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TEXT321: Yarn Manufacture: (2 Credit Units)

Detailed study of blow room machinery, principles of and recent developments in opening, text ring and blending, carding, carding systems, drafting, drafting systems and drawing frame mechanisms. Calculations. Emphasis on cotton, woollen and worsted systems.

TEXT351: Clothing Technology I (1 Credit Unit)

Introduction to the structure of the clothing industry, general sequence of processes in clothing manufacture lay plan, cutting, sewing, seam. Construction and garment design, assembly and finishing.

TEXT331: Weaving Mechanism I (2 Credit Units)

Various systems of yarn preparations, winding faults and remedies. Warping processes and mechanism. Sizing functions and machines. Sizing ingredients and mixture for different materials and recent developments. Drawing, twisting and knitting, calculation. Introduction to primary and secondary loom motions, temples, warp protector and weft stop motions.

TEXT342: Textile Chemical Processing I (2 Credit Units)

Preparatory processes for yarns and fabrics. Fluorescent brightening agents. Water; its impurities and purification. Surface active agents. Methods of dyeing loose fibres, package, winch, jig and pad-mangle dyeing. Features and requirements of batchwise and continuous dyeing processes.

TEXT393: Textile Practical I (2 Credit Units)

Determination of the staple length of fibres, cotton ginning, scutcher calculation, card calculations, desizing, scouring and bleaching.

TEXT394: Textile Practical II (2 Credit Units)

Synthesis of intermediates and dyes. Dyeing of natural fibres. Influence of chemical structure of the fibre on dyeing. Dye purification and assessment of fastness properties.

TEXT372: Chemistry of Dyes and Intermediates (2 Credit Units)

Origin of color in organic molecules. Dye purification, fastness testing, Raw materials for synthetic dyes – primaries and intermediates. Chemistry of azo dyes. Systematic treatment of synthetic dyes. Pigments, and their classification.

TEXT301: Fibre Chemistry I (1 Credit Unit)

Introduction to natural fibre chemistry; cellulosic fibres; organo-chemical and macromolecular structure of cotton, hemp, ramie, flax and jute, wool, silk and other hair fibres; effects of chemicals on cellulosic and protein fibres.

TEXT302: Fibre Physics (1 Credit Unit)

Fine structure of cellulose, protein and man-made fibres. Various theories of fibre structure, techniques used in the elucidation of fibre structure. Effect of chemical and fine structure on the physical and mechanical properties of fibres.

TEXT333: Oils, Fats and Detergents (2 Credit Units)

Definition of oil, fats and waxes, extraction and quality determination tests i.e iodine test, acid value, and saponification value. Soaps; definition, manufacturing process i.e full boiled method, cold process, continuous process methods. Synthetic detergent. Anionic, cationic and non-ionic detergent manufacturing methods, uses and basis for classification.

TEXT332: Non-Woven Technology (2 Credit Units)

Introduction to non-woven fabrics, classification and fields of application, methods of production. Physical properties in relation to process variables. Introduction to needle punch and stitch bond fabrics, production and properties of laminated fabrics.

TEXT334: Knitting Technology (2 Credit Units)

Warp and weft knitting, weft knitted stitches and their decorations. Mechanisms for production of single and double knit fabric. Two bar warp knit stitches. Warp knitting machines tricot and raschel. Geometry and dimensional properties of knit fabrics.

TEXT382: Process Technology II (2 Credit Units)

Conservation laws: Laws of Fick, Fourier and Newton; dimensional analysis, unified principle of transport phenomena, flow phenomena – Laminar flow, turbulent flow; mass transfer – convective mass transfer, solid mass transfer (as applied in the blow-room), heat transfer, basic laws of heat transfer, heat exchange, simultaneous heat and mass transfer.

TEXT341: Statistics for Textiles (2 Credit Units)

Probability, distribution curves and their implications. Scatter diagram, methods of least regression and correlation coefficient; population and sample, tests of significance, mean, etc. non parametric tests, analysis of variance, etc. Algebra of sets; functions of random variables, derived distributions. Bayer formula etc.
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