TY - CHAP A1 - Alenka Pavko-ÄŒuden A2 - Darja Rant ED1 - Bipin Kumar ED2 - Suman Thakur Y1 - 2017-09-20 PY - 2017 T1 - Multifunctional Foldable Knitted Structures: Fundamentals, Advances and Applications N2 - This book presents a global view of the development and applications of technical textiles with the description of materials, structures, properties, characterizations, functions and relevant production technologies, case studies, challenges, and opportunities. Technical textile is a transformative research area, dealing with the creation and studies of new generations of textiles that hoist many new scientific and technological challenges that have never been encountered before. The book emphasizes more on the principles of textile science and technology to provide solutions to several engineering problems. All chapter topics are exclusive and selectively chosen and designed, and they are extensively explored by different authors having specific knowledge in each area. BT - Textiles for Advanced Applications SP - Ch. 3 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.69292 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.69292 SN - 978-953-51-3501-2 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2018-09-21 ER -