Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
502024592018TECHNICAL TEXTILES ICompulsory472
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To introduce the Technical Textiles, to give information about main properties of technical fibers, the structure of technical yarn and fabrics,
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Güldemet Başal Bayraktar
Learning Outcomes
1an ability to recognize technical textiles and different application areas
2an ability to identify main properties of technical fibers
3an understanding of the structure of technical yarns and fabrics and production methods
4
5
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
To introduce textile materials and products produced mainly for technical performance and functional properties rather than aesthetic and decorative characteristics.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to technical textiles
2Main properties of polymers
3Mechanical properties of fibers
4Thermal properties of fibers
5High performnce fibers
6Structure of technical yarns and their production techniques
7Fiber spinning
8Production techniques of staple yarns
9Knitted fabrics and their technical application areas
10Midterm
11Woven fabrics and their technical application areas
12Braided fabrics and their technical application areas
13Nonwoven fabrics and fabrics and their technical application areas
14Composites
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16
Recommended or Required Reading
 Morton, WE; Hearle, JWS Physical Properties of Textile Fibers, 3rd ed. Manchester, UK: The Textile Institute (1993)  Hearle, J.W.S. “High Performance Fibres”, Woodhead Publishing Ltd. (2001)  Hoorocks, A.R. and Anand S.C. “Handbook of Technical Textiles”, Woodhead Publishing Ltd. (2000)  Adanur, Sabit . “Wellington Sears Handbook of Industrial Textiles”, Technomic Publishing Company, Inc. (1995)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination170
Homework130
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 Lectures13226
Project Preparation11010
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)68
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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