Faculty of Textile Technology
Course: Yarn Structure Design

Teachers in charge Ph. D. Ivana Salopek ╚ubriŠ, Assoc. Prof.
Study, Module Textile Technology and Engineering - undergraduate, Module Engineering Design and Management of Textiles
Course summary 4 (2+2+0)
Knowledge verification writing exam
Precondition for testing Regular attendance of lectures and practice
Lecture type lectures
Exercise type audio practice, laboratory practice, workshops
Subject content Division and count system of yarn. Fibres for yarn production. Routes of yarn production. Parameters of yarn structure design o f spun yarns, twisted yarns, cabled yarns and filaments. Yarn twist. Structure and properties of ring-spun, rotor-spun, covered, aerodynamic and friction yarns. Fancy yarns. Yarns with new properties. Parameters of yarn quality.
Aim of course The aim of the course is to familiarize students with basic routes of yarn production from cotton, wool, staple man-made fibres and blends of natural and man-made fibres. Basic finishing treatments of yarn as well as technological parameters providing the production of high-quality yarns for weaving, knitting and other applications.
Literature necessary for course McCreight D. J., R. W. Feil, J. H. Booterbaugh, E. E. Backe: Short staple yarn manufacturing, Woodhead Publishing Limited, 1999
NikoliŠ M. I PeriŠ P.: Teorija in tehnologija predenja, Univerza v Ljubljani, Ljubljana., 1990
Simpson W.S. And G.H.Crawshaw: Wool: Science and technology, Woodhead Publishing limited, Cambridge, 2002
Supplement literature Papers from magazine Tekstil, HIST