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Prepare for a Career in TEXTILES with Confidence!

 

The field of textiles is changing rapidly. In her newest edition of Textiles , Sara Kadolph has made significant updates to reflect and discuss technological changes and environmental concerns in order to prepare students for careers in apparel and textiles. Chapters are organized to follow the order in which textiles are addressed in the industry, beginning with coverage of fibers and following with sections on yarns, fabric construction, fabric finishes, and coloration methods, as well as a new section on knits.

 

This new edition of Textiles has been updated to include the following:

 

  • A discussion of sustainability issues as they apply to textiles
  • Increased coverage of the globalization of the textiles industry
  • A new pedagogical feature to highlight key content for students: Textile Timeout
  • Section review questions have been added to help students summarize the section material
  • Several Learning Activities per chapter apply directly to the accompanying swatch kit
  • End-of-chapter references have been added and expanded
  • End-of-chapter review questions have been revised to provide an increasing level of rigor for students
  • New appendix material
    • A world map to help student identify the global nature of the textile complex

 

 

 

Student copies of Textiles may be packaged with MyTextilesLab, Pearson’s new online textiles resource, for a truly enhanced classroom experience

 

Synopsis:

This package contains the following components:

-0135007593: Textiles

-0132358697: Basic Textiles Swatch Kit for Textiles

Synopsis:

A revered resource, Textiles, Elevnth 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. Organized according to the textile production process, the text provides a solid understanding of textile components–including fibers, yarns, fabrics, and finishes. Using new full-color 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

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

 

APPENDIX A: FIBER NAMES IN OTHER LANGUAGES

APPENDIX B: FIBERS NO LONGER PRODUCED IN THE UNITED STATES

APPENDIX C: SELECTED TRADE NAMES

 

GLOSSARY

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780135007594
Author:
Kadolph, Sara J.
Publisher:
Academic Internet Publishers
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Langford, Anna L.
Author:
Textile FabricConsultants, inc J
Subject:
Textiles & Polymers
Subject:
Textile fabrics
Subject:
Textile industry
Subject:
Design - General
Subject:
Materials Science-Textiles
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Fashion Series
Publication Date:
January 2010
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
600
Dimensions:
11 x 9 x 1.2 in 1610 gr

Related Subjects

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Science and Mathematics » Materials Science » Textiles
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"Synopsis" by , This package contains the following components:

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"Synopsis" by , A revered resource, Textiles, Elevnth 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. Organized according to the textile production process, the text provides a solid understanding of textile components–including fibers, yarns, fabrics, and finishes. Using new full-color 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.
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