Electronic Textiles: Smart Fabrics And Wearable Technology by Tilak DiasElectronic Textiles: Smart Fabrics And Wearable Technology by Tilak Dias

Electronic Textiles: Smart Fabrics And Wearable Technology

byTilak DiasEditorTilak Dias

Hardcover | April 22, 2015

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The integration of electronics into textiles and clothing has opened up an array of functions beyond those of conventional textiles. These novel materials are beginning to find applications in commercial products, in fields such as communication, healthcare, protection and wearable technology.Electronic Textiles: Smart Fabrics and Wearable Technologyopens with an initiation to the area from the editor, Tilak Dias. Part One introduces conductive fibres, carbon nano-tubes and polymer yarns. Part Two discusses techniques for integrating textiles and electronics, including the design of textile-based sensors and actuators, and energy harvesting methods. Finally, Part Three covers a range of electronic textile applications, from wearable electronics to technical textiles featuring expert chapters on embroidered antennas for communication systems and wearable sensors for athletes.



  • Comprehensive overview of conductive fibres, yarns and fabrics for electronic textiles
  • Expert analysis of textile-based sensors design, integration of micro-electronics with yarns and photovoltaic energy harvesting for intelligent textiles
  • Detailed coverage of applications in electronic textiles, including werable sensors for athletes, embroidered antennas for communication and electronic textiles for military personnel
Title:Electronic Textiles: Smart Fabrics And Wearable TechnologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:156 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:April 22, 2015Publisher:Woodhead PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0081002017

ISBN - 13:9780081002018

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Table of Contents

Part I Conductive fibres, yarns and fabrics

1. Conductive fibres for electronic textiles: an overview

C. Cork

2. Conductive polymer yarns for electronic textiles

M. Skorobogatiy

3. Conductive carbon nano-tubes and fibres for electronic textiles

M. Miao

Part II Integrating textiles and electronics

4. Design and manufacture of textile-based sensors

P. Bosowski

5. Integration of micro-electronics with yarns for smart textiles

T. Dias, C. Cork, A. Ratnayaka and I. Anastasopoulos

6. Design and manufacture of heated textiles

E. Mbise, T. Dias and W. Hurley

7. Joining technologies for electronic textiles

C. Breckenfelder

8. Photovoltaic energy harvesting for intelligent textiles

R.Mather

9. Piezoelectric energy harvesting for intelligent textiles

L. Wang and S. John

Part III Applications

10. Embroidered antennas for communication systems

Z. Wang

11. Electronic textiles for military personnel

R. Nayak and L. Wang

12. Wearable sensors for athletes

M. Suh

13. Electronic textiles for geotechnical and civil engineering

D. Zangani

Editorial Reviews

"...gives developers in the textile industry and research in the near future an overview of all developed textile-based sensors in different application areas."--Asian Technical Textiles, Electronic Textiles "A three part authoritative guide on electronic textiles this key reference title covers fibres, yarns and fabrics the create wearable sensors, embroidered antennas and more."--Apparel Magazine, Electronic Textiles