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Textiles and Human Thermophysiological Comfort in the Indoor Environment

1st Edition

By Radostina A. Angelova

CRC Press

362 pages

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Textiles and Human Thermophysiological Comfort in the Indoor Environment delivers a methodical assessment of textile structures for various applications in the indoor environment with respect to the thermophysiological comfort of the inhabitants. The book begins by offering an overview of the role of indoor textiles and clothing as a barrier betwee

Table of Contents

Human Comfort: Thermophysiological Comfort. Textiles and Clothing in the Indoor Environment. Thermal Insulation Properties of Textiles and Clothing. Interaction between Textiles and Clothing and the Human Body. General Considerations and Methodology of the Experimental Study. Experimental Investigation of the Mesostructure. Experimental Investigation of the Macrostructure of Textiles for Clothing and Bedding. Experimental Investigation of the Macrostructure of Textiles for Surgical Clothes and Medical Drapes. Experimental Investigation of the Macrostructure of Upholstery Textiles. Experimental Investigation of the Macrostructure of Textiles for Packing. Experimental Investigation of Textile Macrostructures in the Indoor Environment. Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Simulation of the Air Permeability and Heat Transfer Through Woven Macrostructures: State of the Art. Simulation of the Air Permeability by Using Hagen-Poiseuille Law. Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Simulation of the Air Permeability of Woven Structures by CFD. Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Simulation of the Heat Transfer Through Woven Structures by CFD. Thermoregulation of a Clothed Body: Physiological Peculiarities. Numerical Study of the Thermophysiological Comfort of a Clothed Body. Results from the Numerical Study on the Thermophysiological Comfort of a Clothed Body.

About the Author

Radostina A. Angelova holds an M.Sc in textiles and clothing (1994), a Ph.D in technology of textile materials (2001), and a D.Sc in technology of textile materials (2015). She is currently an associated professor in the Department of Textiles and an associate researcher in the Centre for Research and Design in Human Comfort, Energy, and Environment (CERDECEN) at the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. Dr. Angelova lectures on spinning technologies and machines, weaving technologies and machines, and the design of yarns and fabrics. She has authored five books and more than 100 papers.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC017000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science