Faculty of Textile Technology
 
Course: Air pollution control in textile production

Teachers in charge Ph. D. Drago  Katović, Prof. Emeritus
Ph. D. Sandra Flinčec Grgac, Assist. Prof.
Study Textile Science and Technology - postgraduate
Course summary 30
ECTS 4
Knowledge verification oral exam, seminar
Precondition for testing
Lecture type lectures, seminars
Exercise type seminars
Subject content Categories of air pollution. Emissions from textile processing. Exhaust air control during the textile production. Toxicity of developed products. Problematic of free formaldehyde release in textile finishing processes. Mechanisms of free formaldehyde release in water and air. Influence of treatment parameters on decrease of emissions. FTIR identification and quantification of the gaseous products produced by pyrolysis.The measurement of dust particles generation from the surface of textiles.
Aim of course The scientific approach of students in solving environmental problems by emissions of harmful substances in the context of lifelong cycle of textiles.
Literature necessary for course Scientific papers in the relevant field published in journals:Textil Research Journal, Journal of Society of Dyers and Colourists, Textile, Cellulose, Polymer Degradation and Stability.
Šarić M. Onečišćenje u okolišu-ocjena izloženosti i zdravstveni učinci Medicina rada i okoliša. Medicinska naklada, Zagreb 2002.