This item is in: Textile > ClothingAnthropometry, apparel sizing and design
Edited by D Gupta, Indian Institute of Technology, India and N Zakaria, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Malaysia
Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles No. 148
One of the greatest challenges for the apparel industry is to produce garments that fit customers properly. Anthropometry refers to the study of body dimensions such as size, weight and shape. Anthropometric data is critical in determining sizing systems for clothes and their design. This book reviews recent research in anthropometry, sizing systems and their applications to the design of clothing.
Published in association with The Textile InstituteISBN 0 85709 681 8
ISBN-13: 978 0 85709 681 4
450 pages 234 x 156mm hardback
Approx. £150.00 / US$255.00 / €180.00
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About the editors
Dr. Deepti Gupta, Assistant Professor, Department of Textile Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, India and Dr. Norsaadah Zakaria, Department of Textile Technology, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Malaysia
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Introduction to garment sizing and design. Part 1 Anthropometric methods and analysis: Principles of anthropometry for the clothing industry; Anthropometric methods: Body measurement devices and techniques; Analysing anthropometric data: Tools and techniques for identifying key body dimensions; Analysing anthropometric data: Tools and techniques for segmentation and classification in developing clothing sizing systems. Part 2 Clothing sizing systems: International sizing surveys for clothing design; The development of sizing systems for clothing; International clothing sizing systems and classification; Clothing size designation and labelling. Part 3 Sizing and clothing design: Static human body modelling and clothing design; Body motion modelling, clothing design and fit; Clothing pattern drafting and design; Manikins for clothing size fit and analysis.