Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
502023182013WEFT KNITTINGCompulsory364
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To introduce the basic principles of weft knitting technology, the production and patterning methods of circular knitting machines, the structure of weft knitted products and specifications. To introduce the hosiery machines and explain the hosiery production.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Arzu MARMARALI, Doç. Dr. Gözde ERTEKİN
Learning Outcomes
1The ability to understand the principles of weft knitting technology
2The skill of ordering the parts and properties of circular knitting machines
3The ability to understand the production methods of circular knitting machines
4The skill of comparing the circular knitted fabrics and specifications
5The skill of identifying the patterning mechanisms of circular knitting machines and preparing the pattern
6The ability to make settings in circular knitting machines
7The ability to understand the hosiery machines and the properties of stockings
8Ability to research and make a presentation about weft knitting
9Ability to work in a team
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Classification of weft knitting machines, basic parts and working principles of circular knitting machines, the methods of loop formation, patterning techniques, circular knitted structures and specifications, hosiery production, hosiery machines and their working principles
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Classification and identification of circular knitting machinesIdentification of circular knitting machines
2Yarn feeder systems on circular knittingYarn feeder systems on circular knitting
3Fabric take-down systems on circular knittingFabric take-down systems on circular knitting
4Loop formation on circular knittingLoop formation on circular knitting
5Patterning on circular knittingPatterning on circular knitting
6Patterning on circular knittingPatterning on circular knitting
7Special patterning methods on circular knitting machinesSpecial patterning methods on circular knitting machines
8Special patterning methods (ongoing)Special patterning methods (ongoing)
9Technical visit
10Midterm exam
11Hosiery machinesHosiery machines
12Hosiery machinesHosiery machines
13Presentations of students
14Presentations of students
15Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
• MARMARALI Arzu, Yuvarlak Örme Makineleri (Atkı Örmeciliği Ders Notu), E.Ü. Mühendislik Fakültesi Tekstil Müh. Bölümü (2008), • Bayazıt MARMARALI, A., Atkı Örmeciliğine Giriş, E.Ü. T.K.A.U.M Yayın No:9, (2003), • Spencer, D. J., Knitting Technology, Pergamon Pres, (1989), • Iyer, C., Mammel, B., Schach, W., Circular Knitting, Meisenbach GmbH, (1995)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures10220
Practice10110
Team/Group Work11010
Field Trip133
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12525
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)78
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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