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Textiles

MGT 152

Textiles

MGT 152

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: READING LEVEL 2 and WRITING LEVEL 2.

Studies natural and man-made fibers, their properties and unique characteristics. Identifies fabrics used in wearing apparel and interior design; fabric production, performance and use; final processes and finishes; the study of weaves, pattern and color. (45-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate an understanding of textile standards, information labels, and basic terminology of the textile industry.

Objectives:

  • Describe the established textile standards and how they impact the consumer
  • Illustrate examples of textile information labels and describe each
  • Define basic textile terminology

Demonstrate an understanding of textile fiber identification from which fashion fabrics are made.

Objectives:

  • Discuss the different major fiber types
  • Conduct fiber examination and discuss various methods of fiber examination
  • List, explain and discuss fiber properties and characteristics for all major fibers
  • Categorize the general characteristics of fiber families and list the unique characteristics of individual fibers
  • Predict fabric performance in terms of fiber characteristics
  • Identify commonly used fabrics by name
  • Discuss the rapidly changing nature of textiles and the need for continual study to appraise new developments

Demonstrate an understanding of the process of converting fibers into yarn.

Objectives:

  • Describe fiber arrangement
  • Illustrate and explain yarn structure
  • Discuss yarns and their characteristics

Demonstrate an understanding of fabric structure.

Objectives:

  • Discuss the various methods of fabrication, the converting of fibers to years
  • Discuss the method of fabricating fabrics directly from fibers
  • Discuss the methods of fabricating fabrics from yarns
  • Describe the general characteristics of yarns and explain the contribution each type makes to fabric appearance and performance
  • Describe the general characteristics of fabric structures and explain the contribution each type makes to fabric appearance and performance
  • Predict fabric performance in terms of yarn structures and fabric structures

Demonstrate an understanding of dyestuffs and color application

Objectives:

  • Describe bleaching
  • Discuss the various dye applications
  • Explain the fabric printing process
  • Describe the general characteristics of finishes and explain the contribution each type makes to fabric appearance and performance
  • Discuss finishes that alter appearance
  • Discuss functional finishes