NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics

Intelligent Textiles and Clothing for Ballistic and NBC Protection

Technology at the Cutting Edge

Editors: Kiekens, Paul, Jayaraman, Sundaresan (Eds.)

  • Presents the fundamentals of intelligent textiles for ballistic and NBC protection
  • Lays the foundation for the science of engineering design of intelligent textiles
  • Provides a comprehensive assessment of cutting edge research in intelligent textiles
  • Demonstrates the importance of comfort in the successful deployment of intelligent textiles
  • Covers emerging technologies including nanotechnology and antimicrobials for intelligent textiles
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This volume describes the latest developments in protective clothing against nearly any kind of threat for both military and civilians. It deals with protection through the use of nanotechnology, interactive clothing and biotechnological processes. Factors such as comfort and ballistics are also considered in the book, and several practical examples are discussed. All papers are written by leading experts in their respective fields. Professionals and students alike will benefit from the knowledge and expertise imparted in these outstanding contributions.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • The Engineering Design of Intelligent Protective Textiles and Clothing

    Park, Sungmee (et al.)

    Pages 1-27

  • Wearable Optical Chemical Sensors

    Lobnik, Aleksandra

    Pages 29-52

  • Textiles and Microbes

    Freney, Jean (et al.)

    Pages 53-81

  • Assessment of the Coupled Heat and Mass Transfer Through Protective Garments Using Manikins and Other Advanced Measurement Devices

    Rossi, René M. (et al.)

    Pages 83-98

  • Heat Strain in Personal Protective Clothing: Challenges and Intervention Strategies

    McLellan, T. M. (et al.)

    Pages 99-118

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eBook $109.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $219.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-007-0575-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $149.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-007-0593-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Rent the ebook  
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  • online reader with highlighting and note-making option
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Intelligent Textiles and Clothing for Ballistic and NBC Protection
Book Subtitle
Technology at the Cutting Edge
Editors
  • Paul Kiekens
  • Sundaresan Jayaraman
Series Title
NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-0576-0
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-0576-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-0575-3
Softcover ISBN
978-94-007-0593-7
Series ISSN
1874-6500
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 220
Number of Illustrations and Tables
69 b/w illustrations, 22 illustrations in colour
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