of components on product performance, cost and consumer satisfaction.  

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.