Textiles and Their Use in Microbial Protection: Focus on Covid-19 and Other Viruses (Textile Institute Professional Publications) (Paperback)
Textiles and Their Use in Microbial Protection: Focus on COVID-19 and Other Viruses provides readers with vital information about disinfection mechanisms used in textile applications in the fight against dangerous microbes and viruses.
Introduces the basics of textile materials used for medical applications
Features key information on virology, characterization, indication, and passivation of COVID-19
Describes UV, photocatalysis, photooxidation, application of TiO2, copper-based viral inhibition, and activated carbon
Discusses antiviral finishes for the protection against SARS-CoV-2, particle penetration in dense cotton fabrics under swollen state, and the impact of moisture on face masks and their designs
Aimed at textile and materials engineers as well as readers in medical fields, this text offers a comprehensive view of fundamentals and solutions in the use of textiles for microbial protection.
About the Author
Jiri Militky is Professor in the Department of Materials Engineering and Head of PhD studies board for the Faculty of Textile Engineering at Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic. Aravin Prince Periyasamy is Researcher at the Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic. Mohanapriya Venkataraman is Assistant Professor in the Department of Material Engineering, Faculty of Textile Engineering at Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic.