Biomimetic approaches to the design of smart textiles for protection

Kapsali, Veronika (2012) Biomimetic approaches to the design of smart textiles for protection. In: Smart textiles for protection. Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles, 133 . Woodhead Publishing Limited, Boca Raton, FL, USA. ISBN 978-0857090560

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Abstract

Biomimetics is a hybrid discipline that enables the transfer of technology from biological systems into the man-made world. Nature is regarded as a source of inspiration for solutions to problems encountered in various areas of engineering. Biomimetic technologies have already found commercial applications in the textile sector that reduce the cost of production to the environment. This chapter will discuss relevant aspects of biomimetic design and explore ideas that could enrich the design and development of smart protective textiles.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: J400 Polymers and Textiles
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Design > Design
Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Design > Design
Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Design > Design
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Depositing User: Veronika Kapsali
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2012 11:30
Last Modified: 14 May 2017 10:01
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/9203

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