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Intelligent textiles for personal protection and safety [electronic resource] / edited by Sundaresan Jayaraman, Paul Kiekens and Ana Marija Grancaric.

Contributor(s): Jayaraman, Sundaresan | Kiekens, Paul, 1955- | Grancaric, Ana Marija | NATO Public Diplomacy Division | NATO Programme for Security through Science | NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Intelligent Textiles for Personal Protection and Safety (2005 : Zadar, Croatia).
Material type: TextTextSeries: NATO security through science seriesDInformation and communication security: v. 3.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Washington, D.C. : IOS Press, c2006Description: 1 online resource (vii, 147 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1423797477 (electronic bk.); 9781423797470 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Protective clothing -- Congresses | Smart materials -- Congresses | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Technical & Manufacturing Industries & TradesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Intelligent textiles for personal protection and safety.DDC classification: 687/.16 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: Technology is the key to combating terrorism and protecting ordinary citizens, first responders and soldiers, among others, from danger. The area of intelligent textiles has a high potential for payoff in the fight against terrorism. Each chapter in the book provides an in-depth assessment of one particular facet of this emerging discipline - from analysis of the threats and sensing technologies to ergonomics of protecting clothing - presented by leading international experts.
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Proceedings from the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Intelligent Textiles for Personal Protection and Safety, Zadar, Croatia, 7-10 September 2005.

"Published in cooperation with NATO Public Diplomacy Division."

"This publication is supported by: The NATO Programme for Security through Science"--Cover.

Includes bibliographical references and author index.

Technology is the key to combating terrorism and protecting ordinary citizens, first responders and soldiers, among others, from danger. The area of intelligent textiles has a high potential for payoff in the fight against terrorism. Each chapter in the book provides an in-depth assessment of one particular facet of this emerging discipline - from analysis of the threats and sensing technologies to ergonomics of protecting clothing - presented by leading international experts.

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