A review of technology of personal heating garments.

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A review of technology of personal heating garments. / Wang, Faming; Gao, Chuansi; Kuklane, Kalev; Holmér, Ingvar.

In: International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2010, p. 387-404.

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Wang, Faming ; Gao, Chuansi ; Kuklane, Kalev ; Holmér, Ingvar. / A review of technology of personal heating garments. In: International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics. 2010 ; Vol. 16, No. 3. pp. 387-404.

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TY - JOUR

T1 - A review of technology of personal heating garments.

AU - Wang, Faming

AU - Gao, Chuansi

AU - Kuklane, Kalev

AU - Holmér, Ingvar

PY - 2010

Y1 - 2010

N2 - 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.

AB - 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.

KW - personal heating garment (PHG)

KW - human comfort

KW - energy save

KW - cold protection

M3 - Article

VL - 16

SP - 387

EP - 404

JO - International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics

JF - International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics

SN - 2376-9130

IS - 3

ER -