Comfort and computation of textiles

Course Description

Lecturer: Benny Malengier & Atsushi Sakuma
University: UGent & KIT
Country: Belgium & Japan
Semester: 3
Contact/Study: 15/120

The aim of the course is to extend the knowledge in the field of human comfort wearing different kinds of clothing. Topics addressed in this course are physiological comfort, thermal comfort, sensorial comfort, ergonomic comfort (what makes fabrics comfortable?) different methods of measuring comfort in humans, laboratory methods of fabrics and clothing assessment, modelling of comfort.