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).
Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition
Module is presented in English
Consumer and Food Sciences
Period of presentation
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