Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
502024061994WARP KNITTINGCompulsory474
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To introduce and classify the basic principles of warp knitting technology, the production and patterning methods of warp knitting machines, the fabrics knitted on Raschel and Tricot machines and their properties, to inform about the use of warp knitted structures in technical applications, to explain the crochet knitting machines
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Arzu MARMARALI
Learning Outcomes
1The ability to understand the basic principles of warp knitting technology
2The skill of ordering the parts and properties of warp knitting machines
3The ability to understand the production methods of warp knitting technology
4The ability to identify the warp knitted structures and compare their properties
5The ability to identify the patterning mechanisms of warp knitting machines and make patterns
6The ability to identify the technical fabric structures knitted with warp technology and compare their properties
7The ability to understand the crochet knitting machines and their specifications
8The skill of individual study
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Classification of warp knitting machines, basic parts and working principles of warp knitting machines, the methods of loop formation and patterning techniques, warp knitted structures and their properties, technical warp knitted structures, crochet machines
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0Identification of warp knitting technology and classification of machines
1General terms and definitionsBasic machine adjustments
2Comparing Tricot and Raschel knitting machinesYarn feeding and fabric take-down systems on warp knitting machines
3Tricot Knitting Technology Tricot Machines
4Raschel Knitting TechnologyRaschel Machines
5Basic principles and notations of laying-inBasic principles of laying-in
6Basic Tricot fabricsIdentify of basic Tricot fabrics
7Midterm exam
8Basic Raschel fabricsIdentify of basic Raschel fabrics
9The production of net and pile fabrics in warp knittingIdentify of net and pile fabrics
10Other patterning techniques Video screening
11Other patterning techniques Video screening
12Double needle-bar Raschel machinesTechnical warp knitted structures
13Crochet MachinesCrochet Machines
14Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
• Arzu MARMARALI, Çözgü Örmeciliği, 2014, Meta Basım, ISBN: 978-605-85113-0-9, • Raz, S. , Warp Knitting Production, Heidelberg, (1987 ) ISBN: 3-87529-022-4, • Karl Mayer and Liba Machine catalogues
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 Examination175
Homework125
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)
Attending Lectures13226
Practice12112
Team/Group Work11212
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12525
Individual Study for Final Examination13535
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)110
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO1    4222    1
LO2    32 22    
LO3    3 1    3 
LO4    4 4 3  33
LO5    33 52    
LO6    2  22   1
LO7           5 
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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