Faculty of Textile Technology
Course: Textile-Mechanical Processes

Teachers in charge Ph. D. Zenun Skenderi, Prof.
Ph. D. Stana Kovačević, Prof.
Ph. D. Vesna Marija Potočić Matković, Assoc. Prof.
Study, Module Textile Technology and Engineering - undergraduate, Module Engineering Design and Management of Textiles
Textile Technology and Engineering - undergraduate, Module Textile Chemistry, Materials and Ecology
Textile Technology and Engineering - undergraduate, Module Clothing Engineering
Textile Technology and Engineering - undergraduate, Module Textile and Clothing Design for Industry
Course summary 5 (3+2+0)
Knowledge verification writing exam
Precondition for testing Passed exams
Lecture type lectures, practice
Exercise type audio practice, laboratory practice, workshops
Subject content Routes of yarn spinning from natural fibres and/or man-made staple fibres. Ring, rotor and aerodynamic spinning. Winding and twisting. Warping and sizing. Division and basic properties of weaving machines based on shed formation and inserters. Fabric structures and properties according to application. Development and specificties of the machinery for fabric manufacturing. Processes of manufacturing knitted fabrics. Basic elements of the knitting machinery. Warp knitting machines. Loop sinking machines. Yarns, machinery, automata and knitted fabrics for various applicaitons. Quality parameters of yarn, woven and knitted fabrics.
Aim of course The aim of the course is to study basic technologies of manufacturing yarns, woven and knitted fabrics and to know control and regulating mechanisms in manufacturing the aforementioned products.
Literature necessary for course Nikolić M. i Perić P. Teorija in tehnologija predenja, Univerza v Ljubljani, Ljubljana, 1990
McCreight D.J., R.W. Feil, J.H. Booterbaugh, E.E. Backe: Short staple yarn manufacturing, Woodhead Publishing Limited, 1999
Kovačević S.: Priprema pređe, sveučilišni udžbenik, Tekstilno-tehnološki fakultet, 2002
Spencer D.J.: Knitting Technology, pergamon Press, London
Supplement literature Kovačević S., Dimitrovski K., Hađina J.: Procesi tkanja (udžbenik u pripremi)
Articles published in the Textile Journal, Zagreb
Articles in Technical Encyclopedia: Fibres, Spinning, Weaving, Knitting and Laces