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  • Fashionopolis

    The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes

    by Dana Thomas

    'A gripping blockbuster ... Thomas researches meticulously and writes with simmering even-handed anger' TELEGRAPH.Fashionopolis is the definitive book on the cost of fast fashion, and a blueprint for how we get to a more sustainable future.Fashion has blighted our planet. Today, one out of six people on earth work in fashion, churning out 100 billion garments a year. Yet 98 percent of them do not ... Read more

    $8.90 AUD

  • Cotton

    The Biography of a Revolutionary Fiber

    by Stephen Yafa

    In the tradition of Mark Kurlansky's Cod and Salt, this endlessly revealing book reminds us that the fiber we think of as ordinary is the world's most powerful cash crop, and that it has shaped the destiny of nations. Ranging from its domestication 5,500 years ago to its influence in creating Calvin Klein's empire and the Gap, Stephen Yafa's Cotton gives us an intimate look at the plant that ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD

  • 3D CAD with Autodesk 123D

    Designing for 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, and Personal Fabrication

    by Jesse Harrington Au and 1 more

    If you've arrived at a stage in your creative life where you're ready to do more with your computer, it's time to learn how to combine its power with new advances in computer-aided design (CAD) and fabrication to make something awesome--in three dimensions!The free suite of Autodesk 123D software offers all the tools you need to capture or design three-dimensional objects and characters. This book ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • Make: Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing 2014

    by Mark Frauenfelder

    It’s 3D Printing: The Next Generation! The technology’s improving, prices are dropping,new models are hitting the market, and 3D printers are appearing on desktops, workbenches, lab shelves, and kitchen tables all over the world. Not only are we seeing better, faster, and cheaper 3D printers, we’re also seeing new printing materials, easier-to-use design software, powerful scanning technology, and ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Extrusion

    The Definitive Processing Guide and Handbook

    by Harold F. Giles Jr and 2 more

    series Plastics Design Library
    The second edition of Extrusion is designed to aid operators, engineers, and managers in extrusion processing in quickly answering practical day-to-day questions. The first part of the book provides the fundamental principles, for operators and engineers, of polymeric materials extrusion processing in single and twin screw extruders. The next section covers advanced topics including ... Read more

    $372.56 AUD

  • Polymer Synthesis: Theory and Practice

    Fundamentals, Methods, Experiments

    by Dietrich Braun and 4 more

    Emphasis is on a broad description of the general methods and processes for the synthesis, modification and characterization of macromolecules. These more fundamental chapters will be supplemented by selected and detailed experiments. In addition to the preparative aspects, the book also gives the reader an impression on the relation of chemical constitution and morphology of Polymers to their ... Read more

    $80.18 AUD

  • Forensic Polymer Engineering

    Why Polymer Products Fail in Service

    by Peter Rhys Lewis

    series Woodhead Publishing in Materials
    Forensic Polymer Engineering: Why Polymer Products Fail in Service, Second Edition presents and explains the latest forensic engineering techniques used in the investigation of failed polymer materials that are illustrated with a very large number of detailed case studies which show the different types of failure and the forensic engineering techniques used in their investigation.In this updated ... Read more

    $266.41 AUD

  • Microfabrication of Stimuli-Responsive Polymers

    by Chuanliang Feng and 2 more

    This book introduces readers to interfacial reactions in confinement on stimuli-responsive homopolymer and diblock copolymer films. It also includes investigations concerning the immobilization of (bio)molecules and the fabrication of biomolecular patterns by reactive microcontact printing on these reactive polymer films. In turn, the book takes advantage of the microphase separation of diblock ... Read more

    $188.09 AUD

  • Biomechanical Engineering of Textiles and Clothing

    by D X-Q Dai and 1 more

    series Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles
    Biomechanical engineering enables wearers to achieve the highest level of comfort, fit and interaction from their clothing as it is designed with the mechanics of the body in mind. This enables products to be developed that are specifically designed for the mechanics of their end purpose (e.g. sports bra) as well as the everyday movement of the body. This is the first book to systematically ... Read more

    $297.98 AUD

  • Three-Dimensional Microfabrication Using Two-Photon Polymerization

    Fundamentals, Technology, and Applications

    by Tommaso Baldacchini

    series Micro and Nano Technologies
    Three-Dimensional Microfabrication Using Two-Photon Polymerization (TPP) is the first comprehensive guide to TPP microfabrication—essential reading for researchers and engineers in areas where miniaturization of complex structures is key, such as in the optics, microelectronics, and medical device industries.TPP stands out among microfabrication techniques because of its versatility, low costs, ... Read more

    $213.28 AUD

  • Copolymerization

    Toward a Systematic Approach

    by Cornel Hagiopol

    Copolymerization is a very widely used industrial process, in fact the dominant process in macromolecular chemistry. With the advent of widespread computing power, this book will be very useful both to academic researchers in copolymerization and to researchers in industry concerned with the synthesis of polymers such as plastics, rubbers, chemical fibers, and paints. A disk with 15 computer ... Read more

    $125.17 AUD

  • Advances in Military Textiles and Personal Equipment

    by E Sparks

    series Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles
    The right clothing and equipment is of vital importance to the survival and effectiveness of military personnel. Advances in military textiles and personal equipment summarises key research on the design, manufacture and applications of military textiles.Beginning with an overview of design issues, part one explores anthropometric methods, psychological, colour and camouflage issues related to the ... Read more

    $255.63 AUD

  • Multicomponent Polymeric Materials

    by Jin Kuk Kim and 2 more

    series Springer Series in Materials Science #223
    The book offers an in-depth review of the materials design and manufacturing processes employed in the development of multi-component or multiphase polymer material systems. This field has seen rapid growth in both academic and industrial research, as multiphase materials are increasingly replacing traditional single-component materials in commercial applications. Many obstacles can be overcome by ... Read more

    $242.10 AUD

  • Fiação

    by SENAI-SP Editora

    series Têxtil
    Didático e objetivo, este livro aborda os processos envolvidos na atividade de fiação. Nele, o leitor aprenderá sobre mistura de fibras, estiragem, duplicação, escartamento, paralelização e torção. Também conhecerá os principais tipos de fiações convencionais: sistema de abertura, carda, passadeira, estiro reunidor, penteadeira, maçaroqueira, filatório a anel, filatório a rotor, filatório a jato ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Characterization and Analysis of Microplastics

    by Teresa A.P. Rocha-Santos and 1 more

    series Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry #75
    Characterization and Analysis of Microplastics, Volume 75, aims to fulfill the gap on the existence of published analytical methodologies for the identification and quantification of microplastics. This overview includes the following main topics: introduction to the fate and behavior of microplastics in the environment, assessment of sampling techniques and sample handling, morphological, ... Read more

    $280.16 AUD

  • The Art of Writing Reasonable Organic Reaction Mechanisms

    by Robert B. Grossman

    Intended for students of intermediate organic chemistry, this text shows how to write a reasonable mechanism for an organic chemical transformation. The discussion is organized by types of mechanisms and the conditions under which the reaction is executed, rather than by the overall reaction as is the case in most textbooks. The treatment emphasizes unifying principles, showing how common ... Read more

    $76.55 AUD

  • Polyamic Acids and Polyimides

    Synthesis, Transformations, and Structure

    by Michael I. Bessonov and 1 more

    Polyamic Acids and Polyimides surveys significant developments in basic research in the chemistry and physics of polyamic acids and polyimides over the last several years. Traditional and new topics are discussed, including catalytical imidization, chemical reactions at thermal treatment, quantum-chemical study of synthesis and structure, properties of isolated molecules, and supermolecular and ... Read more

    $98.22 AUD

  • Databook of Antiblocking, Release, and Slip Additives

    by Anna Wypych

    Databook of Antiblocking, Release, and Slip Additives, Second Edition contains detailed information on over 300 important additives for polymers, including additives that are used to minimize adhesion, aid separation, and enhance processing and end-applications for polymers. Each additive is presented with data in the following categories: General Information, Physical Properties, Health and ... Read more

    $468.92 AUD

  • Tribology of Natural Fiber Polymer Composites

    by Navin Chand and 1 more

    series Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering
    Tribology of Natural Fiber Polymer Composites, Second Edition, covers the availability and processing of natural fiber polymer composites and their structural, thermal, mechanical and tribological properties and performance. Environmental concerns are driving demand for biodegradable materials such as plant-based, natural fiber-reinforced polymer composites. These composites are fast replacing ... Read more

    $373.55 AUD

  • Self Organized Nanostructures of Amphiphilic Block Copolymers II

    by Axel H.E. Müller and 1 more

    series Advances in Polymer Science #242
    Block Copolymer Surfactant Mixtures in Aqueous Solution: Can we Achieve Size and Shape Control by Co-Micellization?, by Thomas Hellweg; Non-ionic Thermoresponsive Polymers in Water, by Vladimir Aseyev, Heikki Tenhu and Françoise Winnik; From Coordination Polymers to Hierarchical Self-Assembled Structures, by Yun Yan, Arie de Keizer, Martien A. Cohen Stuart and Nicolaas A. M. Besseling; Processes ... Read more

    $332.19 AUD

  • Agricultural Biomass Based Potential Materials

    by Khalid Rehman Hakeem and 2 more

    Agricultural biomass is abundant worldwide and it can be considered as alternative source of renewable and sustainable materials which can be used as potential materials for different applications. Despite this enormous production of agricultural biomass, only a small fraction of the total biomass is utilized for different applications. Industry must be prepared to take advantage of the situation ... Read more

    $242.10 AUD

  • Formation and Cooperative Behaviour of Protein Complexes on the Cell Membrane

    by Ksenia Guseva

    series Springer Theses
    With the aim of providing a deeper insight into possible mechanisms of biological self-organization, this thesis presents new approaches to describe the process of self-assembly and the impact of spatial organization on the function of membrane proteins, from a statistical physics point of view. It focuses on three important scenarios: the assembly of membrane proteins, the collective response of ... Read more

    $143.10 AUD

  • Handbook of Fiber Science and Technology: Volume 1

    Chemical Processing of Fibers and Fabrics - Fundamentals and Preparation Part B

    by Menachem Lewin and 1 more

    Continuing the outstanding coverage from Part A, the authoritative information inFundamentals and Preparation, Part B rounds out the first comprehensive treatise onchemical processing of textiles. A systematic, single-source treatment of key topics inthe field, this state-of-the-art work introduces major savings in time and cost to yourwork with fibers and fabrics .. . provides a foundation for ... Read more

    $98.22 AUD

  • Non-Crimp Fabric Composites

    Manufacturing, Properties and Applications

    by Stepan V Lomov

    series Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering
    Non-crimp fabric (NCF) composites are reinforced with mats of straight (non-crimped) fibres, giving them such advantages as strength, ease of handling and low manufacturing costs. Non-crimp fabric composites provides a comprehensive review of the use of NCF composites, their manufacture and applications in engineering.Part one covers the manufacture of non-crimp fabrics, including also topics such ... Read more

    $281.70 AUD