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The Journal of Association of Universities for Textiles (AUTEX)


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Electrical Properties of PPy-Coated Conductive Fabrics for Human Joint Motion Monitoring

1, 2 / Zhang Xiaofeng2 / Li Guohao2 / 1, 2 / Ding Xin1, 2

1Key Lab of Textile Science & Technology, Ministry of Education, Donghua University, Shanghai 201620, P R China

2College of textiles, Donghua University, Shanghai 200237, P.R. China

© 2016 Autex Research Journal. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 3.0 License. (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0)

Citation Information: Autex Research Journal. Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages 7–12, ISSN (Online) 2300-0929, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/aut-2015-0048, April 2016

Publication History

Published Online:
2016-04-14

Abstract

Body motion signals indicate several pathological features of the human body, and a wearable human motion monitoring system can respond to human joint motion signal in real time, thereby enabling the prevention and treatment of some diseases. Because conductive fabrics can be well integrated with the garment, they are ideal as a sensing element of wearable human motion monitoring systems. This study prepared polypyrrole conductive fabric by in situ polymerization, and the anisotropic property of the conductive fabric resistance, resistance–strain relationship, and the relationship between resistance and the human knee and elbow movements are discussed preliminarily.

Keywords: body motion; conductive fabric; PPy; anisotropic; resistance–strain

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