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Advances in Mathematical Physics
Volume 2015, Article ID 817437, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/817437
Research Article

Influence of Hierarchic Structure on the Moisture Permeability of Biomimic Woven Fabric Using Fractal Derivative Method

1Key Laboratory of Advanced Textile Composites, Ministry of Education of China, Tianjin 300387, China
2School of Textiles, Tianjin Polytechnic University, Tianjin 300387, China
3National Engineering Laboratory for Modern Silk, College of Textile and Engineering, Soochow University, Suzhou 251123, China

Received 16 July 2014; Accepted 7 September 2014

Academic Editor: Xiao-Jun Yang

Copyright © 2015 Jie Fan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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