Biomimetics and the design of outdoor clothing.

Kapsali, Veronika (2009) Biomimetics and the design of outdoor clothing. In: Textiles for cold weather apparel. Williams, John, ed. Woodhead publishing, pp. 113-130. ISBN 9781845694111

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Biomimetics is the transfer of technology from biology into the man-made world; this chapter focuses on applications specific to outdoor clothing. An introduction to the discipline along with some key developments is followed by an outline of the requirements of clothing performance specifically designed for protection in cold outdoor conditions and examples of biomimetic technology that offers such functionality.

Item Type:Book Section
Keywords (uncontrolled):biomimetics, protective clothing, adaptive textiles, physiological comfort
Research Areas:Art & Design > Art & Design
ID Code:3235
Deposited On:30 Nov 2009 13:15
Last Modified:06 Feb 2013 10:01

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