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Course Code: 
TEXT 243
Course Type: 
Area Elective
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
The goal of this course is to equip students with the knowledge of structures, types and production techniques of knitted textiles, to encourage them on using knitted textiles in their designs.
Course Content: 

The fundamentals of knitting, types of knitting, weft knitting and warp knitting, definition of the loop, tools and machinery used in warp knitting, tools and machinery used in weft knitting, techniques of obtaining patterns in warp knitting, techniques of obtaining patterns in weft knitting.

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 fundamentals, types and production techniques of knitted textiles. 2,3,7 1 A,B,C
2) Knows the techniques sedt to obtain patterns in warp knitting. 2,3,7 1 A,B,C
3) Knows the techniques sedt to obtain patterns in weft knitting. 2,3,7 1 A,B,C
4) Knows the jargon used in the industry of knitted textiles. 2,3,7 1 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 What is knitting? What are the fundamentals of knitting? What are the types of knitting? In what kind of groups are knitted textiles investigated? PREPARATION
3 Fundamentals of weft knitting and basic systems of movements. PREPARATION
4 Loop, needles used in weft knitting machinery. PREPARATION
5 Obtaining patterns in weft knitting: jacquard knit, loop, crossover, loop transfer. PREPARATION
6 Obtaining patterns in weft knitting: angel wings, ajour, adding or subtracting loops. PREPARATION
7 Tools and machinery used in weft knitting: Creel, thread control mechanisms, knife, elongation and filter, thread reserve, thread break off control, bobbin case, needle plates, locking mechanisms etc. PREPARATION
8 Midterm NONE
9 Fundamentals of warp knitting and basic systems of movements. PREPARATION
10 Achieving surface in warp knitting. PREPARATION
11 Raschel knitted textiles. PREPARATION
12 Tricot knitted textiles. PREPARATION
13 Visit to a textile plant: Technique of weft knitting. PREPARATION
14 Visit to a textile plant: Technique of warp knitting. PREPARATION

 

 

Recommended Sources

Textbook Unpublished notes of the instrustor.
Additional Resources  

 

 

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.     x    
3 Skills of corelating and thinking interdisciplinary.     x    
4 Acquisition of visual and historical point of view and assesment perspective.          
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.          
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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 12 4 48
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Quiz - -  
Assignment 5 4 20
Final examination 1 3 3
Total Work Load     122
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     4,88
ECTS Credit of the Course     5