Anthropometry Apparel Sizing and Design

Anthropometry  Apparel Sizing and Design
  • Author : Norsaadah Zakaria,Deepti Gupta
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 05 October 2019
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Anthropometry, Apparel Sizing and Design, Second Edition, reviews techniques in anthropometry, sizing system developments, and their applications to clothing design. The book addresses the need for the improved characterization of population size, weights and the shapes of consumers. This new edition presents the very latest advances, and is expanded to include in-depth coverage of sizing and fit for specific groups and applications. Sections cover the development of sizing systems, classification and body types, the use of anthropometric data, body measurement

Anthropometry Apparel Sizing and Design

Anthropometry  Apparel Sizing and Design
  • Author : Deepti Gupta,Norsaadah Zakaria
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 February 2014
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One of the greatest challenges for the apparel industry is to produce garments that fit customers properly. Anthropometry, Apparel Sizing and Design addresses the need for improved characterization of our populations in order to tailor garments according to size, weight, and shape of consumers. This book reviews techniques in anthropometry, sizing system developments, and their applications to clothing design. Part one considers a range of anthropometric methods. The text discusses the range of sizing systems, including data mining techniques, useful

Clothing for Children and Teenagers

Clothing for Children and Teenagers
  • Author : Norsaadah Zakaria
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 07 June 2016
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Clothing for Children and Teenagers: Anthropometry, Sizing and Fit addresses the complexities of developing size specifications for clothing aimed at seven to seventeen year olds. Children and teenagers experience rapid physical growth and alterations in body shape as they develop—changes that pose significant challenges in creating apparel sizing systems. The book begins by introducing the principles of apparel fit and sizing systems. Drawing on the author’s own fieldwork, it goes on to discuss methods of conducting anthropometric surveys

Sizing in Clothing

Sizing in Clothing
  • Author : S Ashdown
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 11 April 2007
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The basic concepts behind sizing systems currently used in the manufacture of ready-to-wear garments were originally developed in the 19th century. These systems are frequently based on outdated anthropometric data, they lack standard labelling, and they generally do not accommodate the wide variations of body sizes and proportions that exist in the population. However, major technological improvements have made new population data available worldwide, with the potential to affect the future of sizing in many ways. New developments in computer-aided

Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors

Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Author : Ravindra S. Goonetilleke,Waldemar Karwowski
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 22 June 2017
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This book reports on the state of the art in physical ergonomics and is concerned with the design of products, process, services, and work systems to assure their productive, safe, and satisfying use by people. With focus on the human body's responses to physical and physiological work demands, repetitive strain injuries from repetition, vibration, force, and posture are the most common types of issues examined, along with their design implications. The book explores a wide range of topics in physical

Designing Apparel for Consumers

Designing Apparel for Consumers
  • Author : M-E Faust,S Carrier
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 03 April 2014
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Given its importance for consumer satisfaction and thus brand success, apparel fit is a major challenge for retailers and brands across the industry. Consequently there have been major developments in sizing research and how it can be used in apparel design. This book reviews how these developments are affecting clothing design for different groups of consumers. Part one identifies various aspects of body shape, size, volume and the psychological aspects of designing apparel. This section covers topics such as body

DHM and Posturography

DHM and Posturography
  • Author : Sofia Scataglini,Gunther Paul
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 22 August 2019
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DHM and Posturography explores the body of knowledge and state-of-the-art in digital human modeling, along with its application in ergonomics and posturography. The book provides an industry first introductory and practitioner focused overview of human simulation tools, with detailed chapters describing elements of posture, postural interactions, and fields of application. Thus, DHM tools and a specific scientific/practical problem – the study of posture – are linked in a coherent framework. In addition, sections show how DHM interfaces with the most common

Advances in Apparel Production

Advances in Apparel Production
  • Author : Catherine Fairhurst
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 May 2008
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Apparel production is a complex process often involving an international supply chain which must respond rapidly to the changing needs and tastes of consumers. This important book discusses the technological improvements which are transforming the speed, flexibility and productivity of the industry. The first part of the book reviews advances in apparel design. There are chapters on modelling fabric and garment drape, computer-aided colour matching, yarn design and pattern making. Other chapters discuss key issues in apparel sizing and fit,

Clothing Appearance and Fit

Clothing Appearance and Fit
  • Author : J Fan,W Yu,L Hunter
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 September 2004
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Fashion and beauty have helped shape history and today more than ever, we find ourselves under increasing pressure to think about what we wear, what we look good in and how best to enhance our body shape and size. Behind this seemingly superficial industry, however, lies a technical thinking firmly grounded in science and technology. In one fully comprehensive book, Clothing appearance and fit: Science and technology provides a critical appreciation of the technological developments and scientific understanding of the