Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103075552010Properties and Yarn Spinning Processes of Special Animal FibresElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Introduction to the properties and yarn spinning processes of special animal fibres.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr.Pınar Çelik
Learning Outcomes
1Having information on the properties of special animal fibers
2Understanding of the long staple spinning process of special animal fibers
3Understanding of the short staple spinning process of special animal fibers
4Ability to plan the spinning process according to raw material
5The skill of researching and prosenting about animal fibers and their processes
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
— Production of special animal fibres in the World and Turkey. — The properties of Angora rabbit fibres and yarn spinning processes. — The properties of silk fibres and yarn spinning processes. — The properties of cashmere fibres and yarn spinning processes. — The properties of camel hair and alpaca fibres and yarn spinning processes. — The properties of mohair fibres and yarn spinning processes.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Production of special animal fibres in the World and Turkey
2The properties of Angora rabbit fibres and yarn spinning processes.
3The properties of Angora rabbit fibres and yarn spinning processes.
4The properties of cashmere fibres and yarn spinning processes.
5The properties of cashmere fibres and yarn spinning processes.
6The properties of silk fibres and yarn spinning processes.
7The properties of silk fibres and yarn spinning processes.
8Midterm exam
9The properties of camel hair and alpaca fibres and yarn spinning processes.
10The properties of camel hair and alpaca fibres and yarn spinning processes.
11The properties of mohair fibres and yarn spinning processes.
12The properties of mohair fibres and yarn spinning processes.
13Physical properties of the fabrics
14Physical properties of the fabrics
15
16
Recommended or Required Reading
Silk, Mohair, Cashmere and Other Luxury Fibers, The Textile Institute, 2001. Some paper, websites and brochures. Lecturer’s notes
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination120
Homework180
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination14040
Final Examination14040
Attending Lectures13339
Report Presentation253106
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)225
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO14    3
LO24  1 3
LO34  1 3
LO43 11  
LO5    42
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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