1st Edition

Textiles and Their Use in Microbial Protection
Focus on COVID-19 and Other Viruses




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ISBN 9780367691059
June 4, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
352 Pages 90 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Textiles and Their Use in Microbial Protection: Focus on COVID-19 and Other Viruses provides readers with vital information about disinfection mechanisms used in textile applications in the fight against dangerous microbes and viruses.

  • Introduces basics of textile materials used for medical applications
  • Features key information on virology, characterization, indication, and passivation of COVID-19
  • Describes UV, photocatalysis, photooxidation, application of TiO2, copper-based viral inhibition, and activated carbon
  • Discusses antiviral finishes for the protection against SARS-CoV-2, particle penetration in dense cotton fabrics under swollen state, and impact of moisture on face masks and their designs

Aimed at textile and materials engineers as well as readers in medical fields, this text offers a comprehensive view of fundamentals and solutions in the use of textiles for microbial protection.

Table of Contents

Section I: Fundamentals. 1. Introduction to Textile Materials Used in Medical Protection. 2. Protection Against Microbes: State-of-the-Art. 3. Virology of COVID-19. Section II: Disinfection Mechanism. 4. Characterization, Indication and Passivation of COVID-19. 5. Disinfection Mechanisms of UV Light and Ozonization. 6. Influence of UV Light and Ozonization on Microbes State. 7. Photocatalysis and Virus Spreading. 8. Kinetic Model for Disinfection by Using of Photo-oxidation. 9. Titanium Dioxide: - Enhanced Disinfection. 10. Copper-based Viral Inhibition. Section III: Textile Applications. 11. Copper Coated Textiles for Viruses Dodging. 12. Influence of Activated Carbon on Spread of Virus. 13. Antiviral Finishes for Protection Against COVID-19. 14. Particle Penetration Through Dense Cotton Fabrics in a Swollen State. 15. Fundamental Principles for Moisture Harvesting System and Design of Face Masks.

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Biography

Jiri Militky is Professor in the Department of Materials Engineering and Head of PhD studies board for the Faculty of Textile Engineering at Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic. Aravin Prince Periyasamy is Researcher at the Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic. Mohanapriya Venkataraman is Assistant Professor in the Department of Material Engineering, Faculty of Textile Engineering at Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic.