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Course Information
Course Unit Title : Properties of dress comfort
Course Unit Code : TKS453
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : First Cycle
Year of Study : 4
Semester : 7.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 3,00
Name of Lecturer(s) :
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : Understanding about the meaning of clothing comfort.
Understanding fabric properties and test methods related to clothing comfort and specific test systems or subjective methods used for comfort measurements.
Understanding fabric/garment characteristics related to comfort and having ability to make comments about modifications necessary to improve comfort performance of a garment system.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Definition of comfort, importance for consumers, and it components. Thermal, tactile and pressure comfort aspects. Objective and subjectile measurement methods used for comfort measurements. Sweating guarded hotplate and thermal manikin systems.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals : Understanding the meaning od clothing comfort.
Understanding fabric/garment characteristics related to clothing comfort and learning their test methods.
Learning objective measurement systems and subjective evaluation methods developed for clothing comfort measurements.
Course Aims : Introducing clothing comfort, its components and measurement methods of clothing comfort.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook :
Additional Resources : 1) The Science of Clothing Comfort.Li, Y,. Textile Institute Publications, Textile Progress, Volume: 31, Number: 1/2, 138 s., 2001, UK.
2) Clothing Biosensory Engineering.Li, Y. ve Wong, A.S.W. The Textile Institution Publications, 391 s., 2006, USA.
3) National and international theses and papers.
4) National or international test standards.
Material Sharing
Documents : Course products are PP presentations and extra copied papers or notes.
Assignments : A project related to fiber, fabric or measurement method developments to improve clothing comfort is prepared and presented.
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 2 28  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 3 42  
Homeworks :
1 5 5  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
0 0 0  
Finals :
0 0 0  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
75  
Course's ECTS Credit :
3      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 40
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
1 10
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
50
The ratio of the term to success :
50
The ratio of final to success :
50
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Definition of comfort, importance for consumers and its components.
 
2 Questionnaire survey studies related to consumer preferences and clothing comfort.
 
3 Thermal comfort
 
4 Tactile comfort.
 
5 Pressure comfort.
 
6 Comfort measurement methods.
 
7 Physiological and psychological methods: Forearm test
 
8 Physiological and psychological methods: Subjective wear trials.
 
9 Objective and subjective measurements carried out for tactile and pressure aspects of comfort.
 
10 Standard fabric measurements related to clothing comfort.
 
11 Objective comfort measurement systems: Sweating guarded hotplate systems.
 
12 Objective comfort measurement systems: Thermal manikin systems.
 
13 Laboratory practice of forearm test.
 
14 Fiber, fabric structure and garment design modifications carried out to improve comfort.
 
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