Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
502002031998PRINCIPLES OF SPINNINGCompulsory232
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course are defining spinning terminology and giving information about yarn quality, the fundamentals of staple fibre spinning, technical calculations and some modern spinning systems.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Kadoğlu
Learning Outcomes
1To understand the fundamentals of the yarn spinning,
2To express different spinning technologies,
3To illustrate various yarn preparation and spinning machines operation,
4To organize and plan spinning mills,
5To calculate yarn spinning parameters,
6The skill of making researches about yarn quality.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The techniques available for manufacturing yarns from staple fibres, Yarn numbering and fibre properties, The principles involved in opening, cleaning, blending, drafting, twisting and winding, Short and long staple spinning systems, Filament yarn processing, Production planning in spinning mills.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Definition of the yarn manufacturing concept and classification of the yarn types.
2Yarn numbering, numbering of single and multi folded yarns, yarn conversion equations and solving related problems.
3The theory of drafting.
4Motion transfer mechanisms in drafting systems and mechanical solutions of the drafting systems.
5Twist, twist calculations and solutions of related problems
6Definition of the short staple spinning systems, machinery of carded and combed spinning systems
7Introduction of opening, cleaning, blending and drafting machines
8Introduction of opening, cleaning, blending and drafting machines
9Conventional ring and compact spinning machines
10Intermediate exam
11Introduction of the rotor spinning machine
12Modern spinning methods such as friction, air jet, vortex and self-twist spinning.
13Long staple spinning, spinning silk, introduction of filament spinning machines
14Production planning and yarn quality specifications.
Recommended or Required Reading
 Gemici B., “Pamuk Iplikciligi Ders Kitabi”, Bornova/ Izmir, (1999)  Klein W., “The Technology of Short –staple Spinning”, The Textile Institute, (1987)  Klein W., “A Practical Guide to Opening and Carding”, The Textile Institute, (1987)  Klein W., “A Practical Guide to Combing and Drawing”, The Textile Institute, (1987)  Klein W., “A Practical Guide to Ring Spinning”, The Textile Institute, (1987)  Klein W., “ New Spinning Systems ”, The Textile Institute, (1987)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination12020
Final Examination12020
Attending Lectures13226
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)66
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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