THE FAIRCHILD BOOKS DICTIONARY OF TEXTILES
EBOOK + STUDIO
- JAN 26, 2023
|Paperback + Studio||9781501365133|
|Companion Study Tools||ISBN|
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What's in the book
The BookThis 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
How to Use the Dictionary
Appendix: Trade, Professional, and Educational Organizations Related to the Textile Industry
About The AuthorsAjoy 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.
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