Electrically heated clothing (EHC) for protection against cold stress

P. Xu, Faming Wang, M. Zhao

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The design requirements, heat transfer processes and architecture of electrically heated clothing (EHC) used for protecting the human body against cold stress are explicitly described. Performance assessment methods for EHC are explored and future trends in development of EHC comprising smart textiles are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProtective Clothing
Subtitle of host publicationManaging Thermal Stress
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9781782420408
ISBN (Print)9781782420323
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Cold stress
  • Cold-protective clothing
  • Electrically heated clothing
  • Smart textiles

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering
  • General Materials Science


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