THE FAIRCHILD BOOKS DICTIONARY OF TEXTILES

9th Edition

Ajoy K. Sarkar, Phyllis G. Tortora and Ingrid Johnson

Book Cover

EBOOK + STUDIO

ISBN:
9781501365140
Published:
NOV 03, 2022
Other Formats ISBN
Paperback + Studio 9781501365133
Hardback 9781501366703
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501365119

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What's in the book

The Book

This seminal text demystifies all the terminology around working with textiles today, providing definitions of processes, techniques, features, and even some historical terms that you need to know. The dictionary now includes coverage of sustainability, smart materials and biobased textiles, intelligent and 3D manufacturing, new technologies, and processes. Entries cover fibers, fabrics, laws and regulations affecting textile materials and processing, inventors of textile technology, and business and trade terms relevant to textiles. Highly illustrated with over 400 images, entries include pronunciation, derivation, definition, and uses. The ninth edition also includes online availability to vocabulary and image flashcards via STUDIO for easy on-the-go access.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
How to Use the Dictionary
Credits
A-Z Entries
Appendix: Trade, Professional, and Educational Organizations Related to the Textile Industry
Suggested References



About The Authors

Ajoy K. Sarkar, Ph.D. is a Professor of Textile Development and Marketing at the Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, NY. He has over 30 years of experience in teaching, research, and consulting in fibers, textile coloration, finishing, product development, textile analysis, and application of textile technology to design. He is a winner of the FIT President’s Award for Faculty Excellence in Curricular Innovation as well as a SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Scholarship and Creative Activities. Additionally, Dr. Sarkar serves as a member of the Publication Policy Committee of the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) and as an associate editor for the AATCC Journal of Research.

Format:
eBook + Studio
Edition:
9th
Imprint:
Fairchild Books
Illustrations:
445 bw illus