Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
TEK735TEXTILE COMPOSITES AND APPLICATIONSElective352
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Language of Instruction
Objectives of the Course
1. To introduce the basic properties of textile composites 2. To provide information about the production processes and properties of textile composites 3. To give information about the fibers and matrices used in textile composites 4. To provide information about the mechanical tests applied to textile composites 5. To explain the application areas of textile composites
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Mustafa ERTEKİN, Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Seçkin ERDEN
Learning Outcomes
1Understanding the general properties of textile composites
2Understanding the production processes and properties of textile composites
3Understanding the properties of fibers and matrices used in textile composites
4Understanding the mechanical tests applied to textile composites
5Understanding the application areas of textile composites
6Ability to work in a team
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
-
Recommended Optional Programme Components
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Course Contents
Basic principles of textile composites, fibers and matrices used in textile ccomposite production, production methods of textile composites, mechanical tests applied to textile composites, application areas of textile composites
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1What is composite, Properties and general introduction of composites
2Textile Composites
3Fibers used in textile composites
4Matrices used in textile composites: Thermosetting Matrices Thermoplastic Matrices
5Production of Textile Composites
6Applications of textile composites production
7Applications of textile composites production
8Mechanical tests applied to textile composites
9Mechanical tests applied to Textile Composites
10Midterm
11Presentation (homework)
12Factory tour
13Applications of textile composites
14Applications of textile composites
15Applications of textile composites
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Lecturer notes 2. Oñate, Eugenio, and Bernd Kröplin, eds. Textile composites and inflatable structures. Vol. 3. Springer Science & Business Media, 2006. 3. Long, Andrew Craig, ed. Design and manufacture of textile composites. Elsevier, 2005. 4. Binetruy, Christophe, ed. Recent Advances in Textile Composites: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Textile Composites; TEXCOMP 10; 2010. 5. Mobasher, Barzin. Mechanics of fiber and textile reinforced cement composites. CRC press, 2011. 6. Miravete, Antonio, ed. 3-D textile reinforcements in composite materials. Woodhead Publishing, 1999. 7. Triantafillou, Thanasis, ed. Textile fibre composites in civil engineering. Woodhead Publishing, 2016. 8. Seydibeyoglu, M. Ozgur, Amar K. Mohanty, and Manjusri Misra, eds. Fiber Technology for Fiber-Reinforced Composites. Woodhead Publishing, 2017
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the sections of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation".
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 Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Work Placement(s)
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Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures13113
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
Homework11515
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)73
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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