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Teachers in charge

izv. prof. dr. sc. Dragana Kopitar



Course code


Study, Module

Textile Technology and Engineering - undergraduate, Module Engineering Design and Management of Textiles


4 (2+2+0)



Knowledge verification

writing exam

Precondition for testing

Regular attendance of lectures and practice

Lecture type

lectures, practice

Exercise type

audio practice, laboratory practice, workshops

Subject content

Fibres for yarn production. Routes of spun yarns production from natural and/or man-made fibres. Ring, rotor and aerodynamic spinning. Yarn winding and cleaning. Plying. Yarn finishing. Basic constructional parameters of single, plyed and cabled yarns. Yarn structures and properties. Yarn quality parameters.

Aim of course

The aim of the course is to transfer the knowledge related to basic routes of spun yarn production from cotton, wool, man-made staple fibres, as well as their blands. The student is familiarized with basic finishing treatments of yarn as well as with technogical parameters providing the production of high-quality yarn.

Literature necessary for course

McCreight D. J., R. W. Feil, J. H. Booterbaugh, E. E. Backe: Short staple yarn manufacturing, Woodhead Publishing Limited, 1999 Nikolić M. I Perić 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


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