Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
502002332018PRINCIPLES OF WEAVING - KNITTINGCompulsory234
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
• To introduce the basic principles of weft and warp knitting, • To explain the technical terms and notations • To give information about production and patterning techniques of weft knitting • To introduce the basic knitting structures and specifications • To determine the required parameters for production of quality knitted product • To explain the faults in knitted fabrics and the causes and solutions of faults • To introduce weaving preparation, the basic principles of weaving, weaving machines, and design methods for woven fabrics
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Arzu Marmaralı , Prof. Dr. Güldemet Başal Bayraktar
Learning Outcomes
1The ability to understand the basic principles and classifications of knitting
2The ability to explain the technical terms and to use notations
3The ability to explain the loop formation in weft knitting
4The ability to understand the patterning methods of weft knitting
5The ability to introduce the basic knitting structures and specifications
6The ability to determine the required parameters for production of quality knitted product
7The ability to describe the faults of knitted fabrics and to list the causes of faults
8an ability to recognize the processes yarn subjected to during the weaving preparation
9an ability to identify the components of weaving machines and their properties
10an ability to identify woven fabric production technique
11an ability to identify the properties of woven fabrics
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
-Definition and classification of knitting, basic machine parts of knitting machines, the methods of loop formation, technical terms, basic knitting structures and specifications, different loop forms, the definition of knitting faults and causes and solutions of faults. -Principles of weaving, classification of woven fabrics, weaving preparation processes, the components of weaving machines, classification of weaving machines, basic woven designs
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
01. The definition, of weaving, application areas of woven fabrics 2. The definition, classification and application areas of knitting1. Woven fabrics 2. The classification and of knitting
11.Weaving preparation processes 2. The basic machine parts of knitting machines 1. Weaving preparation 2. Knitting machines
21.Winding and its purpose 2. The classification of weft knitting machines and specifications 1. Winding machines 2. Weft knitting machines
31.winding machines and their basic parts 2. Loop formation on knitting machines 1.Winding machines 2. Loop formation on knitting machines
41. Warping process and warping machines 2. Tuck and miss formation on knitting machines 1. Creel and warping machines 2. Tuck and miss formation on knitting machines
51. Warp sizing process and machines 2. Technical terms, basic knitting structures and specifications 1. Sizing machines 2. Basic knitting structures
61. Draw in process, weave pattern, peg plan 2. Technical terms, basic knitting structures and specifications 1.Draw in process, weave pattern, peg plan 2. Basic knitting structures
71.Classification of weaving machines 2. Different knitting structures and specifications 1.Basic parts of weaving machine 2. Different knitting structures
81.Shedding systems 2. Different knitting structures and specifications 1.Shedding systems 2. Different knitting structures
9Midterm exam
101.Weft insertion systems (shuttle, projectile, rapier) 2. Other patterning technics, Basic knitting derivatives 1. Weft insertion systems 2. Other knitting derivatives
111.Weft insertion systems (air jet, water jet) 2. Quality in knitted fabrics1.Weft insertion systems 2. Quality in knitted fabrics
121.Weaving calculaions 2. Knitted fabric faults and solutions 1.Weaving calculations 2. Knitted fabric faults and solutions
131.Defects in woven fabrics 2. Knitted fabric faults and solutions 1. Fabric defects 2. Knitted fabric faults and solutions
14Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
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) A. Ormerod ve W.S. Sondhelm “Weaving-Technology and Operations”, The Textile Institute, Manchester 1995. B. K. Behera, P. K. Hari, “Woven textile structure”, Woodhead Publishing Limited, UK, 2010 Jinlian HU, “Structure and mechanics of woven fabrics”, Woodhead Publishing Limited, UK, 2004 K. L. Gandhi, “Woven Textiles”, Woodhead Publishing Limited, UK, 2012 H.R. Alpay , “Dokuma Makinaları”, TMMOB Makine Mühendisleri Odası, 1985
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
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 Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures13339
Individual Study for Mid term Examination14040
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)121
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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