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- Elsevier Science
Thermal Analysis of Textiles and Fibers offers systematic and comprehensive coverage of the subject, from the principles of fiber structure and established TA methods, to advanced TA techniques and their application to high-performance fibers and textiles.
Thermal analysis is a convenient method for assessing fiber and fabric performance as monitored under end-use relevant conditions. Expertise in this field requires knowledge of both TA methods and of fiber behavior, information that is brought together in this new volume.
In recent years, thermal analysis has been applied to a variety of novel and high-performance fibers, such as Kevlar, Vectran, PBI, polyolefins, polypropylene, PAN and PVA, amongst others. TA techniques are also used in fiber identification, characterization and stability testing and may be combined with spectroscopic techniques to yield still more information about fiber properties.
- Includes chapters on novel and high-performance fibers that are used in assembling technical textiles
- Covers advanced TA methods, such as combined and modulated techniques
- Brings together focused information on TA for fibers and textiles that is not otherwise available in a single volume
About the Author
Dr Jaffe is a research professor at NJIT, who has authored more than 70 technical publications, ten book chapters and 15 patents. He is a past member of the National Materials Advisory Board, former chairman of the Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering Division of the American Chemical Society and has served on panels of the NSF, DOD, DOE, NASA and NIST.Dr Menczel brings over 30 years of industrial research experience. He holds 6 patents and is the author of more than 60 academic papers
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Fiber process 3. Differential scanning calorimetry in fiber research 4. Thermogravimetric analysis 5. Thermomechanical analysis of fibers 6. Dynamic mechanical analysis in fiber research 7. Thermal analysis of natural fibers 8. Polyester fibers 9. Thermal properties of aliphatic polyesters 10. Poly(ethylene naphtalate) [poly(ethylene2, 6-naphtalene dicarboxylate) 11. Polyethylene fibers 12. Polypropylene fibers 13. Thermal analysis of aliphatic nylon fibers 14. Thermal analysis of poly(aryl ether ketone) fibers 15. Surgical sutures 16. Thermal analysis of poly(vinyl alcohol) fibers 17. Polybenzimidazole fiber 18. Thermal analysis of acrylic and carbon fibers 19. Thermal analysis of liquid crystalline polymers 20. Thermal analysis of temperature responsive fibrous materials 21. Thermal characterization of fire-protective fabrics