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Functional Textiles for Improved Performance, Protection and Health by G. Sun, N Pan

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Biomechanics in skin/clothing interactions

M. Xing and W. Zhong,     University of Manitoba, Canada

N. Pan,     University of California, Davis, USA

Abstract:

Skin/clothing interactions or abrasions lead to discomfort or blistering. These irritations may turn out to be critical in athletic competitions or military missions. However, despite the theoretical and practical importance of the problem, no research has been published investigating the connections between skin abnormalities and the physical properties of the fabric (elastic modulus, thickness, mass density, and friction coefficients), or between the initial gap and relative interaction intensity between skin and fabric. This chapter therefore seeks to fill this gap by describing ...

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