ISBN-13: 978 1 84569 220 9
796 pages 244 x 172mm hardback
J W S Hearle and W E Morton
Woodhead Textiles Series No. 68
First published in 1962, and now in its fourth edition, Physical
properties of textile fibres has become a classic, providing the standard
reference on key aspects of fibre performance. The new edition has been
substantially reorganised and revised to reflect new research.
introductory chapters on fibre structure, testing and sampling, the book reviews
key fibre properties, their technical significance, factors affecting these
properties and measurement issues. Each chapter covers both natural and
synthetic fibres, including high-performance fibres. The book first reviews
properties such as fineness, length and density. It then considers thermal
properties and reaction to moisture. A further group of chapters then reviews
tensile properties, thermo-mechanical responses, fibre breakage and fatigue.
Finally, the book discusses dielectric properties, electrical resistance and
static, optical properties and fibre friction.
Written by one of the
world’s leading authorities, the fourth edition of Physical properties of
textile fibres consolidates its reputation as a standard work both for those
working in the textile industry and those teaching and studying textile