By Yan Li, D X-Q Dai

Biomechanical engineering allows wearers to accomplish the top point of convenience, healthy and interplay from their garments as they're designed with the mechanics of the physique in brain. this permits items to be constructed which are particularly designed for the mechanics in their finish function (e.g. activities bra) in addition to the typical move of the physique. this can be the 1st e-book to systematically describe the concepts of biomechanical engineering ideas, tools, desktop simulation, measurements and purposes. Biomechanical Engineering of Textiles and garments addresses problems with designing and generating textiles and garments for max interplay and call with the physique. It covers the elemental theories, rules and versions at the back of layout and engineering for the human body's biomechanics, touch difficulties bobbing up among textiles/clothing and the physique and the mechanics of fibers, yarns, textiles and garments. fabric homes are mentioned in terms of mechanical functionality. additionally it is assurance of the garments Biomechanical Engineering procedure built on the Hong Kong Polytechnic college and its linked types and databases. The publication concludes with useful examples of garments purposes to demonstrate the right way to perform biomechanical engineering layout for particular purposes.

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Huang46 studied the finite extension of a strand with a central core surrounded by a single layer of helical wires based on the theory of slender curved rods. In his analysis, the distributed moments and distributed forces due to inter-wire contact were included together with the external axial force and twisting moment. Huang’s fundamental work is very useful in the analysis of multi-ply structures. However, although it has been applied to mechanical models of helically armoured cables,47,48 it has not similarly been directly applied to single staple yarns.

The lateral strain can be determined by van Wyk’s equation,18 in which the compressional stress is inversely proportional to the cube of the specific volume. The van Wyk equation was derived from the assumption that the fibers in the fiber mass are randomly distributed, and it is valid for small compression strain only. But it has been demonstrated28,29 that the inverse cubic relationship between the compression stress and bulk volume is quite satisfactory for larger strains and aligned fibers.

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