Textile Materials

Course Code: 
TEXT 178
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
2
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
The goal of this course is to form a foundation about the materials used in the textile industry.
Course Content: 

Information about the qualities of textile fibers is given. Technical and physical qualities of natural, synthetic and chemical fibers are probed. Systems of spinning, textile finishing processes, textile dyeing processes are investigated. Materials used in supporting ad gastening are also examined.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 9: Simulation, 12: Case Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1) Knows the physical and chemical qualities of the materials that are used prevalently in the textile industry. 4,7,8 1,2 A,B,C
2) Knows the qualities of textile fiber. 4,7,8 1,2 A,B,C
3) Knows how natural, synthetic and chemical fibers are obtained. 4,7,8 1,2 A,B,C
4) Knows the systems of spinning. 4,7,8 1,2 A,B,C
5) Knows the methods of fabric production techniques. 4,7,8 1,2 A,B,C
6) Knows the textile finishing processes and the dyeing processes. 4,7,8 1,2 A,B,C
7) Knows about the materials that are used for support and fastening in the textile industry. 4,7,8 1,2 A,B,C

 

 

Course Flow

Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction to the course; explanation of the aim and the goals of the course. Giving information about the assessment methods. NONE
2 Definition of textile fiber, its structure and qualities. PREPARATION
3 Natural fibers (cotton, linen, hemp, jute, ramie, sisal, bamboo etc.) PREPARATION
4 Natural fibers (wool, silk, angora etc.) PREPARATION
5 Chemical and Synthetic fibers (viscose, acetate, polyamide, polyester etc.) PREPARATION
6 Definition of thread and its qualities. PREPARATION
7 Systems of spinning. PREPARATION
8 Midterm NONE
9 Methods of fabric production (wave, knit, non-wowen, 3D print etc.) PREPARATION
10 Textile finishing processes (singeing, bleaching, mercerisation etc.) PREPARATION
11 Coloring and dyeing processes (dyes, printing methods etc.) PREPARATION
12 Supplementary materials and fastenings (padding, wadding, zips, snapchat, press-stud, buttons, fur, leather, lining, plush etc. ) PREPARATION
13 Visit to a textile plant (spinning, weaving, knitting) PREPARATION
14 Visit to a textile plant (dyeing, print, garment industry) PREPARATION

 

 

Recommended Sources

Textbook Personal notes of the instructor.
Additional Resources Books and articles published about the contents of the course.

 

 

Material Sharing

Documents  
Assignments 5 assignments
Exams 1 midterm, 1 final

 

 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 50
Quizzes - -
Assignment 5 50
Total 6 100
CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE  1 70
CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE  6 30
Total  7 100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY Expertise/Field Courses

 

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Skills of seeing, perception, expression.          
2 Developing different methods of seeing and perception skills.          
3 Skills of corelating and thinking interdisciplinary.          
4 Acquisition of visual and historical point of view and assesment perspective. x        
5 Understanding the principles of textile design, studying artistic and social developments in the context of design principles.          
6 Acquisition of the knowledge of pattern making via the corelation of human body with ergonomy and material.          
7 Skill of being able to use the contemporary technological achievements as a design tool.     x    
8 Apprehension of the methods of producing woven structures.     x    
9 Acquisition of experiences of creating original design product via using a method.          
10 Application of the knowledge of pattern making, which is acquired via the corelation of human body with ergonomy and material, by the help of relevant tools.          
11 Acquisition of the sociological and historical foundation supporting design philosophy.          
12 Skill of expressing textile surfaces via sketching methods, formation of the personal ways of expressions via knowing the human body.          
13 Acquisition of structural plans and their application methods in industrial textile design.          
14 Acquisition of the knowledge of design and assessment of a work/product.          
15 Acquisition of applied, visual and oral prensentation techniques of planned original creations.          

 

 

ECTS

Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 12 3 36
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Quiz - - -
Assignment 5 6 30
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Work Load     116
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     4,64
ECTS Credit of the Course     5