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Electronics in Textiles and Clothing

Design, Products and Applications, 1st Edition

By L. Ashok Kumar, C. Vigneswaran

CRC Press

460 pages

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Electronics in Textiles and Clothing: Design, Products and Applications covers the fundamentals of electronics and their applications in textiles and clothing product development. The book emphasizes the interface between electronics and textile materials, detailing diverse methods and techniques used in industrial practice. It explores ways to int

Table of Contents

Wearable Electronics. Fabric Production Techniques for Wearable Electronics. Design of Circuits and Integration Into Wearable Electronic Fabrics. Product Development Using Wearable Electronic Integrated Fabrics. Software Development for Wearable Electronics. Design and Development of Wearable Electronic Flexible Solar Tent. Garment Integrated Wearable Electronic Products. Scope for the Research Work. References.

About the Authors

Dr L Ashok Kumar Professor, in Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India and he has completed his graduate programme in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. He did his post graduation in Electrical Machines as his major. He also completed his MBA with Specialization HRD. He has completed his PhD in Wearable Electronics. He has been a teaching faculty at PSG College of Technology, India since 2000. After the completion UG Degree he joined as Project Engineer in Serval Paper Boards Ltd., Coimbatore (now renamed as ITC unit, Kovai). He has been actively involved in numerous Government Sponsored Research Projects funded by DRDO, DSIR, CSIR, DST, L-RAMP, Villgro and AICTE. He has published many Technical papers in reputed National, International Journals and Conferences. He has visited many countries for presenting his research work and industry consultancy activities. He has been selected as the Visiting Professor in University of Arkansas, USA. He got trained in Germany for installing Grid connected and stands alone Solar PV systems. He is a registered Charted Engineer from IE (India). Dr L Ashok Kumar is a recipient of many National Awards from IE, ISTE, STA, NFED, etc. He is a member of various National and International Technical bodies like IE, ISTE, IETE, TSI, BMSI, ISSS, SESI, SSI, CSI & TAI. The author has received several awards namely, Young Engineer Award& Dr Triguna Charan Sen Prize, P.K.Das Memorial Best Faculty Award, Prof. K Arumugam National Award, Best Researcher Award and Outstanding Educator and Best Researcher Award. His research areas include, Wearable Electronics, Solar PV & Wind Energy Systems, Textile Control Engineering, Smart Grid, Smart Grid and Power Electronics & Drives.

Dr C Vigneswaran is working as Associate Professor in Department of Fashion Technology, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India since 2004

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Textiles & Polymers