Modules-Department of Textile Engineering

1st Semester

MATHEMATICS

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Lectures, laboratories
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 2, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  4
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

The course’s goal is to offer to students the basic notions of elementary Mathematics so they will be able to understand higher Mathematics which are necessary for the completion of their curriculum.

By the successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

-Describe the basic natural notions using Mathematics.

-Recognize and distinguish various methods for solving problems via Mathematics.

-Find solutions in Mathematical problems, explain and apply these solutions from the Mathematical models he /she uses in each area of his/her study.

Module Description

Functions of a real variable, inverse  functions. The concepts of the limit and continuiy of a real function, fundamental results. Derivatives of real functions, fundamental theorems of differential calculus. Asymptotes. Graphs of  functions. The Riemann integral of a real-valued function.  Basic integration techniques. Applications.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

 Written examination.

Recommended or required Bibliography

1.‘’ΜΑΘΗΜΑΤΙΚΑ Ι, ΔΙΑΦΟΡΙΚΟΣ & ΟΛΟΚΛΗΡΩΤΙΚΟΣ ΛΟΓΙΣΜΟΣ’’, ΕΠ. ΚΑΤΩΠΟΔΗΣ, ΑΡ. ΜΑΚΡΥΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ, ΣΠ. ΣΑΣΣΑΛΟΣ, ‘’ΣΥΓΧΡΟΝΗ ΕΚΔΟΤΙΚΗ’’

2.‘’ΜΑΘΗΜΑΤΙΚΗ ΑΝΑΛΥΣΗ Ι’’ Θ. ΡΑΣΣΙΑΣ, ‘’ΤΣΟΤΡΑΣ’’

 

PHYSICS I

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Lectures, laboratories
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 3, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  4
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

The course’s goal is to offer to students the basic notions of Mechanics so they will be able to understand basic physical notions underlying various problems of textile engineering.

By the successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

-Describe and understand some basic aspects of productive process  using physical laws.

-Understand, extend and even develop new methods in textile production.

-Find solutions in engineering problems.

Module Description

Kinematics in one and two dimensions. Dynamics. Newton’s Laws. Work and energy. Conservative forces, conservation of energy. Collisions. Kinematics and dynamics of a rigid body. Applications.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

 Written examination.

Recommended or required Bibliography

1.‘H.D.YOUNG ’’PHYSICS” vol.A

2.HALLIDAY, RESNICK,WALKER “PHYSICS “ vol.A

 

GENERAL CHEMISTRY

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face (mainly)
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 3, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  6
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course students will have acquired:

1.In-depth knowledge of the theory, the laws and rules of the General Chemistry which are identified, described and combined in the fields of Inorganic and Organic Chemistry and of their identification and choice in these fields.

2.Understanding of the content of General Chemistry as above so that they can distinguish and explain the chemical phenomena and assess their qualitative and quantitative results. They also will be able to generalize and conclude their correlations with the logical core of their study object.

3.Ability to employ the above in order to discover, classify and examine the main chemical phenomena in the textile industry processes, involved in the field of textile engineering science, and to calculate the products and results of these processes.

4.Ability of analyzing these processes including their subdivision, combination, development, diversification and planning. 

5.Ability of composing so that they can propose, organize, synthesize and explain these processes and to reorganize and revise already applied processes and practices in the Textile Industry. 

6.Ability of assessing processes with respect to their measurable results, comparing alternatives processes, combining them with environmental protection rules, deriving final inference as to optimize the results of proposed processes and its support.

Module Description

Periodic table of the elements, atomic structure, modern atomic theory. Molecules and chemical bonds. Chemistry of solutions. Solubility. Preparation of solutions, dilution laws. Rate and mechanism of chemical reaction. Thermochemistry. Basic principles of chemical equilibrium. The factors of chemical equilibrium. Principle of Le Chatelier-Van't Hoff. Acids, bases, salts. Theories of acids and bases. Neutralization. Indicators. Ionic equilibrium. Determination of pH and pKa. Oxidation number. Oxidation-Reduction, redox reactions. Classification of organic compounds, homologous series. Mechanisms of organic reactions (SN1, SN2, E1, E2). Acyclic and cyclic compounds. Aromatic compounds, aromatic character, resonance structures. Induction phenomenon, conjugation phenomenon. Hybridization, hybridized orbitals sp, sp2, sp3.

Volumetric analysis and oxidation-reduction titrations. Chemical analysis, detection and identification of materials.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written Examination: 60%

Laboratory Exercise: 40%

Recommended or required Bibliography

- Recommended Book and Journal Article Resources:

1.R. H. Petrucci, F. G. Herring, J. D. Madura, C. Bissonnette, “General Chemistry: Principles and Modern Applications”, 10th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2010.

2.J. McMurry, R. C. Fay, “General Chemistry: Atoms First”, 1st Edition, Prentice Hall, 2009. 

3.J. House, “Inorganic Chemistry”, 2nd Edition, Academic Press, 2012.

4.D. D. Ebbing, S. D. Gammon, “General Chemistry”, 10th Edition, Cengage Learning, USA, 2012.

5.G. S. Weiss, Th. G. Greco, L. H. Rickard, “Experiments in General Chemistry”, 9th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2006.

6.M. B. Smith, J. March, “March’s Advanced Organic Chemistry: Reactions, Mechanisms, and Structure”, 6th Edition, John Wiley & Sons, USA, 2007.

7.H. Meislich, H. Nechamkin, J. Sharefkin, G. Hademenos, “Schaum’s Outline of Theory and Problems of Organic Chemistry”, 3rd Edition, McGraw-Hill, 1999.

8.J. E. McMurry, “Organic Chemistry”, 8th Edition, Cengage Learning, Canada, 2011. 

9.J. E. McMurry, “Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry”, 7th Edition, Cengage Learning, USA, 2010.

10.B. F. Woodfield, M. C. Asplund, S. Haderlie, “Virtual Chemlab: Problems and Assignments for the Virtual Laboratory”, 6th Edition, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007.

11.Professors’ notes “General Chemistry”, “General Organic Chemistry” and “Laboratory Exercises of General Chemistry”.

 

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF TEXTILE FIBRES

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 5, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  8
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will have:

1.In-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the textile fibre’s structure which determines their specific characteristics and properties which in turn influence and largely determine the properties of the produced yarns and fabrics.

2.Thorough knowledge and critical understanding of the most important properties of natural fibers as well as familiarity with methods for their identification and measurement.

3. Knowledge and skills for the identification of natural and man-made fibers.

 

Specifically, students will be able to:

1.To describe and recognize plants and animals that are able to provide fibres for textile use.

2. Identify products produced by various animal and vegetable fibers.

3.Ensure products produced by the textile fibers.

4. Understand and describe the basic principles of the production methods of man-made fibres of both natural and synthetic polymers.

5.Distinguish the different types of man-made fibres and to be familiar with common trade names.

6. Be aware of the types of products produced by various man-made fibres as well as basic information for the care of these products.

7.State specific uses of certain technologically advanced man-made fibres.

8. Implement processes for the identification of both natural and man-made fibres.

Module Description

1.An introduction to the textile fibers.

2.General characteristics. Nature, physical structure of textile fibers.

3.Textile Fibres Classification (natural, man-made).

4.Changes in the production and consumption of textile fibers.

5.Analytical presentation of each fibre type (cellulosic fibres, protein fibres, man-made fibres based on natural polymers, synthetic fibres). An emphasis is given on the morphology and physical characteristics of natural fibers and the spinning methods of the man-made fibres.

6.Textile fibre identification (methods and testing equipments).

7.Physical properties and characteristics of Textile fibers.

8.Methods and devices for determining the physical, mechanical, chemical properties.

9.Uses and requirements of the appropriate fibre blending for the achievement of the desired final product for specific use.

10.Effect of fibre properties and characteristics on the final textile product.

11.Laboratory testing for the identification of Textile fibers. Determination of physical, mechanical and chemical properties (fibre length, fineness, diameter, morphology, linear density, moisture content, tensile strength).

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written examination: 60%

Laboratory exercise: 40%

 

Optional assignment preparation and presentation of up to 20%, less than the proportion of written examination

Recommended or required Bibliography

1.JWS Hearle & RH Peters: Fibre Structure, Butterworths, Manchester, 1963

2.Identification of Textile Materials, The Textile Institute, Manchester, 1985

3.JE Booth: Principles of Textile Testing, Heywood, London, 1986

4.JG Cook: Handbook of Textile fibres, Parts I & II, Merrow, 1993

5.SB Warner: Fiber Science, Prentice Hall, 1995

6.JC Masson: Acrylic Fiber Technology and applications, Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1995

7.P Carty: Fibre properties, Pentaxion Ltd, Newcastle, 1996

8.WE Morton & JWS Hearle: Physical properties of textile fibres, The Textile Institute, 1997

9.T Hongu & GO Phillips: New fibers, Woodhead, 1997

10.BP Saville: Physical testing of textiles, Woodhead, 1999

11.C. Woodings: Regenerated cellulose fibres, Woodhead, 2001

12.J Mussig: Industrial applications of natural fibres, Wiley, 2010

13.J WS Hearle: High-performance fibres, Woodhead, 2001

14.RR Franck: Silk, mohair, cashmere and other luxury fibres, Woodhead  2001

 

DESIGN AND PRODUCTION OF KNITTED FABRICS

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 4, Laboratory/Workshops 3
ECTS:  8
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

After completion, students should be able to:

•Recognize, analyze and categorize different types of fabrics.

•Explain the properties of different fabric types and give examples of their use.

•Recognize, design and explain the formation of basic knit-structures.

•Recognize the main parts of a knitting machine and explain describe their combined operation.

•Explain the knitting machine main adjustments and the respective results in the fabric formation.

•Setup and operate a hand-moving knitting machine for producing a variety of basic knit-structures.

Module Description

1.Introduction: Fabric  categories and general characteristics.

2.Weft-knitting:  loop structure, loop formation, basic components and characteristics of weft-knitting machine.

3.Single Jersey, fabric formation and characteristics, operation and adjustments of weft-knitting machine.

4.Double Jersey fabric, fabric formation and characteristics, operation and adjustments of weft-knitting machine.

5.Tuck formation and characteristics, operation and adjustments of weft-knitting machine, common structures produced with Tuck.

6.Miss stitch (float) formation and characteristics, operation and adjustments of weft-knitting machine, common structures produced with miss stitch.

7.Loop transfer. Machine operation and common structures produced with loop transfer.

8.Color patterns in knitting.

9.Flat-bed and Circular knitting machines, comparison – similarities and differences.

10.Warp knitting, loop formation and fabric structures, machine basic operation, machine types, comparison between the main characteristics of weft and warp knitted fabrics.

11.Common defects and corrective actions in knitting manufacturing.

12.Manufacturing processes in knitting Industry.

13.Fabric type selection based on decision making tools (PUGH Matrix, Pairwise Comparison Method).

 

* The above topics are distributed in 13 lectures and 13 laboratory workshops

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Assessment is realized  in Greek and English language

 

Components of Assessment:

Final Mark = Theoretical part (60%) + Laboratory (40%)

 

Assessment in  Theoretical part:

•Final written Exams:  open type questions relative to knowledge, comparisons, evaluation, judgment, and design.

 

Assessment in  Laboratory:

•After accomplishment of each laboratory workshop, the level of acquired knowledge and meta-knowledge skills are evaluated through written assignments (Laboratory forms/reports). Final mark derives as mean value of all the marks of the individual laboratory assignments.

 

Assessment Criteria 

1.Pass Mark 5 (min 1 - max 10) 

2.Assessment criteria for Laboratory Assignments are described in the respective assignment forms.

3.Assessment criteria for exams:

−Correctness of answer and precise correspondence to the question.

−Organized structure of the answer: logical-inductive presentation of data, applied methods and conclusions.

−Sentences exhibiting competence to analyze, compare, categorize, synthetize and evaluate data, methods and results.

Recommended or required Bibliography

 - Recommended Book and Journal Article Resources:

D. J. Spencer, “Knitting Technology: A Comprehensive Handbook and Practical Guide”, Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles, 2001.

C. Mazza, P. Zonda, Reference book of textile technologies-Knitting, Fondazione ACIMIT, 2002

S.C. Ray, Fundamentals and advances in knitting technology, Woodhead Publishing India Pvt. Ltd., 2011

K.-F. Au, “Advances in Knitting Technology”, Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles, 2011.

I. Wünsch, “Lexikon Wirkerei und Strickerei”, Deutscher Fachverlag, GmbH, 2008.

K. P. Weber, M. O. Weber “Wirkerei und Strickerei, Technologische und Bindungstechnische Grundlagen”, Μelliand, 2008.

F. Tellier-Loumagne, W. Kuhlmann, “Textildesign Stricken: Inspirationen aus der Natur”, Haupt Verlag, 2007.

W. Holthaus, “Maschen Lexikon (Edition Textil)”, Deutscher Fachverlag, GmbH, 2007.

C. Iyer, B. Mammel, W. Schäch, “Rundstricken. Theorie und Praxis der Maschentechnik”, 1991.

2nd Semester

PHYSICS II

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Lectures, laboratories
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 2, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  4
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

The course’s goal is to offer to students the basic notions of electricity, optics and modern physics so they will be able to understand basic physical notions underlying various problems of textile engineering.

By the successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

-Describe and understand some basic aspects of productive process  using physical laws.

-Understand the physical properties of textile materials.

-Invent and develop new  textile materials .

-Find solutions in engineering problems.

Module Description

Electrostatics. Gauss law. Applications. Optics. Snell’s law. Geometric optics. Lenses and Mirrors.  Interference in thin films.  Elements of modern physics. Black body radiation, the Bohr model, elements of nuclear physics.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written examination.

Recommended or required Bibliography

1.‘H.D.YOUNG ’’PHYSICS” vol.B

2.HALLIDAY, RESNICK,WALKER “PHYSICS “ vol.B

3.SERWAY, JEWETT “PHYSICS” vol.B

 

PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face (mainly)
Weekly Hours:  2 Theory 2 Laboratory
ECTS:  4
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course students will have acquired:

1.In-depth knowledge of the theory, the laws and rules of the Physical Chemistry which are identified, described and combined in the different fields of the entire Chemistry and of their identification and choice in these fields.

2.Understanding of the content of Physical Chemistry as above so that they can distinguish and explain the physicochemical phenomena and assess their qualitative and quantitative results. They also will be able to generalize and conclude their correlations with the logical core of their study object.

3.Ability to employ the above in order to discover, classify and examine the main physicochemical phenomena in the Textile Industry processes, involved in the field of Textile Engineering Science, and to calculate the products and results of these processes.

4.Ability of analyzing these processes including their subdivision, combination, development, diversification and planning. 

5.Ability of composing so that they can propose, organize, synthesize and explain these processes and to reorganize and revise already applied processes and practices in the Textile Industry. 

6.Ability of assessing processes with respect to their measurable results, comparing alternatives processes, combining them with environmental protection rules and deriving final inference as to optimize the results of proposed processes and ability of supporting their optimization.

Module Description

Chemical Thermodynamics. Chemical kinetics. Molecular, colloidal and electrolytic solutions. States of matter, vapor pressure, boiling point of solutions, phases equilibrium, free energy. Prosthetic properties, lowering of freezing point, elevation of boiling point, osmotic phenomena. Liquid state. Surface tension. Viscosity. Surface phenomena. Adsorption. Electrochemistry. Solid state, crystallography, crystallographic systems, crystal symmetry and crystal lattice. Metallic state. Instrumental physicochemical methods of analysis.

Laboratory Exercises in chemical kinetics, electrolytic solutions and buffers, pH, activity, conductivity, galvanic cells, corrosion and protection of metals, as well as exercises in physicochemical methods of analysis.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written Examination: 60%

Laboratory Exercise: 40%

Recommended or required Bibliography

- Recommended Book and Journal Article Resources:

1.G. M. Borrow, “Physical Chemistry”, 5th Edition, Tata McGraw - Hill, New Delhi, 2007.

2.W. Moore, “Physical Chemistry”, 5th Edition, Universities Press, 1999.

3.C. R. Metz, “Schaum’s Outline of Physical Chemistry”, 2nd Edition, McGraw-Hill, 1988.

4.C. R. Metz, “Schaum’s 2000 Solved Problems in Physical Chemistry”, McGraw-Hill, 1990.

5.P. Atkins, J. de Paula, “Atkins’ Physical Chemistry”, 9th Edition, Oxford University Press, 2010. 

6.Y. Gerasomov (Ed.), “Physical Chemistry”, Mir Publishers, Moscow, 1974.

7.N. Th. Rakintzis, “Physical Chemistry” (in Greek), Papasotiriou, Athens, 1994.

8.N. A. Katsanos, “Physical Chemistry (Basic Overview)” (in Greek), Papazisis, Athens, 1999.

9.G. S. Karaiskakis, “Physical Chemistry” (in Greek), Traylos, Athens, 1998.

10.Professor’s notes “Laboratory Exercises of Physical Chemistry”.

 

DESIGN OF LINEAR FIBROUS STRUCTURES PRODUCTION

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 4, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  6
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will have:

1.In-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the short- and long- staple fibre conventional processes for the yarn production.

2.In-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the production of the continuous filaments as well as the conversion methods of the continuous filaments to staple fibres for the blended (mélange) yarn production.

3.Knowledge and skills in the elements and the proper settings of the various spinning machines of short and long staple fibres and continuous filaments.

 

Specifically, students will be able to:

1.To describe and identify the machinery used in both the conventional spinning systems (short-staple/cotton, long-staple/worsted) as well as the continuous filament production machinery and machinery for the conversion to short-staple fibres.

2.To explain the operation of every machine in both of the conventional spinning systems and to calculate their operating parameters.

3.To develop and specialise the applications of both conventional spinning systems, to compose and organise new applications and to evaluate the performance of each system.

4.To implement certification and quality improvement techniques whenever it is required.

5.To know and apply the rules and recommendations related to environmental protection.

Module Description

1.Distinctive technological characteristics of short and long staple fibrous materials.

2.Principles of conventional yarn spinning system processes.

3.Conventional short-staple spinning technology (carded-combed processes, machinery, machine settings and characteristics).

4.Conventional long-staple spinning technology (woollen-worsted processes, machinery, machine settings and characteristics).

5.Yarn technical specifications/parameters for particular end-uses.

6.Blended yarn production elements.

7.Spinning technology of continuous filaments (processes, machinery).

8.Design of yarn production.

9.Problem solving of yarn production processing.

10.Calculations concerning short-staple yarn production, machine efficiency and quality control characteristics of each yarn processing stage.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written examination: 60%

Laboratory exercise: 40%

 

Optional assignment preparation and presentation of up to 20%, less than the proportion of written examination

Recommended or required Bibliography

1.W Klein: Manual of Textile Technology, Textile Institute, 1995

2.E. Oxtoby: Spun Yarn Technology, Butterworths & Co. Ltd, 1987

3.RTD Richards & AB Sykes: Manual of Textile Technology, Textile Institute, 1994

4.JE Booth: Textile Mathematics Vol.1,2,3, The Textile Institute, 1975

5.PR Lord: Handbook of yarn production, The Textile Institute, 2003

6.A Brearly & JA Iredale: The Woolen Industry, WIRA, 1980

7.A Brearly & JA Iredale:  The Worsted Industry, WIRA, 1980

8.H Lubos, P Ursiny: Yarn Texturizing Technology, COMETT EUROTEX, 1994

 

TECHNOLOGY OF GARMENT DESIGN AND PRODUCTION

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 4, Laboratory/Workshops 3
ECTS:  8
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

After completion, students should be able to:

•Name and explain the stages of garment industrial production

•Explain the general principles of fabric cutting

•Recognize, name and describe the machines and systems used in garment production and explain their operation 

•Recognize and explain the characteristics and use of different sawing needles

•Explain the terms and general principles of pattern design 

•Implement simple patterns and make size adjustments

•Recognize and explain the formation and characteristics of various Seam categories and Stitch types

•Recognize sewing problems and suggest solutions

•Apply standardized timing  methods for sewing operations 

•Name and explain different organizational layouts and management systems in garment manufacturing 

•Setup, make basic maintenance  and operate a sewing machine (Lock-stitch, Overlock-stitch)

Module Description

Theory

1.Historical review and development of the garment industry in Greece and European Union. Factors influencing the apparel industry (geographic location, company size, distribution channels).

2.Structure of garment production units and methods of production (branded product or subcontracting).

3.Design operations.

4.Presentation and development of patterns according to anthropometrics data.

5.Patterns, Grading, fabric preparation and cutting procedures

6.Presentation of ready-garment production lines.

7.Presentation of sewing machine types, stitch types, and seam categories.

8.Quality parameters of garment. Quality characteristics and finishing of garments.

9.Logistics. packing, storing and distribution of garments.

10.Promotion systems of trade, electronic commerce, internet.

11.Business management systems, Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM).

12.Quality assurance systems of the industrial production of garment. Applications of the statistics on the industrial production of garments.

13.Total quality management systems. Procedures for Quality system certification.

 

Laboratory

1.Design – Sources of inspiration, Mood boards, Design steps, Product Lifecycle

2.Body measurements and industrial sizes

3.Introduction to garment patterns

4.Flat pattern for skirts

5.Pattern grading

6.Flat pattern for body (vest)

7.Introduction to Sawing machines

8.Types of Sawing machines and Stitches

9.Seam categories and special auxiliary equipment for sawing machines

10.Sawing operations timing, production planning and control

11.Manufacturing  organizational and management models in the Apparel industry

12.Auxiliary parts and finishing of garments

13.Quality Control of garments

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Assessment is realized  in Greek and English language

 

Components of Assessment:

Final Mark = Theoretical part (60%) + Laboratory (40%)

 

Assessment in  Theoretical part:

•Final written Exams:  open and close type questions relative to knowledge, comparisons, evaluation, judgment, and design (60%).

•Written essay and presentation in public (40%).

 

Assessment in  Laboratory:

•After accomplishment of each laboratory workshop, the level of acquired knowledge and meta-knowledge skills are evaluated through written assignments (Laboratory forms/reports). Final mark derives as mean value of all the marks of the individual laboratory assignments (60%).

•Written Exams:  multiple-choice and open type questions relative to knowledge, comparisons, evaluation, judgment, and design (40%).

 

Assessment Criteria

1.Pass Mark 5 (min 1 - max 10)

2.Assessment criteria for essays, projects and presentations are described in the respective assignment forms (per case).

3.Assessment criteria for exams:

−Correctness of answer and precise correspondence to the question.

−Organized structure of the answer: logical-inductive presentation of data, applied methods and conclusions.

−Sentences exhibiting competence to analyze, compare, categorize, synthetize and evaluate data, methods and results.

Recommended or required Bibliography

- Recommended Book and Journal Article Resources:

V.R. Babu, “Industrial engineering in apparel production”, 2012.

C. Fairhurst, “Advances in apparel production”, 2008.

G. Colovic, “Management of Technology Systems in Garment Industry”, 2011.

W. Aldrich, «Metric Pattern Cutting for Women's Wear», 2009.

H. Eberle, H. Hermeling, M. Hornberger, “Fachwissen Bekleidung”, Europa-Lehrmittel, 2007.

A. Fontaine, “Technologie für Bekleidungsberufe, Lehrbuch: Grundstufe und Fachstufen Lehr-Fachbuch”, Stam, 2008.

C. Vindersvon, “Entwicklung eines Studiengangkonzeptes: Lehramt an Berufskollegs im Fach Bekleidungstechnik”, Akademikerverlag, 2011.

S. J. Jones, “Fashion Design (Portfolio)”, 2011.

J. Sissons, “Basics Fashion Design: Knitwear”, 2010.

G. Cooklin, “Garment Technology for Fashion Designers”, 2001.

G. Cooklin, “Pattern Cutting for Women's Outwear”, 2001.

G. Cooklin, “Pattern Grading for Women's Clothes”, 2001.

B. Johnson-Hill, “Fashion Your Future”, 1998.

G. Cooklin, “Pattern Cutting for Women's Outwear”, 2001.

G. Cooklin, “Pattern Grading for Women's Clothes”, 2001.

B. Johnson-Hill, “Fashion Your Future”, 1998.

COLOR AND ADVANCED FIBRES

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Lectures and exercises, Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 4, Laboratory Exercises 3
ECTS:  8
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course students are expected to:

1.Thoroughly know and comprehend the laws of radiation, the theory of color and novel materials, the principles of dyeing treatments, processes and machinery, the properties of advanced textile fibers.

2.Apply procedures and control of dyeing, analyze structures, processes and techniques for product optimization and dyeing quality assurance.

3.Develop and evaluate the manufacturing of colored products, maintenance and adjustment of dyeing equipment, methods and specifications of dyeing.

 

Specifically, students will be able to:

1.Describe and identify the methods, select the structures and equipment of dyeing.

2.Explain the function of dyeing machines, assess the capabilities of devices, materials and fiber components.

3.Compute the parameters of equipment operation, examine the applications of advanced fibers.

4.Combine modern and traditional dyeing processes, plan improvements in production, develop dyeing techniques and discriminate between different types of processes.

5.Compose new strategies of dye application, organize production and dyeing procedures.

6.Compare materials, colorations, products and processes, evaluate performance and efficiency of dyeing.

7.Know and apply directives and regulations for environmental protection.

Module Description

Radiation and color. Introduction to dyes. Water and aqueous solutions in Dyeing. Electrolytes and ionic equilibria. Color fastness. Theories of Dyeing. Continuous and discontinuous processes, pretreatments and conditions of dyeing. Dyeing methods of cotton, wool, synthetic fibers. Fundamentals of blend dyeing. Dyeing characteristics of various dye classes. Dyeing procedures and identification of textile substances. Operation principles and classification of dyeing machines. Fundamentals of Finishing. Mechanical and chemical Finishing processes. Basic principles and preparations of printing. Description of methods, aftertreatments and special Printing methods. Advanced synthetic fibers. Fully aromatic polyamides, p- and m- polyaramid fibers, their structure, production, properties and dyeing. Fiberglass, production, properties, uses, viscoelastic behavior and reinforcement of composite materials. Optical glass fibers. Chemical composition, microscopic characteristics and structure of fiberglass. Carbon fibers, origin, classes, structure, production, properties. Hollow carbon fibers. Elastomer fibers, production, chemical and thermal properties, microscopic appearance and uses. Olefinic fibers, polyethylene, polypropylene, production, properties, uses. Fluoropolymers, melamine, mineral fibers, advanced polyacrylic fibers, ceramic materials and fibers of special features. Composite materials, production methods, properties, impact behavior, moisture absorption.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written Examination: 60%

Laboratory Exercise: 40%

Recommended or required Bibliography

- Recommended Book and Journal Article Resources:

J. Shore, “Cellulosics Dyeing”, The Society of Dyers and Colourists, 1995.

A. D. Broadbent, “Basic Principles of Textile Coloration”, 2001.

A. K. R. Choudhury, “Textile Preparation and Dyeing”, Science Publishers, 2006.

J. R. Aspland, “Textile Dyeing and Coloration”, AATCC, 1997.

Hugh, MacDonald, Smith, “High Performance Pigments”, Wiley-VCH, 2002.

G. Buxbaum, G. Pfaff, “Industrial Inorganic Pigments”, Wiley-VCH, 2005.

J. W. S. Hearle, “High Performance Fibers”, Woodhead Publishing Ltd, 2004.

T. Fukuda, Z. Maekawa, T. Fujii, “Advances in Fiber Composite Materials”, Elsevier, 1994.

J. M. Hodgkinson, “Mechanical Testing of Advanced Fibre Composites”, Woodhead Publishing Ltd, 2000.

L. Tong, A. P. Mouritz, M. K. Bannister, “3D Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites”, Elsevier, 2002.

A. Miravete, “3-D Textile Reinforcements in Composite Materials”, Woodhead Publishing Ltd, 1999.

T.-W. Chou, “Microstructural Design of Fiber Composites”, Cambridge University Press, 1992.

B. D. Agarwal, L. J. Broutman, K. Chandrashekhara, “Analysis and Performance of Fiber Composites”, John Wiley and Sons, 2006.

K. K. Chawla, “Fibrous Materials”, Cambridge University Press, 1998.

3rd Semester

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND COMPUTER PROGRAMMING

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Lectures, Laboratories
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 2, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  4
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will have:

1. In-depth knowledge and understanding of the basic concepts and principles of  programming in graphical environment

2. Experimental knowledge and skills to develop programming application in graphical environment.

3. Knowledge and synthesis skills for the design and development of computer  programs using the Visual Basic Computer language

Module Description

1. Evolution of the User Interface, Programming Languages, Basic features of graphical user Interface, Basic features of programming languages for development in graphical environment.

2. Basic concepts of object oriented programming. Data types, Variables, Constants, Assignments statements and Calculations. Basic controls, Text box, Command button.

3. Comparisons and Decisions, Comparison operators, Logical Operators, Nested comparison statements, Scroll bars controls.

4. Introduction to Loops, Event driven, determinate, indeterminate, Nested loops, Variables Scope, Repetition statements, List box, Combo box.

5. Control arrays, Check box, Option button, Frame control.

6. Processing with Arrays, one and two dimensional arrays, Lists and Arrays, Multiple Lists.

7. Files, Programmer-Defined Types, Direct Access Files and Object Classes.

8. Multiple Forms and General Procedures, Debugging loops.

9. Functions, Subs and Modules. Procedure scope. Global declarations and the Code Module.

10. Menus and mouse events. Transformation of a button’s application to a menu application.

11. Data Base concepts, The Data Control, The object RecordSet, Navigation in a data base, Using SQL queries.

12. Using Visual Basic to Create Graphics.

13. Web applications and Visual Basic.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written examination: 60%

Laboratory exercise: 40%

 

Obligatory assignment

Recommended or required Bibliography

1. C. Angeli, Programming with Visual Basic, Synchroni Ekdotiki.

2. T. P. McKeown, Learning to program with Visual Basic, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

3. web based bibliography

4. Teaching notes

 

APPLIED MATHEMATICS

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 3, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  4
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

The course’s goal is to offer to students the basic notions of probability theory and statistics.

By the successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

-Understand basic  notions of probability and statistics used in many branches of human activities.

-Employ statistical methods in order to extract useful results from data collected concerning specific properties of textile materials

Module Description

The definitions of probability. Conditioned probability. Independent events. Total probability and Bayes’  theorem. Random variables. Distributions: Discrete and continuous. Expected value, Variance. Applications. Statistics, Histograms, frequency polygons. Confidence Interval for the mean value.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

 Written examination.

Recommended or required Bibliography

 1.‘’ΜΑΘΗΜΑΤΙΚΑ Ι, ΔΙΑΦΟΡΙΚΟΣ & ΟΛΟΚΛΗΡΩΤΙΚΟΣ ΛΟΓΙΣΜΟΣ’’, ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ. ΚΑΤΩΠΟΔΗΣ, ΠΑΛΙΑΤΣΟΣ ΠΡΕΖΕΡΑΚΟΣ, ‘’ΣΥΓΧΡΟΝΗ ΕΚΔΟΤΙΚΗ’’

MACHINE ELEMENTS AND TECHNICAL DESIGN

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  In the classroom, in the laboratory and in working groups with physical presence of students
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 2, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  4
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will have:

1.The knowledge and critical understanding to identify common mechanical machine parts.

2.The knowledge and ability to choose and dimension the appropriate machine element for each application.

3.The knowledge and synthesis skills to analyze the stress state of each element.

4.The knowledge to calculate the stress of each machine element under load.

5.The knowledge and synthesis skills to select proper materials based on calculations.

6.The knowledge to calculate and design mechanical parts

7.The knowledge of design norms and at the same time acquire technical perspective on constructions

8.The knowledge of understanding technical drawing techniques that should be followed in order to complete a mechanical drawing

9.The knowledge of analyzing in drawing any component specifications.

Module Description

Theory

1.Introduction-General Instructions of module

2.Tolerances - Fittings

3.Calculation on Strength: Tension-Compression

4.Calculation on Strength: Torsion - Bending

5.Calculation on Strength: Buckling –Combined stresses

6.Screws

7.Springs

8.Axles - Spindles

9.Fasteners Spindle hub

10.Rolling bearings - Bearings Slip

 

Laboratory

1.Introduction-General Instructions of module

2.Designing Views

3.Designing Section Views

4.Dimensioning

5.Intersection - Spreads

6.Drawing Reading

7.Numbering –Bill of materials (BOM)

8.Assembly drawings

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Theory (60%):

Final Written Examination: 80-100%

Assignment (optional): up to 20%

 

Laboratory:

Weekly laboratory work-exercise (30%)

Interim examination: (20%)

Final Examination: (50%)

Recommended or required Bibliography

1.K. Stergiou, I. Stergiou, MachineElementsI, 2003. SigchroniEkdotiki (in Greek)

2.K. Stergiou, I. Stergiou, Machine Elements II, 2002. SigchroniEkdotiki(in Greek)

3.M. Boulgaris, Mechanical Drawing, 2004. SigchroniEkdotiki Publications (in Greek)

4.B. Papamitoukas, Mechanical Drawing, 2002. UniversityPress

 

DESIGN OF WOVEN FABRICS PRODUCTION

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 3, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  6
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will have:

1.In-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the weaving preparation stages that concerns the methods and the machinery of yarn processing.

2.In-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the proper preparation of the yarns for the loom efficiency and the quality assurance of the produced fabric.

3.Knowledge and skills in the elements and the proper settings of the weaving machinery.

 

Specifically, students will be able to:

1.To describe and identify the machinery used in the yarn preparation for the weaving process.

2.To explain the operation of every machine for the yarn preparation for weaving and to calculate their operating parameters.

3.To develop and specialise the applications of the weaving preparation stages, to compose and organise new applications and to evaluate the performance of each system.

4.To implement certification and quality improvement techniques whenever it is required.

5.To know and apply the rules and recommendations related to environmental protection.

Module Description

1.Distinctive technological characteristics of yarns.

2.Principles of the weaving preparation systems.

3.Conventional weaving preparation technology, machine standard settings and characteristics.

4.Conventional weaving technology, machine standard settings and characteristics.

5.Non-conventional weaving technology, machine standard settings and characteristics. Yarn parameters and end-uses.

6.Technical specifications/parameters for the production of woven fabrics.

7.Design of production in the preliminary processes.

8.Exercises on the production processes.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written examination: 60%

Laboratory exercise: 40%

 

Optional assignment preparation and presentation of up to 20%, less than the proportion of written examination

Recommended or required Bibliography

1. V. John, “Shuttleless Looms”, The Textile Institute, Manchester, 1980.

2. O. Talavasek, V. Svaty, “Shuttleless Weaving Machines”, Amsterdam, 1981.

3. “Textile Machinery: Investing for the Future”, The Textile Institute, Manchester, 1982.

4. A. Ormerod, “Modern Preparation and Weaving Machinery”, Butterworth & Co. Ltd, 1983.

5. L. Simon, M. Hubner, “Vorberetungstechnik fur die Weberei, Wirkerei und Strickerei”, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1983.

6. P. R. Lord, M. H. Mohamed, “Weaving: Conversion of Yarn to Fabric”, Merrow, Watford, 1992.

7. R. Marks, P. J. Lawton, D. A. Holmes, “An Introduction to Textiles: Volume III – Fabrics, School of Textile Studies”, Bolton Institute of Higher Education, 1993.

 

TECHNOLOGY OF STRAIGHT-BAR AND CIRCULAR KNITTING MACHINES

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 3, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  6
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

This course has been designed to make students:

•Capable to known the technological differences between V-bed and circular knitting machines.

•To realize the purpose and use of different mechanical parts of the knitting machines in order to create different knitting loops.

•Familiarized with electronic systems of needle control for different knitting designs.

•Capable to know the differences in technology of circular knitting machines.

•To realize the differences in technology between Tricot and Rachel knitting machines.

•Capable to create warp knitted fabrics.

•Capable to adjust the different parts of the knitting machines in order to have an optimum production and good quality.

•Able to justify problems on knitting machines.

 

Specifically, after completion of the course students will be able to:

•Recognize different knitting structures and knitting machines

•Adjust the length of the fabric loop through the appropriate cam system

•Realize the different problems concerning the knitting design.

•Realize the different constructional characteristics of knitting fabrics.

•Create designs on weft and warp knitting machines.

•Analyze the different knitting structure as a result of their production.

Module Description

1.Distinctive technological characteristics of weft and warp knitting machines.

2.Principles of conventional knitting procedures.

3.Weft and warp knitting technology.

4.Creation designs on weft and warp knitting machines.

5.Knitted fabric technical specifications/parameters for particular end-uses.

6.Set up a knitting machine to start production.

7.Characteristics of knitted fabrics.

8.Design of  knitted garment.

9.Problem solving of knitting production -processing.

10.Calculations concerning the formation of a shaped knitted fabric.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written examination: 60%

Laboratory exercise: 40%

 

Optional assignment preparation and presentation of up to 20%, less than the proportion of written examination

Recommended or required Bibliography

Book «Τεχνολογία Πλεκτικής» Ε. Γράβας, Σύγχρονη Εκδοτική, 2008, ISBN: 978-960-6674-12-9)

J. Sissons, “Basics Fashion Design: Knitwear”, 2010.

Knitting Technic

Kettenwirk-Praxis, Karl Mayer

PRINTING AND DIGITAL PRINTING

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Lectures and exercises, Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 3, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  6
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course students are expected to:

1.Thoroughly know and comprehend the theory of printing, the dyes used and the principles of digital printing.

2.Apply procedures and control of printing, analyze structures, processes and techniques for product optimization and printing quality assurance.

3.Develop and evaluate methods of printing, maintenance and adjustment of printing equipment, specifications of printing and digital printing.

 

Specifically, students will be able to:

1.Describe and identify the methods, select the structures and equipment of printing.

2.Explain the function of printing machines, assess their capabilities.

3.Compute the parameters of equipment operation, examine the application of printing paste on various substrates.

4.Combine traditional and digital printing processes, plan improvements in dyes and color fastness, develop printing techniques and discriminate between different types of processes.

5.Compose new strategies of digital printing, organize production and printing procedures.

6.Compare batches, evaluate performance and efficiency of printing.

7.Know and apply directives and regulations for environmental protection.

Module Description

Dyes and auxiliaries of printing. Viscosity, printing paste and calculations. Printing machinery. Printing on cotton, wool, polyester, polyamide and cellulose acetate fabric. Industrial methods of Printing. Direct, discharge, resist and dye-sublimation printing. Printing proceeding, drying, steaming, washing. Digital printing, ink classes. Continuous and drop-on-demand inkjet printers. Nozzle systems, piezoelectric, thermal, drop charging. Disperse dye inks, water-soluble dye systems. Colorants in digital printing, color fastness. Print resolution, digital color control. Printing factors and stability, steaming conditions.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written Examination: 60%

Laboratory Exercise: 40%

Recommended or required Bibliography

- Recommended Book and Journal Article Resources:

H. Kipphan, “Handbook of Print Media: Technologies and Production Methods”, Springer, 2001.

S. J. Kadolph, Ed., “Textiles”, 10th Edition, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007.

J. Tozer, S. Levitt, “Fabric of Society: A Century of People and Their Clothes 1770–1870”, Laura Ashley Press.

J. Fish, “Designing and Printing Textiles”, 2005.

M. Bowles, C. Isaac, “Digital Textile Design”, 2009.

C. Benn, L. Morgan, “Screen Printing: Layering Textiles with Colour, Texture and Imagery”, 2009.

H. Clark, “Textile Printing”, 1985.

J. Storey, “Manual of Textile Printing”, Thames & Hudson Manuals, 1992.

J. Kinnersly-Taylor, “Dyeing and Screenprinting on Textiles”, Printmaking Handbooks, 2003.

“Textile Printing: Woodblock Printing on Textiles, Roller Printing on Textiles, Direct to Garment Printing, Rogan Printing”, General Books LLC, 2010.

M. Rehbein, “Digital Textile Printing and the Influence on Design”, GRIN Verlag, 2010.

H. Ujiie, “Digital Printing of Textiles”, CRC Press, 2006.

R. Shishoo, “Plasma Technologies for Textiles”, Woodhead Publishing Ltd, Manchester, 2007.

4th Semester

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FOR TEXTILE TERMINOLOGY

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Lectures in class, face-to-face, English Language Computer Laboratory with related software
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 2
ECTS:  3
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course students will be able to:

•Understand scientific texts relative to the field of Textile  Engineering, either globally (global understanding) or thoroughly (scanning-thorough comprehension)

•Acquire the terminology and syntax of scientific texts through various methods and techniques

•Analyze the structure and organization elements of scientific speech on multiple levels (sentence, paragraph, text)

•Produce oral speech and construct written speech of multiple forms (instructions, description of components, functions and processes, essay writing, reports, professional mail etc.)

Specifically, students will be able to:

•Acquire and use technical vocabulary, terminology and structure connected to the field of Textile  Engineering 

•Extract specific information from texts about components, devices, structures, and processes

•Identify devices, components, structures, processes and explain their function

•Understand the structure and function of devices and components

•Recognize differences between types of devices and components

•Understand the relation between structures, components and processes

•Understand the features and technical specifications of different components and devices

•Describe devices, components, structures, and processes

•Discriminate between different types of processes

Module Description

•THE MICROSCOPIC STRUCTURE OF FIBRES

•TEXTILE FIBRES- NATURAL FIBRERS –SYNTHETIC FIBRES- PROPERTIES

•FROM FIBRE TO YARN

•COTTON – COTTON YARN MANUFACTURE

•WOOL- THE SPINNING OF WOOL

•HISTORY OF TEXTILES

•KNITTING –KNITTING MACHINES AND NEEDLES- WEFT KNITTIN-CONSTRUCTIONS,WARP-KNITTING CONSTRUCTIONS

•WEAVING, PREPARATORY PROCESSES FOR FABRIC MANUFACTURE, LOOMS, BASIC WEAVES

•DYEING- SCOURING –BLEACHING-FINISHING PROCESSES

•HISTORY OF APPAREL, NATURE OF APPAREL

•SECTIONS OF CLOTHING INDUSTRY

•GARMENT TYPES AND MANUFACTURE

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written examination: 100%

Optional project preparation and presentation: up to 20%, added to total score

Recommended or required Bibliography

1.TEACHING NOTES

2.SEVERAL INTERNET SOURCES

3.AUTHENTIC READING TEXTS

 

TEXTILE AND GARMENT MANUFACTURING MANAGEMENT

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Lectures in class, Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 2
ECTS:  3
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course students will be able to:

• Understand the concept of Enterprise   as a financial institution.

• The Management as content and actions.

• To recognize the specificities of Textiles and apparel business in Greece & Internationally.

• Implement and participate in the business of modern management processes

Module Description

•1. Enterprise as an economic organization.

•2. Components of data - environment - business types.

•3. Operating business –functions .

•4. Definition and Management content.

•5. Management Activities.

•6. Planning.

•7. Organisation.

•8. Human resources.

•9. Control as special function.

•10. Total Quality Management.

•11. Programming personal time.

•12. Management career.

•13. Conclusions.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Evaluation elements:

1. Final Written Exam: 100%

Evaluation criteria:

1. promotion grade 5 (min 1 - max 10)

2. The evaluation criteria for the work described in each case in the task assignment.

3. The evaluation criteria for the exams  are:

• Accuracy and response correlation with the requested accuracy.

• Organization structure of answer: logical-deductive quote data, applied methods and conclusions.

• Formulate proposals show ability to analyze, compare, sort, synthesis and evaluation of data, methods and results.

Recommended or required Bibliography

Χ. Φλώρος, «Σύγχρονη Διοικητική των Επιχειρήσεων (Modern Businesss Management)», Εκδόσεις Σύγχρονη Εκδοτική, Αθήνα, 1993.

Κ. Τζωρτζάκης, Α. Τζωρτζάκη, «Οργάνωση και Διοίκηση», Rosili–Αδελφοί Τζωρτζάκη.

«Νέες Τεχνολογίες, Οργάνωση Εργασίας και Σχηματισμός των Ειδικοτήτων», ΙΝΕ, 2003.

W. Lazonick, «Η Οργάνωση των Επιχειρήσεων», Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης, 2001.

Θ. Β. Πάκος, «Βιομηχανική Οργάνωση», Εκδόσεις Παπαζήση, 1997.

 «Κοινωνία, Τεχνολογία και Αναδιάρθρωση της Παραγωγής», Εκδόσεις Παπαζήση.

M. E. Porter, “Competitive Advantage”, The Free Press.

TECHNOLOGY OF WEAVING MACHINES

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 5, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  7
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will have:

1.In-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the woven fabric production processes

2.In-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the woven fabric production technologies on conventional and non-conventional weaving machines.

3.Knowledge and skills of the particular aspects of the individual mechanisms of the weaving machines

4.Knowledge and skills of the elements and the proper settings of the woven fabric production machinery.

 

Specifically, students will be able to:

1.To describe and identify the machinery used in the woven fabric production, the basic conventional weaving systems and the machines for the non-conventional woven fabric production.

2.To explain the operation of every machine for both conventional and non-conventional weaving systems and to calculate their operating parameters.

3.To develop and specialise the applications of the weaving systems, to compose and organise new applications and to evaluate the performance of each system.

4.To implement certification and quality improvement techniques whenever it is required.

5.To know and apply the rules and recommendations related to environmental protection.

Module Description

1.Mechanisms for the weft insertion

2.Mechanisms for weft blending

3.Mechanisms for controlling warp and weft yarns

4.Principles of the woven fabric production systems

5.Conventional weaving technology, processes, machinery, machine standard settings and characteristics.

6.Non-conventional weaving technology (processes, machinery, machine standard settings and characteristics)

7.Parameters and woven fabric end-uses

8.Technical specifications/parameters for the production of woven fabrics.

9.Design of woven fabric production

10.Exercises on the production processes.

11.Calculations concerning the production, efficiency and quality characteristics data per process. 

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written examination: 60%

Laboratory exercise: 40%

 

Optional assignment preparation and presentation of up to 20%, less than the proportion of written examination

Recommended or required Bibliography

1.H. Hollstein, “Fertigungstechnik Weberei Grundlagen”, I, Veb Fachbuchverlag, Leipzig, 1978.

2.H. Hollstein, “Fertigungstechnik Weberei Mechanismen”, II, Veb Fachbuchverlag, Leipzig, 1980.

3.H. Hollstein, “Fertigungstechnik Weberei Webmachinen”, III, Veb Fachbuchverlag, Leipzig, 1985.

 

QUALITY CONTROL OF FABRICS - GARMENTS

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 2, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  4
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

This course has been designed to make students:

•Capable to known how to organize a quality control laboratory.

•To realize the purpose and use of different quality control testing methods.

•Familiarized with different quality control methods used on fabric and garment production. 

•Capable to know the differences in technology of circular knitting machines.

•To realize the different methods according to international standards.

•To present and comment on the results and to justify the problems and get the right decisions.

•To create quality control specifications according to the end use of the product.

Specifically, after completion of the course students will be able to:

•Recognize different international quality control methods used on woven and knitted fabric production.

•Evaluate the different results gained from the tests. 

•Develop the appropriate fabric specifications. 

•Choose the right international testing methods according to the end use of fabric.

•Understand and analyze the constructional characteristics of the fabrics.

•Analyze the different knitted and woven structures for their production.

Module Description

•Develop and present the quality control laboratory for fabrics and garments.

•Developing Quality standards for the production

•Develop quality methods for  wove and knitted fabrics as well as for garments such as tests fabric thickness, density, weight, crimp, rubbing etc.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written examination: 60%

Laboratory exercise: 40%

 

Optional assignment preparation and presentation of up to 20%, less than the proportion of written examination

Recommended or required Bibliography

Notes “Quality Control of Fabrics and Garments” E. Gravas

International Standard Methods (ISO, B.S. ect)

J.E. Booth “Principles of Textile Testing”

Mario Bona “Qualita Nel Tessile”

DYEING PROCESSES AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Lectures and exercises, Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 4, Laboratory Exercises 3
ECTS:  7
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course students are expected to:

1.Thoroughly know and comprehend the theories of dyeing, the laws of dyeing kinetics, the manufacturing principles of dyeing machinery and the preparation of dyes.

2.Apply procedures and control of production, analyze structures, processes and techniques for optimization and quality assurance of dyeing.

3.Develop and evaluate chemical and spectrophotometric methods, maintenance and adjustment of dyeing and analytical equipment, patterns and specifications of dyeing.

 

Specifically, students will be able to:

1.Describe and identify the spectroscopic techniques, select the structures and equipment.

2.Explain the physicochemical parameters of dyeing, assess the composition and quality of textiles.

3.Compute the factors of dyeing equipment operation, examine the application of analytical methods.

4.Combine dyeing processes and colorants, design dyeing-quality systems, develop manufacturing procedures.

5.Compose new management strategies, organize the quality control of dyeing.

6.Compare shades and quality characteristics of dyeing, evaluate the performance of quality control.

7.Know and apply directives and regulations for environmental protection.

Module Description

Kinetics of dyeing. Dyeing with all types of dyes. Influence of temperature, stirring and chemical modification of fibers on dyeing kinetics. Dyeing of all textile classes with suitable types of dyes. Analysis of symbols illustrated in the pattern cards. Size of dye molecules, principles of dye combinativity, shade reproducibility, color fastness. Design of a modern dyehouse. Washing machines. Bleaching installations. Padding and continuous dyeing machines, winches, autoclaves, jets, jiggers, hank and fabric dyeing machines. Advantages and limitations of various dyeing machines. Special calculations for correct operation of dyeing machines. Historical evolution of technology of colorants manufacture and use. Dyestuffs, chemical structure. Description of dye production technology. Study of the physicochemical processes of colorant application to substrates. Dyeing auxiliaries chemical tests. Spectrophotometric tests in dye liquors. Applications of reflectance spectroscopy in color identification. Application of thin layer chromatography (T.L.C.) to coloring substances. Synthesis of dyes–pigments. Physical, chemical and spectroscopic methods of textile identification. Quantitative and qualitative blend analysis. Identification of dyes in substance and on the fiber. Determination of color fastness. Grayscale theory. Measurement of fastness to washing and rubbing. Hydrophobicity measurements on finished textiles. Systems and certification of quality. Inspection, quality control, quality assurance, total quality management. Quality production process. Total quality management tools. Quality cost. Total quality systems. Certification bodies. Standards, series of ISO 9000 standards. Quality assurance systems. ISO 14000 standards. Quality management. Developments in quality systems.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written Examination: 60%

Laboratory Exercise: 40%

Recommended or required Bibliography

- Recommended Book and Journal Article Resources:

C. M. Carr, “Chemistry of the Textiles Industry”, Springer, 1995.

K. Hunger, “Industrial Dyes: Chemistry, Properties, Applications”, John Wiley and Sons, 2003.

H. Zollinger, “Color Chemistry: Syntheses, Properties, and Applications of Organic Dyes and Pigments”, Helvetica Chimica Acta, 2003.

S. M. Burkinshaw, “Chemical Principles of Synthetic Fibre Dyeing”, Springer, 1995.

J. Shore, “Practical Dyeing: Fibre Types and Dyeing Processes”, ΙΙ, The Society of Dyers and Colourists, 2004.

J. R. Aspland, “Textile Dyeing and Coloration”, AATCC, 1997.

H. G. Völz, “Industrial Color Testing: Fundamentals and Techniques”, Wiley-VCH, 2001.

S. J. Kadolph, “Quality Assurance for Textiles and Apparel”, Fairchild Publications, 1998.

B. J. Collier, H. H. Epps, “Textile Testing and Analysis”, Prentice Hall, 1998.

J. Raul, “Textile Testing”, APH Publishing, 2005.

J. Hu, “Fabric Testing”, CRC Press, 2008.

FINISHING, INTERACTIVE PRODUCTS AND PRESERVATION OF FABRICS

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Lectures and exercises, Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 4, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  6
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course students are expected to:

1.Thoroughly know and comprehend the theory of Finishing, the laws of mechanical and chemical treatments, the rules of interactive design, the principles of smart clothing production, the processing of fabric preservation.

2.Apply procedures and control of Finishing, analyze structures, processes and techniques for product optimization and finishing quality assurance.

3.Develop and evaluate the manufacturing of finished products, maintenance and restoration of apparel, special methods and specifications.

 

Specifically, students will be able to:

1.Describe and identify the methods of Finishing, select components, structures and processes of finishing.

2.Explain the capabilities of interactive technology, assess its prospects.

3.Compute the application parameters of finishing processing, examine the applications of smart clothing.

4.Combine established finishing processes and novel interactive structures, design improvements in properties of smart products, develop clothes of special features and applications.

5.Compose fabric preservation and restoration procedures, organize manufacturing of interactive products.

6.Compare methods and products of Finishing, evaluate the performance of interactive materials.

7.Know and apply directives and regulations for environmental protection.

Module Description

Introduction to chemical and mechanical fabric finishing. Mechanical finishing: i.e. calander, anti-felting techniques. Chemical finishing processes: Softening, hand building, easy-care/durable press, repellent, soil release, flame-retardant, non-slip, antistatic, anti-pilling, elastomeric, color fastness, UV-protection, antimicrobial, insect resist-mite protection, enzyme bio-finishes. Novel finishes: Anti-odour, surface modification: plasma-radiation, sol-gel; microencapsulation. Smart textiles and interactive products. Special polymers: Conductive, shape memory, photosensitive. Phase change materials (PCM). Textile ageing and detection methods. Object investigation, non-invasive techniques and treatment evaluation. Conservation and restoration methods: Cleaning from soil, discoloration and stain; disinfection; special treatments and storage.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written Examination: 60%

Laboratory Exercise: 40%

Recommended or required Bibliography

- Recommended Book and Journal Article Resources:

D. Heywood, “Textile Finishing”, The Society of Dyers and Colourists, 2003.

W. D. Schindler, P. J. Hauser, “Chemical Finishing of Textiles”, The Textile Institute, Manchester, 2004.

A. Demir, H. M. Behery, “Synthetic Filament Yarn: Texturing Technology”, Prentice Hall, 1997.

K. Lacasse, W. Baumann, “Textile Chemicals: Environmental Data and Facts”, Springer, 2004.

B. Wulfhorst, T. Gries, D. Veit, “Textile Technology”, Hanser Verlag, 2006.

P. E. Slade, “Handbook of Fiber Finish Technology”, Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1998.

A. K. Sen, “Coated Textiles: Principles and Applications”, CRC Press, 2007.

X. Tao, “Wearable Electronics and Photonics”, Woodhead Publishing Ltd, 2005.

X. Tao, “Smart Fibres, Fabrics and Clothing”, Woodhead Publishing Ltd, 2001.

L. van Langenhove, The Textile Institute, “Smart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare: Materials, Systems and Applications”, CRC Press, Manchester, 2007.

R. Shishoo, “Textiles in Sport”, Woodhead Publishing Ltd/The Textile Institute, 2005.

A. R. Horrocks, S. C. Anand, “Handbook of Technical Textiles”, Woodhead Publishing Ltd, 2000.

P. Vincenzini, R. Paradiso, “Smart Textiles”, Trans Tech Publication, 2009.

G. Cho, “Smart Clothing: Technology and Applications”, Taylor and Francis, 2009.

S. Jayaraman, P. Kiekens, A. M. Grančarić, NATO Public Diplomacy Division, NATO Programme for Security through Science, “Intelligent Textiles for Personal Protection and Safety”, IOS Press, 2006.

5th Semester

QUALITY CONTROL OF LINEAR FIBROUS STRUCTURES

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 5, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  8
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will have:

1.In-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the theory and principles of textile quality control.

2.Knowledge and skills in the design of quality control systems in the textile industry

3.Knowledge and skills in the standardisation and optimisation of textile products.

 

Specifically, students will be able to:

1.To describe and identify the various devices used in quality control of semi-processed and final products of the spinning mills (sliver, roving yarns).

2.To explain the operation of every device used in a quality control laboratory  for testing textile linear fibrous materials and products.

3.To develop and specialise the applications of existent devices and methods used for the quality control of yarn manufacturing products, to compose, organise and evaluate the performance of new applications (devices and methods).

4.To implement certification and quality improvement techniques whenever it is required.

5.To know and apply the rules and recommendations related to environmental protection.

Module Description

1.Quality, Quality management, Quality assurance and Quality control in modern industrialism and production conditions.

2.Laboratory organisation and quality control design in modern spinning mills.

3.Physical and mechanical properties and characteristics of yarns.

4.The effects of fibre properties  on the quality of the produced yarns.

5.Modern statistical method applications to quality control of spinning mill semi-processed products for identifying technical problems.

6.Quality control case studies.

7.Exercises, problems and practicals for the quality determination of the products of various spinning processes as well the textile yarn properties: (linear density, twist, hygroscopicity, optical and capacitance assessment of unevenness, tensile strength, friction, hairiness).

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written examination: 60%

Laboratory exercise: 40%

 

Compulsory assignment preparation and presentation of up to 20%, less than the proportion of written examination

Recommended or required Bibliography

1.BP Saville: Physical testing of textiles, Woodhead, 1999

2.JE Booth:  Principles of the Textile Testing, 1986

3.WE Morton & JWS Hearle: Physical properties of textile fibres, The Textile Institute, 1997

4.Μ Bona: Textile Quality, The Textile Institute, 1994

5.GAV Leaf: Practical statistics for the Textile Industry: Part I, The Textile Institute, 1984

6.GAV Leaf: Practical statistics for the Textile Industry: Part II, The Textile Institute, 1987

7.Μ Bona: Statistical methods for the textile industry, Eurotex – Comett, 1993 

NEW TECHNOLOGIES OF KNITTING

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 2, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  4
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

After completion, students should be able to:

•Recognize, analyze and categorize different knitting technologies

•Make comparisons and evaluate the technological level of knitting machines 

•Explain the construction and characteristics of advanced knitted products

•Evaluate and select the proper knitting technology in respect to the final product requirements

•Explain the architecture and operation of data-acquisition systems and describe the information that can be collected from a knitting shop-floor

•Execute basic operations and design basic knitted structures in “Stoll M1 plus” software

Module Description

1.Definitions about Technology and Innovation, Discussion about the Scientific and Technological fields influencing the evolution of knitting technology

2.Taxonomy of the modern knitting technologies and the respective products and applications

3.Criteria for evaluating the technological level of knitting machinery

4.Advances in Weft knitting technology

5.Advances in Warp knitting technology 

6.Seamless knitting

7.Knitting for special garments and sportswear

8.Knitting for Technical applications

9.Knitting for Medical applications

10.Online monitoring systems in knitting shop floor

11.Modern knitting design systems (introduction to STOLL  M1 Plus software)

 

* The above topics are distributed in 13 lectures and 13 laboratory workshops

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Assessment is realized  in Greek and English language

 

Components of Assessment:

Final Mark = Theoretical part (60%) + Laboratory (40%)

 

Assessment in  Theoretical part:

•Final written Exams:  open type questions relative to knowledge, comparisons, evaluation and judgment (80%).

•Written essay and presentation in public (20%).

 

Assessment in  Laboratory:

After accomplishment of each laboratory workshop, the level of acquired knowledge and meta-knowledge skills are evaluated through:

• Written assignments (50%).

•Oral Exams: open type questions relative to knowledge, comparisons, evaluation, judgment and use of software (50%).

 

Assessment Criteria 

1.Pass Mark 5 (min 1 - max 10)

2.Assessment criteria for essays, projects and presentations are described in the respective assignment forms (per case).

3.Assessment criteria for exams:

−Correctness of answer and precise correspondence to the question.

−Organized structure of the answer: logical-inductive presentation of data, applied methods and conclusions.

−Sentences exhibiting competence to analyze, compare, categorize, synthetize and evaluate data, methods and results.

Recommended or required Bibliography

- Recommended Book and Journal Article Resources:

D. J. Spencer, “Knitting Technology: A Comprehensive Handbook and Practical Guide”, Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles, 2001.

K.-F. Au, “Advances in Knitting Technology”, Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles, 2011.

A.R. Horrocks and S.C. Anand, Editors, “Handbook of Technical Textiles”, Woodhead Publishing, 2000

A.R. Horrocks and S.C. Anand, Editors, “Handbook of Technical Textiles”, Volume 1: Technical Textile Processes, Woodhead Publishing, 2016.

FASHION DESIGN - HISTORY AND AESTHETIC

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 3, Laboratory Exercises 3
ECTS:  6
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

The course is an introduction to the basic concepts of aesthetics, history of costume and fashion design.

The course aims to enable the students to free design. The basic principles on the anatomy of the body (men women and children) and the model design are given. The harmonious color and correct combinations of colors are analyzed. The use of different drawing tools are objectives of the course.

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

- know the trends of the clothing and the characteristics of each era and culture.

-comprehend the rules of aesthetics and adequate color combinations that are  appropriate to achieve the desired effect

- Illustrate various types of garment achieving proper performance of textures and fabric characteristics,

-to understand the inspirations of fashion trends and understand how fashion is affected and how these can be evaluated in order to create a new garment

-to know the accessories that were used with garments and the role they have played through time.

Module Description

i.Basic concepts. Distinction between costumes of different eras.

ii.The phases and the key elements of designing different body shapes.

iii.Basic concepts and design principles. Chromatic harmonic combinations, contrasts and shapes.

iv.rinciples and Methodology in shading efficiently different structural characteristics.

v.Methods of illustration, analysis and application of different techniques.

vi.Analysis of different techniques depicting patterns and textures of fabrics and garments.

vii.Introduction to technical flat designing. Basic flat design principles.

viii.Presentation of the work and critical analysis.

ix.Project Success Criteria. 

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Components of Assessment:

1.Final Exams (questionnaire): 40%

2.Case study & public Presentation: 20%

3.Laboratory exercises:  20%

4.Laboratory Exams (multiple choice): 20%

 

Assessment Criteria

1.Pass Mark 5 (min 1 - max 10)

2.Assessment criteria for essays, projects and presentations are described in the respective assignment forms (per case).

3.Assessment criteria for exams:

−Correctness of answer and precise correspondence to the question.

−Organized structure of the answer: logical-inductive presentation of data, applied methods and conclusions.

−Sentences exhibiting competence to analyze, compare, categorize, synthetize and evaluate data, methods and results. 

Recommended or required Bibliography

- Recommended Book and Journal Article Resources:

-B. Payne, G. Winakor, J. Farrell-Beck, «Ενδυματολογία – Ιστορία της Ενδυμασίας», 2009, Εκδόσεις ΙΩΝ 2009 ISBN 960-411-020-9.

A. D. D'Ortenzio, «Ελεύθερη Σχεδίαση Μόδας – Σκαριφήματα», 1999, Εκδόσεις ΙΩΝ, ISBN 960 405 946 7.

Kathryn McKelvey, Janine Munslow, Σχεδιαστής Μόδας, 2004, Εκδόσεις ΙΩΝ.

Winifred Aldrich, «Σχεδίαση και Κοπή Γυναικείων Ρούχων», 2005, Εκδόσεις ΙΩΝ, ISBN 960-411-274-0.

K. McKelvey, «Έρευνα Μόδας – 1600 Ιδέες», 2005, Εκδόσεις ΙΩΝ.

J. Peacock, “Costume 1066–1990”, 2000.

G. Cooklin, “Introduction to Clothing Manufacture”, 1991.

H. Carr, B. Latham, “The Technology of Clothing Manufacture”, 2nd Edition.

B. Wirschun, «Ηλεκτρονική Σχεδίαση Ενδυμάτων με Corel Draw», 2009.

Y. Li, “The Science of Clothing Confort”, 2001.

S. De Clerck, “Future Textile, Surprising Textiles, Design and Art”, 2008.

Winakor Geitel, Farrell, The History of Costume, Payne Blance - Beck Jane, 2009

John Peacock, Costume 1066-1990, 200, 0-500-27791-5

D'Ortenzio D. Alfred, Fashion Sketching: Drawing the Fashion Figure, 1999 

McKelvey Kathryn, Fashion source book, 2005.

Bettina Wirschun, MODE zeichnen mit Corel Draw, 2009

COLOR MEASUREMENT AND COLOR MATCHING

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Lectures and exercises, Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 3, Laboratory Exercises 3
ECTS:  6
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course students are expected to:

1.Thoroughly know and comprehend the laws of Colorimetry, the theory of color spaces, the rules of color evaluation, the principles of comparing colors and color fastness.

2.Apply procedures and control of color expression modeling, analyze structures, processes and techniques for shade optimization and dyeing quality assurance.

3.Develop and evaluate recipes of dyeing, maintenance and adjustment of color measurement equipment, methods and specifications of color quality control.

 

Specifically, students will be able to:

1.Describe and identify the methods of color difference determination.

2.Explain the application of color difference in quality control, assess color difference equations.

3.Compute the color optimization parameters, examine the combinability of dyes.

4.Combine colorations and colored batches, develop and modify specifications for different dyes.

5.Compose color fastness evaluation tests, organize color measurement models.

6.Compare similar colorations, evaluate performance and efficiency of color prediction models.

7.Know and apply directives and regulations for environmental protection.

Module Description

The course is an introduction to color science focusing on the applied aspects of color measurement. In its initial stages it deals with color perception targeting towards the objective color expression via color spaces like the CIEL*a*b*. Subsequently, color difference equations are explained and examined in their optimized versions. In parallel to the main core of the curriculum, aspects of color quality control are examined along with the technicalities of color measurement using reflectance spectrophotometer. In the final stages the Kubelka–Munk theory of light absorption and scattering in analyzed along with its application to the recipe match prediction of dyed textile materials.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written Examination: 60%

Laboratory Exercise: 40% 

Recommended or required Bibliography

- Recommended Book and Journal Article Resources:

R. G. Kuehni, “Color: An Introduction to Practice and Principles”, Wiley, 2004.

G. A. Klein, “Industrial Color Physics”, Springer, 2010.

G. Wyszeki, W. S. Stiles, “Color Science: Concepts and Methods, Quantitative Data and Formulae”, Wiley, 2000.

E. Reinhard, “Color Imaging: Fundamentals and Applications”, A. K. Peters, 2008.

D. Malacara, “Color Vision and Colorimetry: Theory and Applications”, SPIE Press, 2002.

R. W. G. Hunt, “Measuring Colour”, Ellis Horwood Ltd, 1991.

N. Ohta, A. R. Robertson, A. A. Robertson, “Colorimetry: Fundamentals and Applications”, John Wiley and Sons, 2005.

M. D. Fairchild, “Color Appearance Models”, John Wiley and Sons, 2005.

R. W. G. Hunt, “The Reproduction of Colour”, John Wiley and Sons, 2004.

R. S. Berns, F. W. Billmeyer, M. Saltzman, “Billmeyer and Saltzman's Principles of Color Technology”, 3rd Edition Wiley, 2000.

R. McDonald, “Colour Physics for Industry”, The Society of Dyers and Colourists on behalf of the Dyers’ Company Publications Trust, 1987.

A. K. R. Choudhury, “Modern Concepts of Color and Appearance”, Science Publishers, 2000.

K. Lee, M. S. Mohammadi, “Modelling the Reflectivity of Oily Coatings on Textile Substrates”, J. Text. Inst., 100, 120 (2009).

NANOTECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS OF BIOPOLYMERS

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Lectures and exercises, Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 3, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  6
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course students are expected to:

1.Thoroughly know and comprehend the theory of biopolymers, the laws of nanostructures and nanomaterials, the rules of Nanotechnology, the principles of nanofiber design and production, the electrospinning processing.

2.Apply procedures and control to estimate nanofiber properties, analyze structures, processes and techniques for Nanotechnology product optimization and quality assurance of biomaterials.

3.Develop and evaluate the technology of nanomaterials, maintenance and adjustment of electrospinning equipment, methods and specifications of biopolymer uses.

 

Specifically, students will be able to:

1.Describe and identify the methods of Nanotechnology, select the structures and equipment for biopolymer manufacture.

2.Explain the function of biopolymers in Tissue Engineering, assess the capabilities and uses of nanomaterials.

3.Compute the parameters of electrospinning, examine its applications.

4.Combine traditional textile structures and modern nanostructures, design improvements in biopolymer applications, develop fabric-protective products.

5.Compose structures from nanofibers, organize their production and incorporation in fabrics.

6.Compare various biomaterials, evaluate their performance and application.

7.Know and apply directives and regulations for environmental protection.

Module Description

Introduction to polymeric biomaterials: Biomimetic, bioinspired nanomaterials; composite and self-assembled biomaterials. Nanotechnology and nanofibers: Methods of nanofiber production; electrospinning. Factors influencing electrospinning. Material classes and their properties: Polymers, composite biopolymers, ceramics. Solution properties: Polymer solubility, viscosity, surface tension, vapour tension, conductivity. Design and types of nanofibers. Patterning of electrospinning apparatus and collectors. Polymers with antimicrobial properties. Applications: Chemical and biological fabric protection, filters, wound and burns therapy. Biopolymers and nanofibers in Tissue Engineering. Natural and synthetic materials, biocompatible materials and cell culture, protein development. Bioactive scaffolds: Structures, development, properties. Application in Tissue Engineering: Orthopaedic (bone, cartilage, dentistry), chirurgic (neural, arteries, skin, organs). Pharmaceutical biopolymers. Drug release applications.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written Examination: 60%

Laboratory Exercise: 40%

Recommended or required Bibliography

- Recommended Book and Journal Article Resources:

C. G. Gebelein, C. E. Carraher, “Biotechnology and Bioactive Polymers”, American Chemical Society Symposium, Springer, 1994.

C. G. Gebelein, American Chemical Society, Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering, “Advances in Biomedical Polymers”, American Chemical Society Meeting, Plenum Press, 1987.

C. G. Gebelein, R. L. Dunn, “Progress in Biomedical Polymers”, American Chemical Society Meeting, Springer, 1990.

S. Dumitriu, “Polymeric Biomaterials”, Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2002.

S. W. Shalaby, “Polymers as Biomaterials”, American Chemical Society Meeting, Plenum Press, 1984.

M. Jenkins, Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, “Biomedical Polymers”, Woodhead Publishing Ltd/Maney Pub. on behalf of Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, 2007.

E. Chiellini, “Biomedical Polymers and Polymer Therapeutics”, Springer, 2001.

M. I. Shtilman, “Polymeric Biomaterials”, I, VSP, 2003.

6th Semester

STRUCTURE DESING OF WOVEN FABRICS

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 2, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  4
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will have:

1.In-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the various weaving designs used for the production of plain, multilayer and specialty fabrics

2.In-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the transformation-transfer processes of a paper desing to a woven fabric and vice versa.

3.Knowledge and skills of the particular aspects and the prerequisite calculations for the reproduction of woven fabrics

 

Specifically, students will be able to:

1.To describe and identify the various woven designs used in the woven fabric production.

2.To explain the application of each design according to the fabric end-use.

3.To develop and specialise the applications of the weaving designs, to compose and organise new designs and to evaluate their performance.

4.To implement certification and quality improvement techniques whenever it is required.

5.To know and apply the rules and recommendations related to environmental protection.

Module Description

1.Presentation of the weaving process principles and its parameters 

2.Display of designs, fabric appearance and drawing-in.

3.Design classification. Basic designs: Plain, twill, satin. Derivative and proceesed designs. Display and creation of double face designs. Drawing-in designs, computer punched cards, specifications of the so-produced fabrics.

4.Yarns, colour and weave effects used in warp and weft threads

5.Application of the aforementioned designs on fabrics, analysis and composition of fabrics on experimental looms.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written examination: 60%

Laboratory exercise: 40%

 

Optional assignment preparation and presentation of up to 20%, less than the proportion of written examination

Recommended or required Bibliography

1.Autorenkollektiv Gewebe Technik”, Veb Fachbuchverlag, Leipzig, 1978.

2.Blinov, Shibabaw, Belay, “Design of Woven Fabrics”, 1988.

3.H. W. Kipp, “Narrow Fabric Weaving”, Salzburg, Sauerlander, 1989

 

DESIGN OF SPECIALTY LINEAR FIBROUS STRUCTURES PRODUCTION

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 4, Laboratory Exercises 2 
ECTS:  6
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will have:

1.In-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the post-spinning yarn processes and non-conventional spinning processes for the production of specialty yarns.

2.Knowledge and skills in the elements and the proper settings of the various post-spinning and non-conventional spinning machines.

3.Knowledge and skills in the elements and the proper processes for the design, implementation and organisation of yarn production based on modern aspects of production management in the textile industry.

 

Specifically, students will be able to:

1.To describe and identify the machinery used in post-spinning yarn processes and non-conventional spinning processes.

2.To explain the operation of every machine in post-spinning yarn processes and non-conventional spinning processes for the production of specialty yarns and to calculate their operating parameters

3.To develop and specialise the applications of post-spinning yarn processes and non-conventional spinning processes used for the production of specialty yarns, compose and organise new applications and to evaluate the performance of each system.

4.To implement certification and quality improvement techniques whenever it is required.

5.To know and apply the rules and recommendations related to environmental protection.

Module Description

1.Principles and technologies of yarn post-spinning and fancy yarn system processes.

2.Distinctive technological characteristics of the various types of fancy yarns. 

3.Principles, technologies and modern aspects/variations of conventional short-staple spinning systems.

4.Principles, technologies of non-conventional short-staple spinning systems (OE, Airjet, Friction).

5.Distinctive technological characteristics of the various types of non-conventional yarns.

6.General principles of production organisation of textile enterprises. Quality assurance system ISO. Philosophy of Total Quality Management (TQM).

7.Principles of establishment of the textile enterprise. Systems for the determination of productivity. Applied costing techniques for textile products and services.

8.Application of Quick Response, Right First Time and Just in Time principles in textile enterprises.

9.Modern electronic and computerised remote surveillance and control systems in textile companies. Hierarchical structures of industrial information systems – typical textile examples. Computer networking elements. Computerised integrated production control systems.

10.Design and execution of production on demand specialty yarn using non-conventional spinning systems.

11.Design of yarn production. Exercises on production processing.

12.Design of an experiment concerning the effect of various non-conventional yarn production factors on its technical characteristics based on yarn quality control results. Calculations of yarn production, efficiency and QC data.

13.Exercises of design/programming of electronic and computerised  remote surveillance and control systems.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written examination: 60%

Laboratory exercise: 40%

 

Compulsory assignment preparation and presentation of up to 20%, less than the proportion of written examination

Recommended or required Bibliography

1.W Klein: New spinning systems, The Textile Institute, 1987

2.CA Lawrence: Advances in yarn spinning technology, Woodhead, 2010

3.H Deussen: Rotor spinning technology, Schlafhorst Inc., 1993

4.PR Lord: Handbook of yarn production, The Textile Institute, 2003

5.JWS Hearle, L Hollick,  DK Wilson: Yarn texturing technology, Woodhead, 2001

6.RH Gong and RM Wright: Fancy yarns, Woodhead, 2002

7.VD Dudeja: Management of textile industry, Textile Trade Press, 1981

8.RL Flood: Beyond TQM, J. Wiley & Sons, 1993

9.MJ Fox: Quality Assurance Management, Chapman and Hall, 1993

10.F Price: Right First Time, Gower, 1994

 

TECHNOLOGY OF PATTERN GARMENT PRODUCTION

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:

 Lectures 3, Laboratory Exercises 2

ECTS:  6
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

The course aims to make students capable to make patterns for garments.

Module Description

1.Materials and techniques for designing. Development of free-hand drawing and model-figure and specifically, drawing of human body, head, limbs and methods for keeping analogies in designing figures for male, female and kids. Harmony of colors, color combinations and color contrasts. Development of colored jacquard fabric designs on paper, which can be used for printing on paper or for fabric manufacturing on weaving machine. Creation of models with several styling combinations, like skirt/blouse or shirt, costume, overcoat, trousers/shirt. Development of a model with the appropriate materials. History of costume from the prehistoric period until today. Statement and analysis of the design procedure, from the presentation of the fashion trends until the delivery of the ready garments, short-term and long-term forecasting of fashion trends.

2.Conception of designs from sources of creation, analyzing the fashion trends in order to create samples. Supplying of the garments, according to the requirements of the market. Determination and characteristics of the auxiliary materials used in garment manufacturing.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Components of Assessment:

1.Final Exams (questionnaire): 40%

2.Case study & public Presentation: 20%

3.Laboratory exercises: 20%

4.Laboratory Exams (multiple choice): 20%

 

Assessment Criteria

1.Pass Mark 5 (min 1 - max 10)

2.Assessment criteria for essays, projects and presentations are described in the respective assignment forms (per case).

3.Assessment criteria for exams:

−Correctness of answer and precise correspondence to the question.

−Organized structure of the answer: logical-inductive presentation of data, applied methods and conclusions.

−Sentences exhibiting competence to analyze, compare, categorize, synthetize and evaluate data, methods and results.

Recommended or required Bibliography

The History of Costume, Payne Blance, Winakor Geitel, Farrell - Beck Jane, 2009, ISBN 960-411-020-9

Costume 1066-1990 John Peacock, 200, 0-500-27791-5

Introduction to Clothing Manufacture, Gerry Cooklin, 1991, ISBN 0-632-02661-8

The technology of Clothing Manufacture, second edition, Harold Carr and Barbara Latham, ISBN 0-632-03748-2

Fashion Sketching: Drawing the Fashion Figure, D'Ortenzio D. Alfred, 1999 ISBN 960-450 946-7 

Metric pattern cutting, Aldrich Winifred, 2009 ISBN 960-411-274-0. 

Fashion source book, McKelvey Kathryn, 2005, ISBN 960-411-531-6. 

MODE zeichnen mit Corel Draw, Bettina Wirschun, 2009 ISBN 978-960-331-433-2

The Science of Clothing Confort, Y. Li,  ISBN  1-870372247, 2001

FUTURE TEXTIEL, SURPPRISING TEXTILES, DESIGN & ART, Stefan De Clerck, 2008, ISBN 978-90-5856-294-4

 

MASS AND ENERGY TRANSFER IN DYEING SYSTEMS

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Lectures and exercises, Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 3, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  6
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course students are expected to:

1.Thoroughly know and comprehend the theory of transfer phenomena, laws of Thermodynamics, the rules of mass and energy transfer, the principles of adsorption, the drying treatments.

2.Apply procedures and control of dye adsorption, analyze structures, processes and techniques for operation optimization of heat exchangers and drying machines.

3.Develop and evaluate basic thermodynamic processes, maintenance and adjustment of dryeing equipment, patterns of adsorption.

 

Specifically, students will be able to:

1.Describe and identify the transfer mechanisms, select between different heat exchangers.

2.Explain the function of dryeing machines, assess their application capabilities in dyeing systems.

3.Compute the parameters of mass and heat transfer phenomena, examine the energy balance.

4.Combine effective methods of heat loss minimization, plan improvements to reduce water and heat consumption, optimize equipment utilization.

5.Compose new energy strategies, organize industrial operation for energy saving.

6.Compare various adsorption methods, evaluate the performance of adsorbents, support the use of adsorption systems for the retention of colorants.

7.Know and apply directives and regulations for environmental protection.

Module Description

Laws of Thermodynamics. Work and heat. Thermodynamic dyeing systems. Ideal and real gases. Laws of ideal gases, basic thermodynamic processes. Transfer phenomena. Heat transfer, transfer mechanisms and energy balance. Heat exchangers, parallel-, counter- and cross-flow, shell and tube. Mass transfer, basic concepts, mechanisms, applications in various systems. Water and steam as heating fluids. Installation of steam production and circulation. Cooling systems, air, water, liquid-nitrogen and dry-ice cooling. Basic operation principles of drying machines. Hot-flue driers, stenters, yarn, vacuum, ultrasound, combustion driers. Circulation and recirculation of water. Distillation, extraction, adsorption. Inorganic and organic adsorbing materials, adsorption of dyes from liquid systems. Adsorption sites, factors, kinetics and isotherms. Influence of adsorption on physical, chemical and microscopic properties of materials. Applications of adsorption (layered hybrid nanomaterials, intercalated and pillared systems, dye–adsorbent nanocomposites, retention, catalytic aggregation, orientation and self-organization of dyes).

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written Examination: 60%

Laboratory Exercise: 40%

Recommended or required Bibliography

- Recommended Book and Journal Article Resources:

D. Basmadjian, “Mass Transfer: Principles and Applications”, CRC Press, 2004.

D. Basmadjian, “Mass Transfer and Separation Processes: Principles and Applications”, CRC Press, 2007.

K. Asano, “Mass Transfer: From Fundamentals to Modern Industrial Applications”, Wiley-VCH, 2006.

R. Treybal, “Mass Transfer Operations”, McGraw-Hill, 1980.

F. P. Incropera, D. P. DeWitt, T. L. Bergman, A. S. Lavine, “Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer”, Wiley, 2006.

W. L. McCabe, J. C. Smith, P. Harriot,“Unit Operations in Chemical Engineering”, McGraw-Hill, 1993.

R. Zarzytci, A. Chacuk, “Absorption: Fundamentals and Application”, Pergamon Press, 1993.

A. H. P. Skelland, “Diffusional Mass Transfer”, Krieger, Malabar, 1985.

J. H. Lienhard, “A Heat Transfer Textbook”, Phlogiston Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2011.

http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/k-12/airplane/heat.html

http://blowers.chee.arizona.edu/cooking/heat

ENVIRONMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF BYPRODUCTS

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Lectures and exercises, Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 2, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  4
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course students are expected to:

1.Thoroughly know and comprehend the theory of chemical, biological and mechanical processing, the laws of energy saving, the principles of pollution minimization, the treatments of textile effluents.

2.Apply procedures and control of waste treatment, analyze structures, processes and techniques of optimization and environmental protection.

3.Develop and evaluate management of byproducts, maintenance and adjustment of equipment, methods and specifications of waste processing.

 

Specifically, students will be able to:

1.Describe and identify methods of environmental protection, select the terms of environmental problem.

2.Explain the function of equipment, assess the waste composition of a dyeing plant.

3.Compute the determination parameters of pollution load, examine the basic quantities of wastewater characterization.

4.Combine modern and traditional treatments, plan improvements in processes, develop effective techniques and discriminate between different types of processes.

5.Compose new optimization strategies, organize waste minimization techniques, pretreatment and aftertreatment stages.

6.Compare different methods, evaluate their performance, support recycling of liquid and gaseous wastes.

7.Know and apply directives and regulations for environmental protection.

Module Description

Energy as an economic quantity. Methods of performance optimization. Technologies of energy saving in key production stages and, mainly, in dyeing, drying and finishing. Dyehouse mechanical equipment and automation. Methods of productivity optimization for blends dyeing. Waste minimization techniques. Waste composition of dyeing and finishing plants. Chemical, biological and mechanical processing methods. Wastewater characterization parameters. Measurement of the pollution load in sewage. Determination of basic parameters, pH, residual chlorine, conductivity, BOD5, BOD21, TC, TOD, COD. Aerobic and anaerobic biological treatment. Pretreatment and treatment stages. Grease traps, sand collectors, grates, fine sieves, supply and homogenization tanks, precipitation, flotation, flocculation, aggregation, chemical oxidation, neutralization, activated sludge tanks, biological refineries, anaerobic digestion systems. Treatment of textile effluents, cotton, blends. Liquid and gaseous waste recycling methods. Pollution of lakes and streams (torrents, rivers). Environmental problem formulation.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written Examination: 60%

Laboratory Exercise: 40%

Recommended or required Bibliography

- Recommended Book and Journal Article Resources:

R. M. Christie, “Environmental Aspects of Textile Dyeing”, CRC Press, 2007.

M. Miraftab, A. R. Horrocks, “Ecotextiles: The Way Forward for Sustainable Development in Textiles”, Woodhead Publishing Ltd, 2007.

K. Slater, The Textile Institute, “Environmental Impact of Textiles: Production, Processes and Protection”, Woodhead Publishing Ltd, Manchester, 2003.

K. Lacasse, W. Baumann, “Textile Chemicals: Environmental Data and Facts”, Springer, 2004.

Y. Wang, “Recycling in Textiles”, Woodhead Publishing Ltd/The Textile Institute, 2006.

E. Kabir, “Treatment of Textile Wastewater by Sulfonation Method”, VDM Verlag, 2010.

F. J. Cervantes, S. G. Pavlostathis, A. C. van Haandel, “Advanced Biological Treatment Processes for Industrial Wastewaters”, IWA Publishing, 2006.

 

CHEMISTRY OF TEXTILE POLYMERS

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Lectures and exercises, Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 2, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  4 
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course students are expected to:

1.Thoroughly know and comprehend the theory of synthetic macromolecules, their synthesis and characterization, the rules of polymerization, the principles of polymer science, the treatments for polymer processing.

2.Apply procedures and control of fiber production, analyze structures, processes and techniques of polymer optimization and quality assurance.

3.Develop and evaluate molecular characterization and identification techniques, maintenance and adjustment of processing equipment, specifications of polymer uses and properties.

 

Specifically, students will be able to:

1.Describe and identify the polymer processing methods, recognize the synthetic textile fibers, select the technique for molecular weight determination.

2.Explain the general characteristics of polymers, assess their utility.

3.Compute the basic parameters of macromolecular structure, examine the dyeing applications of textile polymers.

4.Combine traditional natural polymer fibers and modern textile synthetic polymers, design products with improved features, develop techniques of filling, plasticizing and coating.

5.Compose new fabrics from polymer fibers, organize the manufacturing of products made from synthetic polymers.

6.Compare different synthetic fibers, evaluate the performance of their yarns.

7.Know and apply directives and regulations for environmental protection.

Module Description

Introduction and basic concepts. Classification of polymers. Basic polymerization reactions. Natural polymers (cellulose and keratin). Synthetic polymers (polyamides, polyacrylonitriles, polyesters). Linear polymers. Polymer processing methods, fiber production. Synthesis, structure, morphology, stereochemistry, properties, spinning and dyeing of textile polymers. Textile polymer materials, modern polymer fibers, production methods, general characteristics, properties, uses. Multiblock copolymers, synthesis, yarn production, molecular characterization, morphology, properties. Molecular weights determination by size exclusion chromatography (SEC), viscosity measurements in solution, membrane osmometry (MO), light scattering. UV–Visible and Infrared spectroscopies for textile fiber recognition. Colorimetric determination of polymer concentration, influence of concentration on the quality of textile fibers. Χ-ray diffraction (XRD), polymer crystallization. Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC). Electron microscopy (SEM, TEM) for studying of textile fibers morphology. Melting, glass transition temperature, crystallinity and mechanical properties of fibers. Fillers, plasticizers. Polymeric coatings. Identification of textile fibers by ASTM. 

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written Examination: 60%

Laboratory Exercise: 40%

Recommended or required Bibliography

- Recommended Book and Journal Article Resources:

J. M. G. Cowie, “Polymers: Chemistry and Physics of Modern Materials”, 2nd Edition, Blackie Academic and Professional, 1994.

H.-G. Elias, “An Introduction to Plastics”, 1st Edition, VCH, 1993.

G. Challa, “Polymer Chemistry: An Introduction”, 1st Edition, Ellis Horwood Ltd, 1993.

D. W. Van Krevelen, “Properties of Polymers”, 3rd Edition, Elsevier, 1990.

V. B. F. Mathot, Ed., “Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis of Polymers”, 1st Edition, Hanser Publishers, 1994.

I. M. Ward, D. W. Hadley, “An Introduction to the Mechanical Properties of Solid Polymers”, 1st Edition, John Wiley and Sons, 1993.

R. A. Charvat, “Coloring of Plastics: Fundamentals”, John Wiley and Sons, 2003.

R. M. Harris, “Coloring Technology for Plastics”, William Andrew, 1999.

A. Müller, “Coloring of Plastics: Fundamentals, Colorants, Preparations”, Hanser Verlag, 2003.

R. B. Seymour, R. S. Porter, “Man-Made Fibers: Their Origin and Development”, Elsevier Applied Science, 1993.

D. R. Salem, “Structure Formation in Polymeric Fibers”, Hanser Verlag, 2001.

J. E. McIntyre, The Textile Institute, “Synthetic Fibres: Nylon, Polyester, Acrylic, Polyolefin”, CRC Press, Manchester, 2005.

S. B. Warner, “Fiber Science”, Prentice Hall, 1995.

V. B. Gupta, V. K. Kothari, “Manufactured Fibre Technology”, Springer, 1997.

S. P. Mishra, “A Textbook of Fibre Science and Technology”, New Age International, 2000.

K. K. Chawla, “Fibrous Materials”, Cambridge University Press, 1998.

P. Ghosh, “Fibre Science and Technology”, Tata McGraw-Hill Education, 2004.

L. H. Sperling, “Introduction to Physical Polymer Science”, 2nd Edition, John Wiley and Sons, 1992.

U. W. Gedde, “Polymer Physics”, 3rd Edition, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999.

CAD-CAM IN KNITTING PRODUCTION

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 2, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  4
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

The course aims at making students able to:

• understand the basic design principles of a knit fabric in electronic CAD design system and application in knitting manufacturing.

• design and produce samples, simple and varieties type jacquard patterns and intarsia

• analyze knitted structures and then produce them with the required specifications

• create knit fabric design project in electronic knitting machine STOLL

• control the plan onto the machine and then to improve the points required

• identify production problems and resolve them.

Module Description

1. Presentation and development of knitwear design system M1 plus, Sintral

2. Applications for development of various projects in the knitting.

3.Pretreatment controls the electronic knitting machine.

4.Presentation and development of the workings of an electronic flat  knitting machine.

5.Development and knitting basic designs in electronic knitting machine.

6.Development of jacquard designs / and their application in electronic knitting machine.

7.Combinations of designs and loop structures for cost improvements knitting and garment.

8.Effects of changing structures in the quality features of knitting.

9.Development and manufacturing of intarsia knitting two, three and four colors.

10.Development and manufacturing of intarsia knitting structures.

11.Development and manufacture knitwear with special performances.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Assessment is realized  in Greek and English language

 

Components of Assessment:

Final Mark = Theoretical part (60%) + Laboratory (40%)

 

Assessment in  Theoretical part:

•Final written Exams:  open and close type questions relative to knowledge, comparisons, evaluation, judgment, and design (60%).

•Written essay and presentation in public (40%).

 

Assessment in  Laboratory:

•After accomplishment of each laboratory workshop, the level of acquired knowledge and meta-knowledge skills are evaluated through written assignments (Laboratory forms/reports). Final mark derives as mean value of all the marks of the individual laboratory assignments (60%).

•Written Exams:  multiple-choice and open type questions relative to knowledge, comparisons, evaluation, judgment, and design (40%).

 

Assessment Criteria

1.Pass Mark 5 (min 1 - max 10)

2.Assessment criteria for essays, projects and presentations are described in the respective assignment forms (per case).

3.Assessment criteria for exams:

Correctness of answer and precise correspondence to the question.

Organized structure of the answer: logical-inductive presentation of data, applied methods and conclusions.

Sentences exhibiting competence to analyze, compare, categorize, synthetize and evaluate data, methods and results.

Recommended or required Bibliography

1.Spencer J., "Knitting Technology"

2.Palling D. F. “Warp Knitting Technology”

3.Raz S. “Flat Knitting, The New Generation”

4.The culture of knitting, Joanne Turney, 2009,  978 1845205911

5.Knit: Innovations in Fashion, Art, 2015, Samantha Elliot, ISBN 978-1-78067-472-8

 

CAD-CAM IN GARMENT PRODUCTION

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 2, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  4
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

  The objective of the course is to develop the ability of the students to comprehend how CAD-CAM systems function. They have to design fabrics and to create models using computer-based methods, to apply fabric on sketch. They should illustrate sample books by using several design programs. Additionally, designing sample patterns and generating the patterns for different size garments by using pattern design programs is a necessity. Thus, they can evaluate the necessary sample book, to estimate the production cost of a garment and the wastage of fabric by simulating and organizing the cutting stage.

 

Module Description

 

-Presentation of the Computer Aided Design (CAD) systems for garment design.

-Discuss and explain the use of the garment design programs.

-Creation of model and set the appropriate parameters of the file.

-Fabric specifications should be considered in order to simulate the garment.

-The development of color palettes, creation of color charts, color mixtures.

- Illustration processing of scanned fabrics. Creation of colorways and apply them on garment’s designs.

 -Correlation of the technical specifications of the peripherals (scanner, screen, printer) with the desirable effect for the superior quality of printing.

-Presentation of CAD systems for pattern design. Familiarization with digital design and the use of pattern design programs.

-Creation of patterns with computer software programs.

-Printing of patterns at actual dimensions and to specific scale.

-Designing of the master pattern, grading in several sizes

- Arrangement of the patterns on the cutting table.

- Calculation of the fabric wastage.

- Conversion of the initial pattern to new different styles, doing the appropriate modifications.

- Designing of garment pattern, laying of the pattern pieces on the cutting table and printing of the pieces using the plotter and the printer.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Components of Assessment:

1.Final Exams (questionnaire): 40%

2.Case study & public Presentation: 20%

3.Laboratory exercises: 20% 

4.Laboratory Exams (multiple choice): 20%

 

Assessment Criteria

1.Pass Mark 5 (min 1 - max 10)

2.Assessment criteria for essays, projects and presentations are described in the respective assignment forms (per case).

3.Assessment criteria for exams:

−Correctness of answer and precise correspondence to the question.

−Organized structure of the answer: logical-inductive presentation of data, applied methods and conclusions.

−Sentences exhibiting competence to analyze, compare, categorize, synthetize and evaluate data, methods and results.

Recommended or required Bibliography

B. Wirschun, «Ηλεκτρονική Σχεδίαση Ενδυμάτων με Corel Draw», 2009.

E. G. Schilling, “An Introduction to Quality Control for Apparel Industry”, 1992.

H. Eberle, H. Hermeling, M. Hornberger, “Fachwissen Bekleidung”, Europa-Lehrmittel, 2007.

A. Fontaine, “Technologie für Bekleidungsberufe, Lehrbuch: Grundstufe und Fachstufen Lehr-/Fachbuch”, Stam, 2008.

C. Vindersvon, “Entwicklung eines Studiengangkonzeptes: Lehramt an Berufskollegs im Fach Bekleidungstechnik”, Akademikerverlag, 2011.

S. J. Jones, “Fashion Design (Portfolio)”, 2011.

J. Sissons, “Basics Fashion Design: Knitwear”, 2010.

G. Cho, “Smart Clothing: Technology and Applications”, Taylor and Francis, 2009

7th Semester

MARKETING

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Lectures
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 2
ECTS:  3
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

The aim of the course is the understanding of the students the basic concepts and general principles of marketing and its importance in the operation and development of enterprises, and familiarization with all the processes and functions of marketing. In teaching, we will further develop the general principles of marketing peculiarities of financial services item which is relevant to the subject of the Department.

 

Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to:

• know the basic marketing concepts

• understand the marketing mix

• know and be able to apply marketing strategies

• understand the opportunities and threats for products and services

• understand consumer behavior

• know the specifics of financial services marketing

Module Description

The course includes the following topics:

• Introduction to Marketing

• The strategic role of marketing

• Environmental Analysis

• Consumer Behavior

• Researches marketing

• Marketing Mixture

• Market segmentation

• Market targeting Judgment

• Pricing Decisions

• Distribution Decisions

• Promotion Decisions

• Cycle product life

• Marketing strategies based on the life stage of the product

• Implement business strategies and marketing strategies

• Use of new technologies in marketing - social media marketing

• Identification of financial services marketing

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Final examination: 60%

Research Project: 40%

Recommended or required Bibliography

(1)Armstrong, G. & Kotler, P. (2009). Εισαγωγή στο Marketing. 9η έκδοση. Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Επίκεντρο.

(2)Fahy, J. & Jobber, D. (2014). Αρχές Μάρκετινγκ. Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Κριτική.

(3)Σιώμκος, Γ.Ι. (2013). Στρατηγικό Μάρκετινγκ. Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Αθ. Σταμούλης.

(4)Boyd, H., Walker, O. & Larese, Z.C. (2002). Το Μάρκετινγκ και Εισαγωγή στη Διοίκηση Μάρκετινγκ. Τόμος Α. Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Παπαζήση.

(5)Boyd, H., Walker, O. & Larese, Z.C. (2002). Το Μάρκετινγκ και Εισαγωγή στη Διοίκηση Μάρκετινγκ. Τόμος Β. Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Παπαζήση.

(6)Kotler, P. (1999). O Kotler για το Μάρκετινγκ. Θεσσαλονίκη: Μαλλιάρης Παιδεία.

(7)Τομαράς, Π. (2010). Τραπεζικό Μάρκετινγκ. Αθήνα: Αυτοέκδοση.

 

MODELLING OF MECHANICS AND STRUCTURE OF FIBROUS STRUCTURED PRODUCTS

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 3, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  6
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will have:

1.In-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the theory and the principles of the element fibre behaviour, laying inside yarn structures, during yarn and fabric formation.

2.Knowledge and skills for the evaluation, analysis and comparison of the ideal and real fibre properties and their effects on yarn and fabric properties, following laws, methods and rules of the theoretical and applied mechanics.

3.Knowledge and skills in the elements and the proper processes for the design, implementation and organisation of yarn production based on modern aspects of production management in the textile industry.

 

Specifically, students will be able to:

1.To describe and identify the various ideal forms of the textile structures.

2.To explain the mechanisms of most textile structures.

3.To develop and specialise the applications of destructive and non-destructive methods for the determination of the textile structures technical specifications.

Module Description

1.Yarn geometry – ideal helix structure, linear density, specific volume, twist, twist angle, twist factor, yarn contraction due to twist - , packaging and arrangement of fibres into a yarn

2.Fibre migration – mechanism, characteristics, tracer fibre technique.

3.FIbre and yarn behavior during tensile strength testing, yarn compression and bending, yarn torque, crimp frequency of false-twist textured yarns.

4.Elementary mechanics applied to bicomponent fibres and false-twist textured continuous filaments

5.Peirce theory on woven and knitted fabric geometry

6.Tear and elastic behavior of fabrics.

7.Methods and techniques of analytical and computational yarn and fabric modelling.

8.Choice of nets for computational modelling.

9.Parametric computational representations of the three-dimensional structures

10.Importance of the boundary conditions and enforcement techniques freight for each mode of stress

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written examination: 60%

Laboratory exercise: 40%

 

Compulsory assignment preparation and presentation of up to 20%, less than the proportion of written examination

Recommended or required Bibliography

1.JWS Hearle, P Grosberg, S Backer: Structural Mechanics of Fibers, Yarns and Fabrics, Wiley, New York, 1969

2.BC Goswami, JG Martindale, FL Scardino: Textile Yarns: Technology, Structure and Applications, J. Wiley & Sons, New York, 1977

3.JWS Hearle, JJ Thwaites, J Amirbayat: Mechanics of Flexible Fibre Assemblies, Sijthoff & Noordhoff, Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands, 1980

4.R Postle, GA Carnaby, S de Jong: The mechanics of wool structures, Ellis Horwood Ltd., New York, 1988

5.P Grosberg & C Iype: Yarn production - Theoretical aspects, The Textile Institute, 1999

6.JWS Hearle, L Hollick,  DK Wilson: Yarn texturing technology, Woodhead, 2001

7.J Hu: Structure and mechanics of woven fabrics, Woodhead, 2004

8.P Schwartz: Structure and mechanics of textile fibre assemblies, Woodhead, 2008

 

MULTIFUNCTIONAL - HIGH PERFORMANCE GARMENTS

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 3, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  6
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

After completion, students should be able to:

•Define and explain the terms: smart, intelligent, multi-functional, high-performance, e-textiles, textronics.

•Recognize and explain the technological background and describe the application areas of innovative garments.

•Analyze and describe the principles and requirements for the design and manufacture of multifunctional garments

•Name new materials and components used in multifunctional garments and describe their properties and functionality

•Suggest materials, components and adaptation methods for the manufacturing of multifunctional garments

•Design garment-adaptable electronic circuits

•Implement simple electronic-garments using ready components (e.g. Arduino Lillypad)

Module Description

Theory

1.Use of new technologies in textiles. Potential markets for innovative textiles. Effect of innovation in company competitiveness. 

2.Smart textiles, smart garments. Design principles. Production methods and applications.

3.Shape memory polymers. Polymers capable of sensing external stimuli. Colour changing materials. 

4.Microcapsules and applications

5.Optical fibers and applications

6.Piezoelectric materials.

7.Energy harvesting in garments.

8.Conductive textiles.

9.Other smart materials. 

10.E-textiles and applications (Textronics).

11.Adaptation of materials and components in garments. Levels of Integration. New technologies in production process.

12.Biometric systems. Athletic and Medical applications.

13.Anthropometric systems. Objective measurements. Customized Industrial production.

 

Laboratory

1.Basic concepts and methodology of Multifunctional garments design

2.Basics of electrical circuits 

3.Construction of electrical circuits (breadboards, electrical components  and measurements with multimeter)

4.Introduction to Lilypad Arduino microcontroller and electrical components

5.Connecting Lilypad Arduino microcontroller in PC

6.Introduction to Arduino programming

7.Digital signals in Lilypad Arduino

8.Analogue signals in Lilypad Arduino

9.Connection and programming of special Lilypad Arduino components (e.g. RGB LED, Buzzer, Accelerator"

10.Methods for adapting  electrical circuits in garments

11.Study cases of advanced Arduino programming

12.Working on and finalizing student Projects

13.Finalizing and presenting student Projects

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Assessment is realized in Greek and English language

 

Components of Assessment: 

Final Mark = Theoretical part (60%) + Laboratory (40%)

 

Assessment in  Theoretical part:

•Final written Exams:  open and close type questions relative to knowledge, comparisons, evaluation, judgment, and design (60%).

•Written essay and presentation in public (40%).

 

Assessment in  Laboratory:

•After accomplishment of each laboratory workshop, the level of acquired knowledge and meta-knowledge skills are evaluated through written assignments (Laboratory forms/reports) or delivered constructions (50%).

•Written Exams:  open type questions relative to knowledge, comparisons, evaluation, judgment, problem solving and design (50%).

 

Assessment Criteria

1.Pass Mark 5 (min 1 - max 10)

2.Assessment criteria for essays, projects and presentations are described in the respective assignment forms (per case).

3.Assessment criteria for exams:

−Correctness of answer and precise correspondence to the question.

−Organized structure of the answer: logical-inductive presentation of data, applied methods and conclusions.

−Sentences exhibiting competence to analyze, compare, categorize, synthetize and evaluate data, methods and results.

Recommended or required Bibliography

- Recommended Book and Journal Article Resources:

1.M. Ashby, K. Johnson, “Materials and Design”, 2014

2.G. Cho, “Smart Clothing”,2010

3.J. McCann, D. Bryson, Smart clothes and wearable technology, 2009

4.P. Westbroek, G. Priniotakis, P. Kiekens, “Analytical Electrochemistry in Textiles” Woodhead Publishing LTD, 2005

5.Medical Textiles and Biomaterials for Healthwear”, 2004

6.L. A. Geddes, “Electrodes and the Measurement of Bioelectric Events”, 1972

 

DECOLORATION AND BLEACHING

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Lectures and exercises, Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 4, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  7
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course students are expected to:

1.Thoroughly know and comprehend the theory of light, the laws of reflection and absorption of light, the rules of color mixing, the principles of reducing and oxidizing bleaching, the treatments of optical brightening.

2.Apply procedures and control of bleaching, analyze structures, processes and techniques for product optimization and bleaching quality assurance.

3.Develop and evaluate the adsorption of dyes, the interactions between dyes and adsorbents, maintenance and adjustment of bleaching equipment, methods and specifications of bleaching.

 

Specifically, students will be able to:

1.Describe and identify the procedures, select the structures and equipment of bleaching.

2.Explain the mechanism of bleaching, assess the reactivity of bleaching agents.

3.Compute the parameters of bleaching solutions, examine the application of adsorbing materials in bleaching systems.

4.Combine traditional bleaching agents and fluorescent brighteners, design modified quality-optimization processes, develop adsorption techniques for dye retention, discriminate between various bleaching conditions.

5.Compose new bleaching methods, organize operation, factors and procedures of decoloration.

6.Compare different bleaching techniques, evaluate the performance of bleaching processes and the efficiency of decoloration practices.

7.Know and apply directives and regulations for environmental protection.

Module Description

Light and radiations. Sources of light. Colored objects. Natural and synthetic dyes. Reflection and absorption of light. Primary, secondary and complementary colors. Additive and subtractive color mixing. Warm, cold and neutral colors. Pretreatments of cotton, wool and blends. Methods of preparation for materials to be dyed, based on their end use. Chemical bleaching. General concepts, reducing and oxidizing bleaching agents. Titration of bleaching solutions. Optical brightening. Fluorescent whitening agents and their characteristics. Classification and application of optical brighteners. Bleaching techniques. Bleaching of cotton with hypochlorite salts, hydrogen peroxide and sodium chlorite. Bleaching of flax, wool, silk, regenerated cellulose, polyamides, polyesters, polyacrylonitriles, cellulose acetate. Physical, chemical and biological methods of decoloration. Examination (reflectance and UV-visible spectroscopies) and mechanisms of decoloration. Dye adsorption, spectrophotometrical features of dye aggregates, monolayer and multilayer self-assembly of dyes, adsorbent–dye interactions.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written Examination: 60%

Laboratory Exercise: 40% 

Recommended or required Bibliography

- Recommended Book and Journal Article Resources:

S. R. Karmakar, “Chemical Technology in the Pre-Treatment Processes of Textiles”, Elsevier, 1999.

K. Lacasse, W. Baumann, “Textile Chemicals: Environmental Data and Facts”, Springer, 2004.

American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists, “Textile Chemist and Colorist”, AATCC, 1998.

C. M. Carr, “Chemistry of the Textiles Industry”, Springer, 1995.

“Textile Technology Digest”, Institute of Textile Technology, Charlottesville, 2000.

A. K. R. Choudhury, “Textile Preparation and Dyeing”, Science Publishers, 2006.

J. T. Marsh, “An Introduction to Textile Bleaching”, J. Wiley, 1948.

A. D. Broadbent, “Basic Principles of Textile Coloration”, 2001.

J. R. Aspland, “Textile Dyeing and Coloration”, AATCC, 1997.

K. Hunger, “Industrial Dyes: Chemistry, Properties, Applications”, John Wiley and Sons, 2003.

H. Zollinger, “Color Chemistry: Syntheses, Properties, and Applications of Organic Dyes and Pigments”, Helvetica Chimica Acta, 2003.

K. Lacasse, W. Baumann, “Textile Chemicals: Environmental Data and Facts”, Springer, 2004.

B. Wulfhorst, T. Gries, D. Veit, “Textile Technology”, Hanser Verlag, 2006.

M. D. Fairchild, “Color Appearance Models”, John Wiley and Sons, 2005.

R. W. G. Hunt, “Measuring Colour”, Ellis Horwood Ltd, 1991.

INTELLIGENT AND INTERACTIVE TEXTILE PRODUCTS

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 2, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  4
Web Page:
Moodle Page:

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will have:

1.In-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the use of new technologies in the design of smart textile products.

2.In-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the textile structures that react in environmental conditions and stimuli.

3.Knowledge and skills in the applications of textile materials and products that made by the contribution of sciences (medicine, biology, mechanics, materials) and technologies (electronics, nanotechnology).

 

Specifically, students will be able to:

1.To describe and identify the parts of the smart textile products.

2.To explain the operation of a smart textile product and to calculate its operating parameters.

3.To develop and specialise the applications of specific systems used in smart textile products, to compose and organise new applications and to evaluate the performance of each system.

4.To implement certification and quality improvement techniques whenever it is required.

5.To know and apply the rules and recommendations related to environmental protection.

Module Description

1.Introduction and approach to the smart technology for textiles and ready-made garments

2.Multifunctional textile materials

3.Thermoregulatory textile materials and garments

4.Stimuli-responsive materials

5.Examples of smart textile products

6.Commercial applications developed for medical, protective wear, sports or fun purposes.

7.Introduction to phase change materials, shape phase material, chromic materials, state change materials, Electrorheological (ER) fluids etc.

8.Smart Textiles and Wearable technology; description of the differences, evolution, basic functions and examples.

9.Conductive yarns, fiber optics, electro-optics and photonics

10.Mechanics of human skeleton parts and tissues made of advanced and smart textile materials

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written examination: 60%

Laboratory exercise: 40%

 

Compulsory assignment preparation and presentation of up to 20%, less than the proportion of written examination

Recommended or required Bibliography

1.Μ Raheel: Protective Clothing Systems and Materials, Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1994

2.X Tao: Smart fibres, fabrics and clothing, Woodhouse, 2001

3.SE Braddock & M O'Mahony: Technotextiles 2 - Revolutionary fabrics for fashion and design, Thames & Hudson, 2005

4.J Hu: Advances in shape memory polymers, Woodhouse, 2013

5.MW King, BS Gupta, R Guidoin: Biotextiles as medical implants, 2013

6.J Hu: Shape Memory Polymers and Textiles, 2007

7.G Cho: Smart Clothing – Technology and Applications, CRS Press, 2010

8.Y Xu, WJ Li, KK Lee: Intelligent Wearable interfaces, Wiley-Interscience, 2008

9.X. Tao: Smart technology for textiles and clothing –introduction and overview Woodhead, 2003.

 

DESIGN FOR SPECIALTY WOVEN FABRICS PRODUCTION

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 2, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  4
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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will have:

1.In-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the various specialty woven fabric production processes.

2.In-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the various design types used in the production of multiple and specialty woven fabrics.

3.Knowledge and skills of the particular aspects and the prerequisite processes for the transfer of the paper design on the woven fabric and vice versa.

4.Knowledge and skills of the basic technology and behavior of the nonwoven fabrics.

 

Specifically, students will be able to:

1.To describe and identify the various woven designs of double-multiple fabric width, tubular fabrics, double-multiple and specialty fabrics.

2.To explain the application of each machine/loom for the production of woven fabrics with Jacquard designs (computer punched cards, drawing-in designs, characteristic specifications of the fabrics, yarns used, colour and design warp and weft threads) and to calculate the operational parameters.

3.To develop and specialise the nonwoven production technologies (mechanical, hydroentanglement, electrostatic method). Properties and specifications of nonwoven fabrics. To compose and organise new designs and to evaluate their performance.

4.To implement certification and quality improvement techniques whenever it is required.

5.To know and apply the rules and recommendations related to environmental protection.

Module Description

1.Presentation and creation of double-multiple width fabrics, tubular fabrics, double-multiple and specialty fabrics

2.Basic principles of Jacquard designs (computer punched cards, drawing-in designs, characteristics of fabrics, yarns used, colour and design of warp and weft yarns).

3.Differences in properties of woven and nonwoven fabrics

4.Nonwoven production technologies (mechanical, hydroentanglement and electrostatic methods)

5.Specifications for the nonwoven fabric production

6.Design of specialty woven fabric production

7.Design of nonwoven fabric production

8.Exercises on the production processing

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Written examination: 60%

Laboratory exercise: 40%

 

Optional assignment preparation and presentation of up to 20%, less than the proportion of written examination

Recommended or required Bibliography

1.Blinov, Shibabaw, Belay, “Design of Woven Fabrics”, 1988.

2.“Autorenkollektiv Gewebe Technik”, Veb Fachbuchverlag, Leipzig, 1978.

3.H. W. Kipp, “Narrow Fabric Weaving”, Salzburg, Sauerlander, 1989.

4.Κ. Καλλωνιάτης, «Μη Υφασμένα Υφάσματα», Ι.Ο.Β.Ε, 1992.

5.Medical Textiles”, Bolton Institute of Higher Education, 1997.

6.“Needle Punching Technology”, Vaclar Mrstina en Fantisek Feigl, 1990.

 

COLLECTION OF KNITTED PRODUCTS

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 2, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  4
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Learning Outcomes

The course aims at making students able to:

• understand the basic principles of design and analysis of knitted items and warp knitted items

• design and produce simple and complex designs,

• design and produce simple and complex jacquard type designs

• analyze knitting structures and then reproduce them with the required specifications

• control the plan onto the machine and to improve it where necessary

• identify production problems and resolve them.

Module Description

• Presentation and analysis of the design means knitted item with reference to the structures: single jersey, rubber, barole or rib, interlock.

• Create complex projects based on the construction of rib & interlock, as pikedes using loops flotation.

• Create knitwear with holes, pleats, and braiding.

• Development projects in the above structures with the use of color yarns.

• Presentation and development jacquard good face-down and side projects.

• Presentation and development of knitting intarsia.

• These plans shall be presented through the technique of triangulation, jacquard systems, strokes and transport, as the case in straight knitting.

• Presentation of plans for Trikot and Russell products.

• Presentation of the chain project for the construction of the knit.

• Construction-project structures using dyed yarns.

• Construction of special structures (nets, holes, etc.) and weft insertion in the braided structure.

• Analysis of the relative projects.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Components of Assessment:

1.Final Exams (questionnaire): 40%

2.Case study & public Presentation: 20%

3.Laboratory exercises: 20%

4.Laboratory Exams (multiple choice): 20%

 

Assessment Criteria 

1.Pass Mark 5 (min 1 - max 10)

2.Assessment criteria for essays, projects and presentations are described in the respective assignment forms (per case).

3.Assessment criteria for exams:

−Correctness of answer and precise correspondence to the question.

−Organized structure of the answer: logical-inductive presentation of data, applied methods and conclusions.

Sentences exhibiting competence to analyze, compare, categorize, synthetize and evaluate data, methods and results.

Recommended or required Bibliography

1.- Spencer J., "Knitting Technology"

2."Knitting International"

3.Palling D. F. “Warp Knitting Technology”

4.Τεχνολογία πλεκτικής, Ευθύμιος Γράβας, Σύγχρονη Εκδοτική, 2008

5.W. Aldrich, «Σχεδίαση και Κοπή Γυναικείων Ρούχων», 2009.

H. Eberle, H. Hermeling, M. Hornberger, “Fachwissen Bekleidung”, Europa-Lehrmittel, 2007.

A. Fontaine, “Technologie für Bekleidungsberufe, Lehrbuch: Grundstufe und Fachstufen Lehr-/Fachbuch”, Stam, 2008.

C. Vindersvon, “Entwicklung eines Studiengangkonzeptes: Lehramt an Berufskollegs im Fach Bekleidungstechnik”, Akademikerverlag, 2011.

S. J. Jones, “Fashion Design (Portfolio)”, 2011.

J. Sissons, “Basics Fashion Design: Knitwear”, 2010.

G. Cooklin, “Garment Technology for Fashion Designers”, 2001.

G. Cooklin, “Pattern Cutting for Women's Outwear”, 2001.

G. Cooklin, “Pattern Grading for Women's Clothes”, 2001.

B. Johnson-Hill, “Fashion Your Future”, 1998.

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT OF GARMENTS

Module Description

Full Module Description:
Mode of Delivery:  Face to face
Weekly Hours:  Lectures 2, Laboratory Exercises 2
ECTS:  4
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Learning Outcomes

The course aims to make students able to combine their knowledge in order to organize a clothing collection. They need to evaluate and choose the appropriate fabrics, designing technical drawings using modern electronic design programs. They simulate how they organize the design department, procurement and product marketing for promoting their collection in the most effective way.

 

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

- Know the styling rules and evaluate the particular sartorial characteristics depending on the use for which they are intended.

-To Evaluate the individual materials and pre-costing each garment of the collection.

 - To consider and evaluate the quality and style of clothes versus the needs of the buyers and the particular needs that they represent.

-to promote the appropriate collection combining electronic design and image processing systems with visual means of presentation.

-to choose the appropriate methods in order to promote the collection.

-to make students capable to make patterns for garments.

Module Description

i.Basic concepts. Collection’s inspirations.

ii.Routing and collaboration amongst different departments (designers, production, supplies and management).

iii.Discrimination and analysis of different types of portfolio. Use different specialized design and illustrative programs.

Iv Cost Estimation Methods and organization of the collection.

v. Creation, analysis and evaluation of collection’s presentation methods.

vi. Styling rules and stylistic influences.

vii. Presentation of the work and critical analysis.

viii. Project Success Criteria.

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Components of Assessment:   

1.Final Exams (questionnaire): 40%

2.Case study & public Presentation: 20%

3.Laboratory exercises: 20% 

4.Laboratory Exams (multiple choice): 20%

 

Assessment Criteria 

1.Pass Mark 5 (min 1 - max 10)

2.Assessment criteria for essays, projects and presentations are described in the respective assignment forms (per case).

3.Assessment criteria for exams:

−Correctness of answer and precise correspondence to the question.

−Organized structure of the answer: logical-inductive presentation of data, applied methods and conclusions.

Sentences exhibiting competence to analyze, compare, categorize, synthetize and evaluate data, methods and results.

Recommended or required Bibliography

- Recommended Book and Journal Article Resources:

Campbell Hilary, Designing Patterns-A first approach to pattern cutting, Stanley Thorns pub. England, 1980

Caroline Tatham, Fashion Design Drawing courses, Thames & Hudson

Collin Barnes, The Complete Guide To Fashion Illustration, North Light Books, 1988

McGoldrick Peter, Retail Marketing, The McGraw-Hill Companies, 1997

Winifred Aldrich, «Σχεδίαση και Κοπή Γυναικείων Ρούχων», 2005, Εκδόσεις ΙΩΝ, ISBN 960-411-274-0.

K. McKelvey, «Έρευνα Μόδας – 1600 Ιδέες», 2005, Εκδόσεις ΙΩΝ.

J. Peacock, “Costume 1066–1990”, 2000.

G. Cooklin, “Introduction to Clothing Manufacture”, 1991.

H. Carr, B. Latham, “The Technology of Clothing Manufacture”, 2nd Edition.

B. Wirschun, «Ηλεκτρονική Σχεδίαση Ενδυμάτων με Corel Draw», 2009.

Y. Li, “The Science of Clothing Confort”, 2001.

S. De Clerck, “Future Textile, Surprising Textiles, Design and Art”, 2008.

Promoatyle, 2003, 2004, 2005

MODE zeichnen mit Corel Draw, Bettina Wirschun, 2009 ISBN 978-960-331-433-2

The Science of Clothing Confort, Y. Li,  ISBN  1-870372247, 2001

FUTURE TEXTIEL, SURPPRISING TEXTILES, DESIGN & ART, Stefan De Clerck, 2008, ISBN 978-90-5856-294-4

8th Semester

DISSERTATION

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PRACTICAL TRAINING

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