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Heat and moisture transfer through silkworm cocoon walls.

Jin, Xing 2016, Heat and moisture transfer through silkworm cocoon walls., PhD. thesis, Deakin University.

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Title Heat and moisture transfer through silkworm cocoon walls.
Author Jin, Xing
Institution Deakin University
Faculty Institute for Frontier Materials
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD.
Thesis advisor Wang, Xungai
Zhang JinORCID iD for Zhang Jin
Date submitted 2016-05
Keyword(s) Silkworms
protective clothing
Summary A silkworm cocoon is a biological porous structure which provides multiple protective functions. The knowledge from this natural protective system could contribute to develop advanced materials and structures with superior performances and meet the human demanding of novel breathable materials for enhanced thermal protection and comfort.
Language eng
Field of Research 091202 - Composite and Hybrid Materials 40%
090301 - Biomaterials 30%
091205 - Functional Materials 30%
Socio Economic Objective 970109 - Expanding Knowledge in Engineering 60%; 810109 - Personnel 40%
Description of original xix, 200 pages : figures, tables, illustrations, some coloured.
Restricted until 2017-05-13
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