Faculty of Textile Technology
Course: Electromagnetic Waves in Textile Finishing

Teachers in charge Ph. D. Sandra Bischof, Prof.
Ph. D. Drago  Katović, Prof. Emeritus
Study Textile Science and Technology - postgraduate
Course summary 30
Knowledge verification oral exam
Precondition for testing Accepted seminar
Lecture type lectures, practice
Exercise type laboratory practice
Subject content Electromagnetic (EM) waves, their properties and application in the drying processes. Drying of textiles with radiowaves, microwaves and infrared waves. Mechanism involved in classical conduction/convection methods compared to microwave one. Effects of microwaves on pretreatment, dyeing and finishing processes. Influence of microwaves on human body.
Aim of course Scientific approach in the field of microwave technology application.
Literature necessary for course Bartolić J.: Inženjerski priručnik - ""Mikrovalna elektronika"" Školska knjiga Zagreb 2000 627 - 717
Metaxas A., Meredith C.: Industrial Microwave Heating, Peter Peregrinus, 1993