Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
502002042003TEXTILE CHEMISTRY ICompulsory234
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of Textile Chemistry I course which is a basic course for textile engineering is to explain the chemical structures and chemical properties of fibers.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Necdet Seventekin
Learning Outcomes
1To realize the chemical structure, general properties and supramolecular structure of cellulosic fibers
2To realize the chemical structure, general properties and supramolecular structure of protein fibers
3To realize the chemical structure, general properties and supramolecular structure of synthetic fibers
4To classify the fibers
5To explain the effects of various chemicals to the fiber properties
6To explain the effects of various environment conditions to the fiber properties
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Cellulose fibres, chemical structure of cellulose macromolecules. The morphologies, chemical properties and modifications o cellulose fibres. Chemical properties of protein fibres. Synthetic fibres and their morphologies. Chemical structures and properties of PES, PA, PAC fibres.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Classification of fibers, Chemical and supramolecular structure of cellulose fibers
2Chemical properties of cellulose fibers. The effects of water, acids, alkalis, salts, oxidizing agents over cellulose fibers. The behaviour of cellulose to the high temperatures.
3Cellulose derivatives, cellulose ethers, cellulose ethers as the result of the fiber structure deformation, cellulose ethers without the fiber structure deformation, Cellulose esters, the reactions with the fiber structure deformation, the reactions with the fiber structure deformation, cellulose acetals
4Chemical structures and properties of protein fibers, the structure of peptid macromolecules, Chemical structure of wool keratin. The bonds between the macromolecules of wool keratin, (Covalent bonds, salt bonds, hydrogen bridges, Apolar bonds).
5Chemical properties of wool fibers. The effects of water, acids, alkalis, salts over wool fibers.
6The effects of reductive, oxidative agents, light and temperature over wool fibers.
7Completely artificial (synthetic) fibers, Supramolecular structure of synthetic fibers. Attractive forces between macromolecules. The effect of temperature over supramolecular structure, glass transition point, melting point,
8Chemical properties of polyester fibers. The effects of water, acids, alkalis over protein fibers.
9The effects of reductive, oxidative agents, solvents, light, atmospheric conditions and high temperature over polyester fibers.
10Mid-term
11Chemical properties of polyamide fibers. The effects of water, acids, alkalis, reductive agents, oxidative agents, salts over polyamide fibers.
12The effects of organic compounds, temperature and light over polyamide fibers.
13Chemical properties of polyacrylnitrile fibers
14The effects of water, chemical agents, high temperature, light and open-air conditions to the polyacrylnitrile fibers.
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Necdet Seventekin, Tekstil Kimyası E.Ü. Tekstil ve Konfeksiyon Araştırma-Uygulama Merkezi Yayınları Bornova/İZMİR-2004 2. Işık Tarakçıoğlu, Tekstil Terbiyesi ve Makinaları, Cilt I, II, III.
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 Examination14747
Final Examination14747
Attending Lectures13226
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
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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