A review of technology of personal heating garments.

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Abstract

Modern technology makes garments smart, which can help a wearer to manage in specific situations by improving the functionality of the garments. The personal heating garment (PHG) widens the operating temperature range of the garment and improves its protection against the cold. This paper describes several kinds of PHGs worldwide; their advantages and disadvantages are also addressed. Some challenges and suggestions are finally addressed with regard to the development of PHGs.

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  • Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics

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  • personal heating garment (PHG), human comfort, energy save, cold protection
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)387-404
JournalInternational Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics
Volume16
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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