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Title Manikins for textile evaluation / edited by Rajkishore Nayak, Rajiv Padhye.
Imprint Kidlington, United Kingdom : Woodhead Publishing, an imprint of Elsevier, [2017]


 Internet  Electronic Book    AVAILABLE
Description 1 online resource : illustrations (color.)
Series The Textile Institute book series
Textile Institute book series.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed June 26, 2017).
Subject Mannequins (Figures) -- Testing.
Textile fabrics -- Evaluation.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Front Cover; Manikins for Textile Evaluation; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; I. Introduction; 1 Introduction to manikins; 1.1 Introduction; 1.1.1 Human manikin: Past; 1.1.2 Human manikin: Present; 1.2 Types of manikins; 1.3 Various applications of manikins; 1.4 Book content; 1.5 Future trends; 1.6 Conclusions; References; Further reading; 2 Types of thermal manikin; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Manikin types; 2.2.1 Anthropometry; 2.2.2 Motion system; 2.2.3 Function; 2.3 Features in the above manikins; 2.3.1 Specifications of dry and sweating thermal manikins
2.3.2 Sweating simulation method2.3.3 Thermoregulatory control model in manikin; 2.3.4 Flame manikin including flame simulation, sensors, and motion control; 2.3.5 Steam and hot liquid spray manikin; 2.3.6 Immersion manikin; 2.4 Future trends; 2.4.1 Sweating surface temperature control unit; 2.4.2 Advanced thermoregulatory model-controlled sweating manikin; 2.4.3 Evaluation for heat gain; 2.4.4 Movable flame, immersion, and spray manikin; 2.5 Conclusions; References; Further reading; II. Manikins for design and display; 3 Manikins in shop display; 3.1 Introduction
3.1.1 Manikins-description, relevance, and significance3.2 Visual merchandising; 3.2.1 Purpose of visual merchandising; 3.2.2 Shop and window display-face of retail stores; 3.2.3 Role of manikins in visual merchandising; 3.3 Classification/types of manikins for shop display; 3.3.1 Based on concept/theme; 3.3.2 Based on merchandise types; 3.3.3 Based on occasion; 3.3.4 Based on fashion seasons; 3.3.5 Influence of end of season sales; 3.3.6 Target market; 3.3.7 Full custom manikins; 3.4 Selection of manikins; 3.4.1 Factors affecting selection of manikins; 3.4.2 Material/composition of manikins
3.5 Lay plans for effective positioning of manikins in shop display3.5.1 Lay plan of manikins in the display windows; 3.5.2 Lay plan of manikins within the store's interior; 3.6 Manikins vis-a-vis conventional techniques of display; 3.7 Future trends; 3.8 Conclusions; Further reading; 4 Evaluation of fit and size; 4.1 Introduction to clothes manikins; 4.2 Human anthropometrics for clothing sizing system; 4.3 Apparel fit problem and satisfaction; 4.3.1 The interpretation of size and fit for clothing; 4.4 Body shape evaluation; 4.5 Manikins' usage for fit model
4.5.1 The role of manikins to evaluate clothing size and fit4.5.2 Manikins in the retail industry; Demonstrate how apparel would sit and feel on the human body; Capture the shopper's attention; Inform customers about the latest trend the store offers; Communicate product cues to customers; 4.5.3 Manikins in the manufacturing industry; Inspect garment construction and garment sample specifications; Check the fit, drape, and visual appearance of a design; Confirm the size of the garment to be consistent to the target market
Summary Manikins for Textile Evaluation is a key resource for all those engaged in textile and apparel development and production, and for academics engaged in research into textile science and technology. Creating garments that work with the human form, both stationary and in motion, is a complex task that requires extensive testing and evaluation. Manikins allow for performance testing of textiles in a safe, controlled, and appropriate environment, and are a key element in developing new textile products. Everyday apparel needs to be assessed for comfort, sizing and fit, and ergonomics, while technical and protective garments require extensive safety and performance testing. Manikins therefore range from simple representations of the human body to complex designs that simulate body temperature, sweating, and motion. Manikins are safe for use in hazardous testing environments, such as fire and flame protection, where wearer trials would be impossible. This book provides extensive coverage of manikin-based evaluation of protective, heat and flame resistant, medical, and automotive textile applications. The role of manikins in the development of day-to-day garments is also discussed, including fit, comfort, and ergonomics. The book is a key resource for all those engaged in textile and apparel development and production, and for academics engaged in research into textile science and technology.
Other Author Padhye, Rajiv, author.
Other Title Print version : 9780081009093