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Course Unit Title : Physical Textile Testing I
Course Unit Code : TKS303
Type of Course Unit : Compulsory
Level of Course Unit : First Cycle
Year of Study : 3
Semester : 5.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 5,00
Name of Lecturer(s) :
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : Understanding basic principles of quality control and general statistical methods.
Understanding general textile testing rules.
Understanding the importance of fiber properties for textileprocesses and end product.
Understanding and having ability to practice the methods used for textile fiber testing.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : This course is concerned with basic concepts of textile quality control: importance of quality and quality control in textiles. Structure and functions of textile test laboratories, test principles and characteristics. Basic statistical methods used for textile processes. Effects of air relative humidity on textile materials and test results. Textile sampling methods, physical tests used to determine fiber properties: fiber fineness, maturity, length, strength, etc., methods used to measure these properties and describing related parameters. Modern test methods used for cotton tests: HVI and AFIS, measured parameters and comparison of the measured parameters with Uster Statistics.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals : Understanding basic principles of quality control and general statistical methods.
Understanding general textile testing rules.
Understanding the importance of fiber properties for textileprocesses and end product.
Understanding and having ability to practice the methods used for textile fiber testing.
Course Aims : The aim of this course is to teach the principles of textile quality control and physical test methods used for fibers with the help of laboratory practices.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook :
Additional Resources : 1. Saville, B.P., Physical Testing of Textiles, The Textile Institute, Woodhead Publishing Ltd., 2000, England (ISBN.1855733676). ? 2. Bona, M., Textile Quality, Comett-Eurotex, Textilia, 1994, Italy . ? 3. Booth, J.E., Principles of Textile Testing, Butterworths, 1968, England. ? 4. Tekstilde Fiziksel Testler, Tübitak-Mam Tekstil Enstitüsü, Sagem Müdürlüğü, Yayın No.169, 1999, Bursa. ? 5. Uster HVI Spectrum, Application Manual, 1999. ? 6. Uster World Statistics, 2003.
Material Sharing
Documents : Course documents are supplied as Power Point Presentations and extra documents.
Assignments :
Exams : 1 Mid-Term Exam + 1 Final Exam
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 4 56  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 4 56  
Homeworks :
2 10 20  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
5 2 10  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 2 2  
Finals :
1 2 2  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
146  
Course's ECTS Credit :
5      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 70
Quiz :
1 10
Homework :
2 10
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
5 10
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
50
The ratio of final to success :
50
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Basic quality control concepts, reasons for textile testing.
 
2 Conditions necessary for conducting reliable textile tests.
 
3 Sampling for textiles. Effects of air relative humidity on textile materials and devices used for controlled environmental conditions.
 
4 Conditions necessary for textile laboratories.
 
5 Important fiber properties for yarn production snd their measurement methods.
 
6 Fiber length: importance and test methods.
 
7 Fiber fineness: importance and test methods.
 
8 Mid-Term Exam
 
9 Cotton maturity, problems created by immature cotton fibers, maturitymeasurement methods.
 
10 Basic principles about strength and elongation characteristics of fibers.
 
11 Relationships between fiber and yarn strengths. Single and bundle fiber strength measurement methods.
 
12 Trash content of fibers and trash measurement methods.
 
13 Modern techniques for fiber testing: HVI and AFIS.
 
14 Technical visit to a physical textile testing laboratory in a yarn spinning mill.
 
15 Important fiber properties for man-made fibers.
 
16 Final Exam