Faculty of Textile Technology
Course: Technical Textiles

Teachers in charge Ph. D. Maja Somogyi Škoc, Assist. Prof.
Study, Module Textile Technology and Engineering - graduate, Module Textile Chemistry, Materials and Ecology
Course summary 4 (2+2+0)
Knowledge verification preliminary exam, writing exam, oral exam
Precondition for testing laboratory practice, preliminary exam
Lecture type lectures, practice
Exercise type laboratory practice
Subject content Chronology and development trend. Types of technical textiles according to domain of application: agrotextiles, textiles in civil engineering, cloth textiles, geotextiles, home textiles, textiles for industry, medical textiles, textiles in transportation, ecotextiles, textiles for survival, sport, package. Technical fibres. Production forms: yarns, woven fabrics, knitted fabric and nonwoven fabrics. Coated textiles and textile-reinforced composite materials. Specific properties: strength, permitivity, transmitivity, flame protection, separation, filtration, biodegradability.
Aim of course Course provide getting knowledge about types of technical textiles, their specific properties and mastering with methodology and technics of testing.
Literature necessary for course A.R.Horrocks, S.C.Anand: Handbook of Technical Textiles, Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, 2000
Selection of technical literature
Supplement literature W.Albrecht, H.Fuchs, W.Kittelmann: Nonwoven Fabrics, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2003