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APP 211 - Textiles

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Focus will be on an application-oriented study of natural and manufactured fibers, yarns, fabric construction, printing and dyeing methods and finishes to determine the performance properties, quality and serviceability of fabrics in relation to end use.
Competencies
  1. Explore the textile industry and fabrics
    1. List the major production segments of the textile industry
    2. Discuss the primary fabric resources
    3. List several ways man-made fibers are marketed
    4. Identify licensed brand name or trademark programs
  2. Recognize textile fiber characteristics
    1. Identify the fiber properties of natural fibers
    2. Describe the fiber properties of man-made fibers
    3. Explain how man-made fibers are produced
  3. Recognize yarn characteristics
    1. Identify spun and filament yarns
    2. Compare blends and mixtures of yarns
  4. Analyze construction of woven fabrics
    1. Compare warp yarns and filling yarns
    2. Identify the basic weaves
  5. Analyze construction of knitted fabrics
    1. Describe knitted fabrics
    2. Define wales and courses
    3. Identify the different types of knitting stitches
    4. List the types of fabric that are created with weft knitting
    5. Classify the types of specialized weft knits
    6. Discuss the classifications of warp knits
    7. Describe important differences between knitted and woven fabrics
  6. Identify textile dyeing processes
    1. List categories by which color is imparted to textiles
    2. Describe the various types of dyeing that take place at certain stages of a textile
  7. Identify textile printing processes
    1. Discuss the methods of printing for textiles
    2. Describe the basic types of prints
    3. Identify pigment prints
  8. Identify textile finishes
    1. List the differences between permanent, durable and temporary finishes
    2. Describe functions of textile finishes
  9. Determine care and labeling requirement for textile products
    1. Identify appropriate cleaning/care processes based on fiber content
    2. List the important items that must appear on garment labels



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