JEFF- The Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics
A Publication of Original Research & Advances in Fibers, Fibrous Materials and their Components & Applications
Volume 3, Issue 2 - 2008

Original Papers

Study on the Chemical Modification Process of Jute Fiber
Wei-ming Wang
Zai-sheng Cai, Ph.D.

Jian-yong Yu, Ph.D.

Donghua University, Shanghai

Electrospun Fibrinogen-Polydioxanone Composite Matrix: Potential for In Situ Urologic Tissue Engineering
Michael C. McManus, M.D.
Scott A. Sell
Whitney C. Bowen
Harry P. Koo, M.D.
David G. Simpson, Ph.D.
Gary L. Bowlin, Ph.D.

Virginia Commonwealth University

Characterization of Secondary Structure Transformation of Stretched and Slenderized Wool Fibers with FTIR Spectra
Jinbo Yao, Ph. D.
Yanbo Liu, Ph. D.
Suoting Yang
Jianzhong Liu

Tianjin Polytechnic University

Effects of Fiber Denier, Fiber Cross-Sectional Shape and Fabric Density on Acoustical Behavior of Vertically Lapped Nonwoven Fabrics
Mevlut Tascan, Ph.D.
Edward A. Vaughn, Ph.D.

Clemson University

Banana Fibers – Variability and Fracture Behaviour
Samrat Mukhopadhyay, Ph.D.
Raul Fangueiro, Ph.D.

University of Minho

Yusuf Arpaç
Ülkü Şentürk

Ege University

Book Review

“An Introduction to Electrospinning and Nanofibers”
Authors: Seeram Ramakrishna, Kazutoshi Fujihara, Wee-Eong Teo, Teik-Cheng Lim, & Zuwei Ma,
World Scientific Publishing Company, Singapore.
Reviewer: Prof. Dr. Andreas Greiner
Philipps-Universität Marburg,


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Simulation of C-CP Fiber-Based Air Filtration
Christopher L. Cox, Ph.D.
Philip J. Brown, Ph.D.

Clemson University

John C. Larzelere
Naval Surface Warfare Center

Case Studies of Air Filtration at Microscales: Micro- and Nanofiber Media
Benoît Mazé, Ph.D.
Behnam Pourdeyhimi, Ph.D.

North Carolina State University

Hooman V. Tafreshi, Ph.D.
Virginia Commonwealth University,

Two-Scale Modeling Approach to Predict Permeability of Fibrous Media
Sudhakar Jaganathan
Behnam Pourdeyhimi, Ph.D.

North Carolina State University

Hooman V. Tafreshi, Ph.D.
Virginia Commonwealth University

Effect of Nanofibers on Spore Penetration
and Lunar Dust Filtration

Phil Gibson, Ph.D.
Heidi Schreuder-Gibson, Ph.D.
Robert Stote
Margaret Roylance, Ph.D.
Cathy Capone

U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research

Masami Nakagawa, Ph.D.
Colorado School of Mines

Oriented Fiber Filter Media
R. Bharadwaj
A. Patel
S. Chokdeepanich, Ph.D.
G.G. Chase, Ph.D.

The University of Akron

Use of Ultrasonic Sensors for Characterization of Membrane Fouling and Cleaning
Elmira Kujundzic, Ph.D.
Keith Cobry
Alan R. Greenberg, Ph.D.
and Mark Hernandez, Ph.D.

Mark Hernandez, Ph.D.
University of Colorado at Boulder