By Stephen Eichhorn, J. W. S. Hearle, M Jaffe, T Kikutani
Edited through major professionals at the topic and with a crew of foreign authors, this authoritative assortment presents a finished evaluate of the constitution of an in depth diversity of fabric fibers. The e-book starts with an introductory set of chapters on fiber constitution and techniques to symbolize fibers. It then experiences the constitution of typical cellulosic and protein fibers, together with cotton, silk and wool. It additionally covers the constitution of synthetic polymer fibers, for instance polyester, polyamides, elastomeric fibers and high-modulus, high-tenacity polymer fibers. The ebook concludes with a dialogue of the constitution of numerous different fabric fibers reminiscent of glass, carbon and optical fibers.