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Textile Study

CEC and English and Foreign Languages University via Swayam

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The Textile study course is designed to give a comprehensive overview of textile fibres, their production, types, characteristics, spinning into yarns, designing, formation of fabrics of different types through weaving and other methods of fabric construction, care of fabrics etc.
It provides understanding of the following aspects:
  1. Identification of fibres
  2. Methods of yarn and Fabric construction
  3. Differentiating blends, union fabrics
  4. Colouring and surface decoration of textiles
  5. Use of natural dyes for environmental well being
  6. Quality aspects of textiles
  7. Appropriate care of textiles for better performance
  8. Better consumers in selection of fabrics for various enduses
  9. Discerning counterfeit textiles



Weeks Weekly Lecture Topics Assignments (No. & Type)*Week 1: 1. Introduction to Textiles– classification and terminology- Part 12. Introduction to Textiles– classification and terminology - Part 23. Part 1- Cotton – history, composition, types, production and physical properties4. Part 2 -Cotton –Chemical & Biological Properties and Consumer preferences (1 Objective)

Week 2: 1. Linen – history, composition, properties, production and uses2. Wool – history, composition, types, properties, production and uses3. Silk– history, composition, types, properties, production and uses4. Rayon fibre- history, composition, types, properties, production and uses (1 Objective)
Week 3: 1. Nylon fibre - history, composition, types, properties, production and uses2. Polyester- history, composition, types, properties, production and uses,
consumer preference, blends and uses3. Acrylic fibre - history, composition, types, properties, production and uses4. Identification of Textile Fibres (1 Objective)
Week 4: 1. Methods of spinning – mechanical spinning2. Methods of spinning -chemical spinning3. Yarns- Part I4. Yarns- Part II (1 Objective)
Week 5: 1. Fabric construction methods- Part 12. Fabric construction methods - Part 23. Part 1-Introduction to fabric finishes4. Part 2- Mechanical Finishes (1 Objective)Week 6: 1. Part 3 Chemical finishes2. Special purpose finishes – Part I3. Special purpose finishes – Part II4. Weaving- introduction & Basics of Loom operations
(1 Objective)Week 7: 1. Types of looms2. Jacquard looms- principle and functions3. Shuttle less looms4. Preparation for weaving -warp preparation process,
drafts and peg plans for various weaves (1 Objective)
Week 8: 1. Weaving calculations- weft consumption, loom setting – sectional and peg warping2. Fundamental weaves3. Complex weaves – introduction, colour and weave effects4. Complex weaves – leno, mock leno, bed ford cord (1 Objective)
Week 9: 1. Complex weaves – Extra warp and weft figuring and Spot designs2. Knitting – terminology, characteristics3. Warp knits – principle, characteristics of warp knits and types4. Khadi and Cottage Industries- Fiber, Yarn, weaving and dyeing (1 Objective)Week 10 : 1. Types of fabrics and their selection2. Classification of design3. Layout in design : repeat4. Introduction to computer design software CAD (1 Objective)
Week 11: 1. Introduction to dyeing and printing - principles of dyeing; related terminology; Difference between dyeing and printing2. Different types of dyes and their applicability to different fibres – Natural & Synthetic - Part A3. Different types of dyes and their applicability to different fibres – Natural & Synthetic - Part B4. Types of dyeing- fiber, yarn and fabric (1 Objective)
Week 12: 1. Natural dyes- history, sources, environmental advantages, method of moranting and dyeing2. Styles of dyeing – Resist, discharge3. Hand printing – painting, stencil, block, spray4. Machine printing – flat bed and rotary, screen, spray, flock (1 Objective)Week 13: 1. Advanced methods of printing –Digital printing2. Technical textiles and Smart Textiles3. Major Fabric Faults and Fabric Inspection4. Water – hard and soft; (1 Objective)Week 14:1. Soaps and detergents2. Bleaches- classification, application of bleaches on various fabrics, OBA additives3. Starches and softeners – types and characteristics4. Principles of laundering (1 Objective)Week 15:1. Principles of dry cleaning2. Stain removal, Preservation, storage and disinfection of clothes3. Laundering of Cellulosics, silks and woollens4. Laundering of synthetics and special type of fabrics (1 Objective)

Taught by

Dr. A. Sarada Devi



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