Clothing appearance and fit: Science and technology by J Fan, W Yu, L Hunter

By J Fan, W Yu, L Hunter

In a single absolutely accomplished e-book, garments visual appeal and healthy: technological know-how and expertise presents a severe exam of the technological advancements and clinical realizing of the looks and healthy of garments. The authors bridge the distance among the technological know-how of good looks and type layout and garment overview know-how, garment drape, and human anthropometrics and sizing.

The authors commence through discussing physique popularity, the way it pertains to garments fabric and layout parameters, and classical and modern theories of attractiveness. They current the industry's innovations, equipment, and criteria for assessing garments visual appeal and healthy and evaluation the learn and improvement of target dimension applied sciences for comparing garments visual appeal and healthy. The e-book contains assurance of material goal size, cloth homes and garment drape, the R & D of physique size, anthropometrics, and sizing platforms.

Concluding with a overview of released paintings on garment layout and trend alteration, the e-book covers myriad commercial criteria, recommendations, and practices. it's an indespensible source for fabric and style scholars, researchers, and execs within the garments and cloth industries.

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4 shows a Martindale Tester. 4 Martindale Tester. 5 Random Tumble Pilling Tester. In ASTM D3511,12 D351213 and D3514,14 pilling and other changes in surface appearance which occur in normal wear, are simulated by brushing the specimens to free fibre ends, by random rubbing action produced by tumbling specimens in a cylindrical test chamber lined with mildly abrasive materials, and by controlled rubbing against an elastomeric pad having specifically selected mechanical properties, respectively. 5 shows a Random Tumble Pilling Tester.

4. 3. 2. 1. At least three experienced observers are required, each independently rating at least three test specimens. 1. The test specimens could be seamed fabrics, garment parts or finished garments. 6 Photographic Comparative Ratings for Single and Double Needle Seams. Source: AATCC 88B Seam Smoothness Photo Standard. 20 Reprinted with permission from AATCC. g. 2 ASTM standard ASTM D4231-83 (re-approved 1989)22 provides a standard practice for the evaluation of men's and boys' home launderable woven dress shirts and sports shirts.

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