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

[img]
Preview
PDF (Clothing for cold weather apparel) - Accepted Version
390kB

Abstract

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:School of Art and Design > Art & Design
ID Code:3235
Deposited On:30 Nov 2009 13:15
Last Modified:20 Jul 2014 07:02

Repository staff only: item control page

Full text downloads (NB count will be zero if no full text documents are attached to the record)

Downloads per month over the past year