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Textiles: Utilities, fibres and yarns 212


 
Module code TKS 212
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Utility aspects: basic components of textiles, consumer decision making, utility aspects that include durability, comfort, maintenance, health/safety/protection and aesthetic aspects. Fibres and yarns: Fibre structure and performance including textile chemistry, fibre morphology and formation, fibre properties, classification and identification. Yarn structure and performance (including spun yarns, filament yarns, compound and novelty yarns).

Module credits 14.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English are used in one class
Department Consumer Science
Period of presentation Semester 1

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