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COURSE CONTENTS

TEXT512: Textile Chemical Analysis (2 Credit Units)

Chemical methods of identification of fibres. Analysis of mixture of fibres. Estimation of damage to fibrous materials. Determination of amount of size and filling in textile fabrics. Analysis of surface active and finishing agent. Identification of dyes in fibres.

TEXT507: Macromolecules II (2 Credit Units)

Characterization of polymers: Average molecular weights (Mn, Mw, Mv, Mz). Physical analytical methods. Identification and analysis of polymeric materials. Polymer solutions. Ageing and stabilization of polymers; biochemical and chemical degradation. Mechanical properties of polymers. Adhesives and plasticizers.

TEXT582: Quality Control (2 Credit Units)

The importance of quality control and definition. Quality control of yarn count, strength and eveness. Statistical interpretation of data. Measurements and control of quality in winding, sizing, drawing-in and weaving, wash, stain and light fastness of finished fabrics.

TEXT521: Modern Yarn Production (2 Credit Units)

Operation of cotton system machines for the manufacture of blended yarns. Blended yarn properties and fabric performance. Modern spinning techniques. OE, ST, twistless, the conversion processes, principles and method of texturisation, the applications and properties of textured yarns.

TEXT531: Fabric Design (2 Credit Units)

Preparation of dobby and colored design, construction of backed, double and treble cloths. Initiation to jacquard designs. Warp and weft pile fabrics including terry pile structure. Gauze and leno fabric etc.

TEXT544: Chemistry and Technology of Dyeing and Printing (2 Credit Units)

Theory of dyeing; thermodynamics, kinetics and dye-polymer interactions. Affinity and diffusion coefficient. Adsorption isotherms. Role of fibre structure in dyeing. Dyeing of man-made, natural and blends of synthetic fibres. Printing styles; assistants and their functions. Principles and methods of printing. After printing processes other printing techniques, merits and limitations of transfer printing.

TEXT551: Chemical Processing Machinery (2 Credit Units)

Classification of textile machineries according to utility. Development in various machines for shearing, cropping, pre-treatment processes, washing and dyeing machines, stenters – different systems. Calenders and pre-shrink units. Yarn and fabric printing machines. Automatic control devices.

TEXT542: Chemistry and Technology of Finishing (2 Credit Units)

Principles of finishes, finishing machines, mangles and functions. Stentering. Sanforization, creping of rayon, and wool and acetate rayon, softening and stiffening, easy care finishes. Was wear and durable press cotton. Rot, mildew, flame, water proofing and water repellent finishes. Finishing of woolen fabrics, setting of synthetic fibres, finishing of synthetic fibres and fibre blends.

TEXT552: Textile Engineering (2 Credit Units)

Application of engineering to textile machinery control theory. Application of the use of computers in textile processing. Mechanics of cloth formation processes, and fabric engineering, yarn geometry. Threadline behavior, principles of instruments design and operational techniques.

TEXT535: Fabric Structure and Analysis II (2 Credit Units)

Basic concept of the weaves like terry toweling extra warp and weft back cloth, double cloths, and lenos etc. Reproduction of weaves with draft and peg plan fabrics. Assessment of yarn (quantitatively and qualitatively) and loom particulars used in the manufacture of fabrics from given samples.

TEXT561: Health, Safety and Welfare (1 Credit Unit)

Definition of health; safety and industry; sources of industrial accidents – mechanical, chemical, and electrical. Prevention of industrial accidents. Industrial safety; First aid, occupational diseases; sources of pollution and pollutants –air, water and noise safety, fire prevention and control. Maintenance and use of safety equipments.

TEXT502: Modern Fabric Production (2 Credit Units)

Detailed study of Sulzer picking mechanism; Weft accumulators; wire weaving, methods of shed unbalancing; active and passive shed unbalancing systems; narrow fabric looms, on-line monitoring of woven fabric production, fabric inspection, recent developments in fabric production, future trend in loom development.

TEXT590: Final Year research Project I (3 Credit Units)

A research project carried out in collaboration with, and under the close supervision of an academic member of staff.

TEXT590: Final Year Research Project II (3 Credit Units)

This is continuation of research project I.
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