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Institute of Textile and Clothing Technology

Technische Universitt Dresden Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Director of the Institute: Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dipl.-Wirt. Ing. Ch. Cherif

Master Degree in Textile and Ready-Made Clothing Technology


Degree of Studies: Master of Science (M.Sc.)

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Institutions and persons to contact: * Organisational Questions about Studies(general institutions to contact) General Student Advisory Service of TUD / Student Information Office Address: Mommsenstr. 7 Phone: (++49-351) 463 36063 oder 463 33681 E-Mail: studienberatung@tu-dresden.de Student Advisory Service of the Faculty Mechanical Engineering Address: Zeunerbau, Zi. 213 Phone: (++49-351) 463 33286 Fax: (++49-351) 463 37576 E-Mail: Jutta.Friedrich@mailbox.tu-dresden.de International Office Address: Toeplerbau, Mommsenstr. 10 Phone: (++49-351) 463 36061 Fax: (++49-351) 463 37738 E-Mail: auslandsamt@mailbox.tu-dresden.de Matriculation Office Address: Toeplerbau, Mommsenstr. 12 Phone: (++49-351) 463 37859 Fax: (++49-351) 463 37180 E-Mail: Imma.amt@tu-dresden.de * Professional and Organisational Questions about Studies (ITB) Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dipl.-Wirt. Ing. Chokri Cherif Director of the Institute Phone: (++49-351) 463 39300 Fax: (++49-351) 463 39301 E-Mail: bitt@itbh6.mw.tu-dresden.de URL: http://www.tu-dresden.de/mw/itb/itb.html Dr.-Ing. Joachim Arnold Phone: (++49-351) 463 39311 Fax: (++49-351) 463 39301 E-Mail: arnold@itbh6.mw.tu-dresden.de Address: Technische Universitt Dresden Institut fr Textil- und Bekleidungstechnik 01062 Dresden

Visitors Address: Hohe Str. 6 (near Main Station) 01069 Dresden

Objectives of the Studies


(1) The non-consecutive Master degree Textile and Ready-Made Clothing Technology presents the possibility of an inter-disciplinary education in the field of Textile and Clothing Technology to students with a first vocationally qualifying university degree in the fields of Mechanical Engineering, Textile Engineering, Textile Technology, Ready-Made Clothing Engineering, Ready-Made Clothing Technology, Textile Chemistry and Textile Finishing. (2) The objective is a graduate, who understands the field of Textile and Clothing Technology in its complexity becomes acquainted with innovative fields of research and can realize his or her acquired specialized knowledge in his or her coming professional occupation, especially in research, teaching and international cooperation. (3) The graduate is qualified for deployment in technical executive functions of textile, clothing and ready-made clothing industry, of textile and ready-made clothing mechanical engineering, application industry of new, especially technical textiles and textile products (mechanical engineering, vehicle and aircraft industries, civil engineering, medicine etc.), in institutions of research and research-related teaching, in authorities and departments as well as in national and international organizations.

Requirements of Application
(1) Requirements of taking up the studies of the non-consecutive Master degree Textile and Ready-Made Clothing Technology are 1. An above average first vocational qualifying international university degree in the field of engineering (usually mechanical engineering, textile engineering, textile technology, clothing and ready-made clothing engineering, clothing and ready-made clothing technology) or mathematics and natural science (usually textile chemistry, textile finishing) or an as equivalent acknowledged university degree. According to the german grading system, a degree is above average if the aggregate grade is 2,3 or better (this approx. corresponds to 75% of the best grade). The grades of engineering and mathematical-scientific subjects should be dominated by good or very good. For that purpose the respective certificate has to be presented. 2. The evidence of sufficient knowledge in German language for foreign applicants (German language test for university access DSH 2, TestDaF, level 4 in all partial fields or other equivalent language certificates according to the resolution of the evidence of language knowledge by the Conference of Ministers of Culture, Education and Church Affairs from 02.06.1995 updated from 09.03.2005), since the master course of studies including the Master thesis and the examinations is organized in German language. (2) Meeting the professional requirements is checked by a commission set up by the examination committee after a first check of the documents by the International Office. 3

Beginning and Duration of Studies


(1) The studies are realized as presence studies. They begin every winter semester. (2) The time limit for the course includes presence and self-studies as well as the examinations. Including the Master thesis and the colloquium, the course comprises four semesters.

Forms of Teaching and Studying


(1) The subjects are structured in modules. In the single modules the subject matters are imparted, improved and consolidated by lectures, exercises and practical trainings. (2) In the lectures the subjects of the modules are introduced and subject matters are imparted. The exercises assigned to the lectures are used for working through the subject matters and a continuing improving and application in exemplary partial fields. Practical trainings are used for the application of the subject matters imparted as well as the acquisition of practical skills in potential fields of professions.

Structure and Realization of the Studies


(1) The Master degree is structured in modules and consists of four semesters. The offer of subjects is spread over the first three semesters and the first six weeks in the beginning of the fourth semester. Moreover the fourth semester is also scheduled for creating the Master thesis over a period of four months as well as for the colloquium. In all the subjects of the course of studies cover 72 Semesterwochenstunden. (2) The Master degree is strongly research-oriented. The content of teaching is strongly on going research projects, which is especially pronounced in the Master thesis. The Master course of studies consists of 12 compulsory modules. The specialization modules M10 and M11 listed in the field modules include optional compulsory subjects, which offer a selection to the students. (3) Subject matters and qualification objects, forms of lecturing and studying, requirements, suitability, frequency, required work as well as duration of each module can be taken from the module descriptions. (4) The appropriate distribution of the modules over the single semesters, consideration of this enables graduating in the time limit for the course, as well as type and extent of each of the subjects can be taken from the study plan attached. (5) The optional lectures offer of the two specialization modules can be changed and completed. This is done based on the immediate integration of the latest research results into teaching. The optional lectures of the single specialization modules are 4

announced by notice at the beginning of the semester in which these specialization modules are offered. (6) Considering the important and innovative position of the german textile machinery industry as well as the intensive research activities in the field of technical textiles in Germany induce the idea to offer this course of studies in German language. This opens the opportunity to the graduates to examine the textile literature publisched in german language and supports the intercultural cooperation in science business and education. In the Scientific-methodical and Experts Seminar an imparting of knowledge about innovative fields of research is realized also in English language by international guest lecturers and industry representatives in addition to the studies in German language.

Contents of the Course


(1) The Mster degree is strongly research-oriented. The contents of teaching determined by research and the Master thesis aimed at research especially take this into account. (2) The modules Mathematics, Computer Applications in Mechanical Engineering, Technical Mechanics, Machine Elements/Design, Mechanisms and Ergonomics/Management impart the mathematical-scientific, business as well as engineering basics for Textile and Clothing Technology to the students. (3) The modules Textile Materials and Testing Technology, Processes and Machines of Textile Technology, Processes and Machines of Ready-Made Clothing Technology, Specialization Module Development of Textile Products and Processes, Specialization Module Organisation of Production and Process Control in the Textile and Clothing Industry and Scientific Methodical and Experts Seminar broaden the professional knowledge, especially the latest research results communicated in different forms of lecturing. In both specialization modules the student is offered upto-date, research-based lectures according to his/her personal interest and considering his/her potential professional orientation in future. Experts from within and without the university are invited to give lectures on the latest development in textile technology. (4) In the Master thesis the student is to prove that he/she is able to independently work with scientific methods on a problem of current research subjects in textile and clothing technology and to demonstrate and represent the results in the colloquium.

Credits (Leistungspunkte)
(1) ECTS credits (Leistungspunkte) document the average extent of work of the students as well as their individual progress of studies. One credit equals to an extent of work of 30 hours. Usually there are 60 credits assigned each year of studies, these are 30 each semester. All in all 120 credits can be acquired in the subjects indicated in the module descriptions as well as study and examination 5

achievements, but also by self-studies including the Master thesis and the colloquium. 100 credits result from the modules, 19 from the Master thesis and one from the colloquium. (2) In principle credits are assigned for modules and only, if the module examination was passed. 25 of the Examination Rules (Prfungsordnung)is not affected by this. In the module descriptions (enclosure1) is regulated, how many credits can be achieved by one module and on which conditions this is possible in detail. Further information can be found in the Study Rules (Studienordnung) and in the Examination Rule (Prfungsordnung) of the non-consecutive Master degree Textile and Ready-Made Clothing Technology!

Application for the Master degree:


The application forms can be taken from the internet on www.tudresden.de/imma.amt or www.tu-dresden.de/auslandsamt. German applicants send their documents of application to: Technische Universitt Dresden Immatrikulationsamt 01062 Dresden Foreign applicants send their documents of application to: Technische Universitt Dresden Akademisches Auslandsamt D-01062 Dresden Germany Semester fees: Regular semester fee* for direct students (currently 137.60 Euro/semester) plus an additional fee of 300 Euro/semester for this Master degree. * Regular semester fee contains a free public transportation ticket in and around Dresden

Including form and extent of the subjects (in SWS) 1. Semester ModulModule Title Nr. V//P M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 Mathematics Computer Applications in Mechanical Engineering Technical Mechanics Machine Elements/Design Mechanisms Ergonomics/ Management - Ergonomics/Technical Management - Fundamentals of Management Textile Materials and Testing Technology - Chemistry of Fibre Materials - Textile Fibre Materials and Testing Engineering Processes and Machines of Textile Technology - Yarn Production Technology - Fabric Production Technology Processes and Machines of Ready-Made Clothing Technology Specialization Module Development of Textile Products and Processes
Specialization Module Organisation of Production and Process Control in the Textile and Clothing Industry

Study Plan

2. Semester V//P 2/2/0

3. Semester V//P

4. Semester V//P

LP

2/2/0 2/2/0 2/2/0

12 6 12 4 4 6

2/2/0 2/1/0 2/1/0

2/0/0 2/1/0

M7

8 2/0/0 2/0/0 2/0/1 12 2/0/0 2/0/0 2/0/0 0/0/1 2/0/2 0/0/1 10* 5* 4* 2/1/0 Master Thesis Colloquium Master thesis including Colloquium: Total: 4 15 13 4 19 1 20 120

M8

M9 M10 M11

M12

Scientific Methodical and Experts Seminar

List of abbreviations: LP: Credit points V: Lecture P: Practical training * Sum V//P : Exercises

Examinations of the Master examination


Module Number M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9 M10 M11 Module Title Mathematics Computer Applications in Mechanical Engineering Technical Mechanics Machine Elements/ Design Mechanisms Ergonomics/ Management Textile Materials and Testing Technology Processes and Machines of Textile Technology Processes and Machines of Ready-Made Clothing Technology Specialization Module Development of Textile Products and Processes Specialization Module Organisation of Production and Process Control in the Textile and Clothing Industry Scientific Methodical Experts Seminar LP 12 6 12 4 4 6 8 12 4 15 13 Examinations K K K B K K K K K K SP K SP SP K M K B K B Duration 180 min 150 min 180 min 20 h 90 min 120 min 90 min 90 min 90 min 150 min 60 min 240 min 120 min 30 min 240 min 30 h 240 min 25 h

M12

4 19 1

B M Master thesis Colloquium

20 h 20 min 4 months 60 min

Legend: K B M SP LP Min h written test assignment oral examinations other examinations credit points minutes hours

Description of modules for the non-consecutive Master studies course Textile and Clothing Technology
M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9 M10 M11 M12 Mathematics Computer Applications in Mechanical Engineering Technical Mechanics Machine Elements/Design Mechanisms Ergonomics/Management Textile Materials and Testing Technology Processes and Machines of Textile Technology Processes and Machines of Ready-Made Clothing Technology Specialization Module Development of Textile Products and Processes Specialization Module Organisation of Production and Process Control in the Textile and Clothing Industry Scientific Methodical and Experts Seminar

Module Number M1 Content and Qualification Objectives

Module Title Mathematics

Responsible Lecturer Prof. Gromann / Prof. Hinze / Prof. Fischer

Based on mathematic basic knowledge further mathematic basic knowledge and abilities are imparted and consolidated in this module. Focused on priorities the students acquire knowledge of the following subject matters: - differential and integral calculus for functions of several variables (partial derivation, chain rule, Taylor Formula, implicit functions, extremum with or without restrictions, non-linear systems of equations, double and triple integrals, special coordinate systems, line integrals and surface integrals, integral theorems, selected applications), - partial differential equations (linear partial differential equations of second order, Fourier series, discretisations), - probability calculus and mathematical statistics (combinatorics, probability, random variables, distribution functions, descriptive statistics, confidence estimate and statistical tests). The knowledge and abilities acquired enable the students to think through subject-relevant problems mathematically logically, to formulate them and to apply their knowledge and abilities subjectspecifically. With that they have essential mathematical qualifications and competences to recognize and evaluate the connections in the field of mechanical engineering and to solve special engineering problems. The module consists of a two-semester lecture of 2 SWS each semester and a two-semester exercise of 2 SWS each semester. Required is a sound mathematical basic knowledge. Literature recommended for preparing for the module: Brwolff, G.: Hhere Mathematik. Spektrum, 2005. Hoffmann, A. u.a.: Mathematik fr Ingenieure 2. Pearson, 2006. The module is a compulsary module of the non-consecutive Master studies course Textile and Clothing Technology. It is required for further basic modules and field modules. The credit points are awarded, when the module examination is passed. The module examination consists of a written test of 180 minutes. The module examination is offered in the examination period of the summer semester. 12 credit points can be awarded by the module. The module grade results from the grade of the written test. The module is offered each academic year, starting in winter semester.

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10

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There are 360 hours of work required. The module takes two semesters.

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Module Number M2 Content and Qualification Objectives

Module Title Computer Applications in Mechanical Engineering

Responsible Lecturer Prof. Stelzer

The module introduces the basics of informatics, based on exemplary applications from the context of mechanical engineering. The necessary basic knowledge about hardware, presentation of information and data modelling as well as operating systems is imparted, and consolidated in the exercise. Using complex computer systems is practically trained by the use of a 3D CAD system. Part of this education is getting to know accessory modelling techniques, sketch planning and parameter techniques. The required basic software (e.g. MathCAD) is imparted, too. The knowledge and proficiency acquired qualify the students to use modern hard and software systems for working on typical engineering tasks in the field of mechanical engineering and the subject field. The module consists of a lecture (2SWS) and an exercise (2 SWS). Basic proficiency in using a computer including WINDOWS operating system. Literature recommended for preparing for the module: Gumm, H.-P., Sommer, M.: Einfhrung in die Informatik. Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag, 2002.

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The module is a compulsary module of the non-consecutive Master studies course Textile and Clothing Technology. It is required for further basic modules and field modules. The credit points are awarded, when the module examination is passed. The module examination consists of a written test of 150 minutes. The module examination is offered in the examination period of the winter semester. 6 credit points can be awarded by the module. The module grade results from the grade of the written test. The module is offered each academic year in the winter semester. There are 180 hours of work required. The module takes one semester.

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Module Number M3 Content and Qualification Objectives

Module Title Technical Mechanics

Responsible Lecturer Prof. Balke / Prof. Ulbricht

The module imparts knowledge in order to formulate and solve problems of statics and stability. Based on the concept of the stiff body and the independently introduced loads (force and momentum), the equilibrium balances as basic laws of statics are postulated. They enable calculating the support and section reactions of statically determined even and spatial support units. Problems of friction as well as first and second order moment of area complete these basics. The simple strains tension, pressure and thrust prepare the understanding of general tension and distortion states. Tension and distortion fields of mere torsion, bending and horizontal force thrust are calculated for elastic sticks. Evaluating the results is based on different stability hypothesises. The module enables the students to dimension stability and evaluate the functional safety of simple element parts and design in the field of mechanical engineering. The students are qualified to apply these abilities on engineering problems of this field and to develop solutions. The module consists of a two-semester lecture of 2 SWS each semester and a two-semester exercise of 2 SWS each semester. Knowledge in the fields of: elementary algebra and geometry, trigonometry, vector analysis, linear equation systems, function of a variabler Variablen, common derivations, specific integrals, principal axes transformation of symmetric matrices. Furthermore basis knowledge in the fields of physics and material engineering. There are collections of formulas and tasks including solutions available in order to prepare for the module. Further literature recommended for preparing for the module: Balke, H.: Einfhrung in die Technische Mechanik/Statik. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2005. Gldner, H., Holzweiig, F.: Leitfaden der Technischen Mechanik. Fachbuchverlag, Leipzig, 1989. Schnell, W., Gross, D., Hauger, W.: Technische Mechanik 2 /Elastostatik. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2002. The module is a compulsary module of the non-consecutive Master studies course Textile and Clothing Technology. It is required for further basic modules and field modules. The credit points are awarded, when the module examination is passed. The module examination consists of a written test of 180 minutes. The module examination is offered in the examination period of the summer semester. 12 credit points can be awarded by the module. The module grade results from the grade of the written test.

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Module Frequency Working Hours Module Duration

The module is offered each academic year, staring in winter semester. There are 360 hours of work required. The module takes two semesters.

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Module Number M4 Content and Qualification Objectives

Module Title Machine Elements / Design

Responsible Lecturer Prof. Schlecht

In this module the subject of design is introduced. The demands on constructive development, regarding to the design meeting stress and processing, are shown. The typical machine elements are introduced and consolidated by means of selected elementary component groups with regard to function, usage, selection and calculation as well as design on the one hand, and practically relevant examples on the other hand. The students are enabled to integrative constructive thinking, to develop variants and to economically design simple machine elements. They are qualifies to apply the knowledge acquired on typical production processes and to outline variants of solution. Furthermore the students acquire the ability to assess the fields of use of typical machine elements, to select them, to design them in the assembly and to calculate them by using modern support. The acquired knowledge and abilities are marked the way they can be applied for all fields of mechanical engineering. The module consists of a lecture (2 SWS) and an exercise (1 SWS). Sound mathematical and physical basis knowledge as well as knowledge in the field of mechanics and technical design. In order to prepare for the module, there is teaching material available in the internet. Further literature recommended for preparing for the module: Balke: Einfhrung in die Technische Mechanik. Springer Verlag, 2005. Kurz, Hintzen, Laufenberg: Konstruieren Gestalten Entwerfen. Viewegs Fachbcher Technik, 2004. Hoischen, Hesser: Technisches Zeichnen. Cornelsen Verlag, 2005. The module is a compulsary module of the non-consecutive Master studies course Textile and Clothing Technology. It is required for further basic modules and field modules. The credit points are awarded, when the module examination is passed. The module examination consists of a written test of 90 minutes and an assignment of 20 hours. The module examination is offered in the examination period of the winter semester. 4 credit points can be awarded by the module. The module grade results at 2/3 from the grade of the written test and at 1/3 from the grade of the assignment. The module is offered each academic year in the winter semester.

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Working Hours Module Duration

There are 120 hours of work required. The module takes one semester.

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Module Number M5 Content and Qualification Objectives

Module Title Mechanisms

Responsible Lecturer Prof. Modler

The module is about the reflection of irregularly transmitting gearings/mechanisms (linkages, cam mechanism, combined gears) and imparts the fundamentals of gearing technology (gear system, gear kinematics, kinematical analysis, motion design, dimensioning principles, kinetostatics). The knowledge imparted in the lecture is consolidated in the exercise by using application examples. By this module the students know the methods and processes (analytical and graphical) of kinematical and kinetostatical analysis of horizontal mechanisms and they are able to develop an idea of non-linear motion. They are enabled to combine the whole reflection of traditional gearing technology with tasks from drive, control and automation technology (mechatronics), to apply the problems of the subject and to develop solutions. The module consists of a lecture (2 SWS) and an exercise (1 SWS). Sound mathematical knowledge, especially complex numbers and geometry as well as knowledge in the field of mechanics and design/machine elements. Literature recommended for preparing for the module: Luck, Modler: Getriebetechnik - Analyse, Synthese, Optimierung. Springer Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, 1995. Kerle, Pittschellis: Einfhrung in die Getriebelehre. Verlag B.G.Teubner Stuttgart, 1998. Internet Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of TU Dresden: Multimediale Lehr- und Lernumgebung Maschinenwesen (MLU MW). Digitale Mechanismen- und Getriebebibliothek DMG-Lib. The module is a compulsary module of the non-consecutive Master studies course Textile and Clothing Technology. It is required for further basic modules and field modules. The credit points are awarded, when the module examination is passed. The module examination consists of a written test of 120 minutes. The module examination is offered in the examination period of the winter semester. 4 credit points can be awarded by the module. The module grade results from the grade of the written test. The module is offered each academic year in the winter semester. There are 120 hours of work required.

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The module takes one semester.

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Module Number M6 Content and Qualification Objectives

Module Title Ergonomics / Management

Responsible Lecturer Prof. Schmauder

The module deals with the fields of ergonomics/technical management and basics of business management. In the subject Ergonomics/Technical Management the students recognize the importance of human beings in the working system. By that the basics of human ressource management are imparted and abilities for realizing ergonomical knowledge in technical management are acquired. Interfaces to the fields of industrial and organisational psychology as well as industrial medicine are included. Consequently the students learn about the importance of ergonomics, understand current problems and tendencies of development, also working system design as well as fundamentals and design knowledge about the elements human being, expedient, working place, working environment, working order and working organisation, about management and processes in companies. In the field of business management the legal forms and structures of companies, financing processes, accountancy structure of companies, methods of capital budgeting, costing, costs of sale and cost comparison methods are imparted and consolidated by using practical examples. By this module the students understand the importance of human beings and their requirements of performance as central element of the working system and working design as challenge and attractive working field for working in a company. The students are enabled to assess engineering work regarding to economics and to knowledgeably cooperate with graduates in business management. The module consists of an one-semester lecture of 2 SWS as well as another one-semester lecture of 2 SWS and an onesemester exercise of 1 SWS. Knowledge in the field of working organisation and working order meeting the requirements of human beings. Fundamentals of phyiscal work environmental factors, such as sound and vibration, as well as fundamentals of constructive product design. Literature recommended for preparing for the module: Lukzak, H.: Arbeitswissenschaft. Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 1993. Institut fr angewandte Arbeitswissenschaft (IfaA), (Hrsg): Arbeitsgestaltung in Produktion und Verwaltung. Wirtschaftsverlag Bachem, Kln, 1989. The module is a compulsary module of the non-consecutive Master studies course Textile and Clothing Technology. The credit points are awarded, when the module examination is

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passed. The module examination consists of a written test of 90 minutes of the subject Ergonomics/Technical Management and a written test of 90 minutes of the subject Basics of Business Management. Especially required for passing the module examination is having passed the written test of the Basics of Business Management. The examination of the subject Ergonomics/Technical Management is offered in the examination period of the winter semester and the examination of the subject Basics of Business Management is offered in the examination period of the summer semester. 6 credit points can be awarded by the module. The module grade results at 2/5 from the grade of the written test of the subject Ergonomics/Technical Management and at 3/5 from the grade of the subject Basics of Business Management. The module is offered each academic year. However, the subject Ergonomics/Technical Management is offered in the winter semester, whereas the subject Basics of Business Management is offered in the summer semester. There are 180 hours of work required. The module takes two semesters.

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Module Number M7 Content and Qualification Objectives

Module Title Textile Materials and Testing Technology

Responsible Lecturer Prof. Cherif, Dr. Freudenberg

This module imparts knowledge about the chemistry of fibre materials as well as textile fibre materials and textile testing technology. Staring with the general chemical basics the subject Chemistry of Fibre Materials imparts knowledge about the essential synthesis principles and characterization methods of fibre forming polymer, their applications as well as the chemical constitution and physical structure of natural and chemical fibre materials. The students are qualified in analyzing structureproperty-relations and by it recognize the reaction of fibre materials against stress. By practical activities the students acquire knowledge and proficiency in independently carrying out measuring and testing methods of qualitative and quantitative determination of states and properties of textile fibre materials as well as textile semifinished and finished products. The students are in a position to apply the knowledge and proficiency acquired subject-specifically and interdisciplinarily to engineering tasks, especially regarding to the complexity of textile technological and ready-made clothing technological solutions for the different application industries. The module consists of an one-semester lecture of 2 SWS and a two-semester lecture of 2 SWS each semester as well as an onesemester practical training of 1 SWS. Sound mathematical knowledge in the fields of mechanics and design/machine elements. In order to prepare for the module, scripts, video tapes, practical trainging instructions, multimedia-supported teaching and educational programmes are available. Further literature recommended for preparing for the module: Bobeth, W. (Hrsg.): Textile Faserstoffe, Beschaffenheit und Eigenschaften. Springer Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg, 1999. ISBN 3.540.55697-4. Reumann, R.-D. (Hrsg.): Prfverfahren in der Textil- und Bekleidungstechnik. Springer Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg, 2000. ISBN 3-540-66147-6. The module is a compulsary module of the non-consecutive Master studies course Textile and Clothing Technology. It is required for further field modules. The credit points are awarded, when the module examination is passed. The module examination consists of a written test of 90 minutes of the subject Chemistry of Fibre Materials, a written test of 150 minutes of the subject Textile Fibre Materials and Testing as well as an other test concerning the practical training. This test

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consists of an experimental work including a record and requires 60 minutes of work. The examination of the subject Chemistry of Fibre Materials is offered in the examination period of the winter semester and the examination of the subject Textile Fibre Materials and Testing is offered in the examination period of the summer semester.

Credit Points and Grades

8 credit points can be awarded by the module. The module grade results at 2/7 from the grade of the written test of the subject Chemistry of Fibre Materials and at 5/7 from the grade of the subject Textile Fibre Materials and Testing, which results at 3/4 from the grade of the written test and at 1/4 from the other test. The module is offered each academic year, starting in winter semester. There are 240 hours of work required. The module takes two semesters.

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Module Number M8 Content and Qualification Objectives

Module Title Processes and Machines of Textile Technology

Responsible Lecturer Prof. Cherif

The module imparts knowledge in the field of thread and fabric production technology. In the field of thread production technology the students acquire knowledge about definitions and fundamentals of spinning fibre yarn production as well as physical fundamentals and process levels of short staple, woollen and worsted spinning. They learn about the connection of fibre parameters, spin ability and yarn characteristics. Starting with the importance of textile main product groups and the fundamentals of design (connection technology) of fabrics, stitching products and fleece materials, the field of fabric production technology deals with the physical fundamentals of thread or rather fibre processing using fabric production machines, which the students understanding of the working processes of weaving, warp knitting and knitting technology including the preparation process is based on. The students acquire knowledge about the technologically important functional groups and their constructive as well as drive and control principles. Using examples of typical textile machines the acquired knowledge and competences are consolidated. By this module the students are able to acquire further consolidating knowledge and competences in the field of textile technology, especially technical textiles and their applications in e.g. mechanical engineering, vehicle design, civil engineering and medicine. Based on these fundamentals the students are enabled to get into innovative fields of research. The module consists of a one-semester lecture of 2 SWS and an one-semester practical training of 1 SWS as well as a twosemester lecture of 2 SWS each semester and an one-semester practical training of 2 SWS. Sound mathematical knowledge and knowledge in the field of mechanics, design/machine elements and fibre materials are required. In order to prepare for the module Processes and Machines of Textile Technology, there are scripts, video tapes, practical training instructions, multimedia-supported teaching and educational programmes available. Further literature recommended for preparing for the module: Klein, P. Die Kurzstapelspinner. Bd. 1-4, The Textile Institute Manchester. ISBN 3-908.059-01-1. Offermann, P.: Grundlagen Maschenwarentechnologie. Fachbuchverlag Leipzig, 1977. Albrecht,W., u.a.: Vliesstoffe Rohstoffe, Herstellung, Anwendung, Eigenschaften, Prfung. Wiley-Vch, Weinheim, 2000. Wulfhorst, B.: Textile Fertigungsverfahren. Carl Hauser Verlag, Mnchen, Wien, 1999. ISBN 3-446-19187-9.

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The module is a compulsary module of the non-consecutive Master studies course Textile and Clothing Technology. It is required for the specialization modules. The credit points are awarded, when the module examination is passed. The module examination consists of a written test of 240 minutes and two other examinations concerning the two practical trainings. These other examinations result from grading the practical training records. The written test consits of two parts and contains, weighed by the SWS-proportions, question complexes concerning the two subjects of the module. The module examination is offered in the examination period of the summer semester. 12 credit points can be awarded by the module. The module grade results at 2/3 from the grade of the written test and at 1/9 from the grade of the other examinations of the subject thread production technology as well as at 2/9 from the grade of the other examination of the subject fabric production technology. The module is offered each academic year, starting in the winter semester. There are 360 hours of work required. The module takes two semesters.

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Module Number M9

Module Title Processes and Machines of Ready-Made Clothing Technology

Responsible Lecturer Prof. Rdel

Content and Qualification Objectives

In this module knowledge about the production of ready for use textile finished products such as clothing, home and house textiles as well as technical textiles of textile semifinished products (fabric structures and threads of all technologies) and non-textile elements is imparted. Methods and machines allowing production, which meets the performance and quality required with economic efficiency, are represented for the process levels product development, product preparation, cutting, connecting, finishing and packaging. The basics are imparted in order to recognize the connection of methods and machines, resulting from product requirements and material properties. Processes running in other elements of the textile chain are taken into consideration regarding to their influence on the textile finishing processes, so an integrative understanding is reached. The knowledge acquired is consolidated by practical activities using ready-made clothing machines and CAD facilities and competences in their operation and objective-oriented usage are acquired. By this module the students are enabled to further consolidation of their knowledge and competences in the field of ready-made clothing technology including tailoring of technical textiles as well as applications in e.g. mechanical engineering, vehicle design, civil engineering and medicine. The students are able to get into innovative fields of research and to apply their knowledge and competences subjectspecifically and interdisciplinarily. The module consists of an one-semester lecture of 2 SWS and an one-semester practical training of 1 SWS. Sound mathematical knowledge and knowledge in the fields of mechanics, design/machine elements and textile technology, especially fibre materials and thread production is required. In order to prepare for the module Processes and Machines of Ready-Made Clothing Technology a collection of loose sheets consisting of several parts, video tapes, practical training instructions and several journals are available. Further literature recommended for preparing for the module: Rdel, H.: Analyse des Standes der Konfektionstechnik in Praxis und Forschung sowie Beitrge zur Prozessmodellierung. Shaker Verlag Aachen, 1996. ISBN 3-8265-1588-9. Krzywinski, S. Verbindung von Design und Konstruktion in der textilen Konfektion unter Anwendung von CAE. TUDpress Verlag der Wissenschaften GmbH, 2005. ISBN 3-938863-10-2. Bekleidungstechnische Schriftenreihe, Bekleidungsindustrie e.V. Jahrbcher fr die Bekleidungsindustrie, Schiel & Schn GmbH,

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Usability

The module is a compulsary module of the non-consecutive Master studies course Textile and Clothing Technology. It is required for the specialization modules. The credit points are awarded, when the module examination is passed. The module examination consists of a written test of 120 minutes and an oral examination of 30 minutes concerning the practical training. 4 credit points can be awarded by the module. The module grade results at 3/4 from the written test and at 1/4 from the grade of the oral examination. The module is offered each academic year, starting in the winter semester. There are 120 hours of work required. The module takes two semesters.

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Module Number M10

Module Title Specialization Module Development of Textile Products and Processes

Responsible Lecturer Prof. Cherif

Content and Qualification Objectives

By this module research-oriented contents in order to specialize in the fields of textile technology and/or ready-made clothing technology focused on priorities are imparted. Moreover the students are acquainted with the production of technical textiles, the methods and machines of fleece material technology, dimensioning and design of textile machines, the fields of textile finishing and further current research-relevant topics. In the specialization of textile technology, knowledge is broadened in the field of connection technology of woven, warp-knitted and weft-knitted fabrics, but also for constructive, drive and control realization of fabric production machines as well as for textile testing technologies. In the specialization of ready-made clothing technology the students learn e.g. cut design by CAD technology, the design of special ready-made clothing processes, the methodology of processing and ergonomic tests. Especially tailoring of technical textiles, ironing and fixing processes and processing tests of fabrics, threads and sewing machines are the focus of interest. The students acquire the ability and the competences of machine and process testing as well as of textile product development, especially for technical applications. Consequently they are enabled to work in innovative fields of research of the subject and application industries as well as in research institutions and in the field of research-related teaching but also taking on technical executive positions. The module consists of lectures, exercises and practical trainings. In all there are 10 SWS to be chosen by the students from the optional, to a high degree research-supported subjects are offered. Sound knowledge of the basic modules as well as of the field modules Textile Materials and Testing Technology, Processes and Machines of Textile Technology and Processes and Machines of Ready-Made Clothing Technology. Depending on the chosen subjects, there are scripts, video tapes, practical training instructions, multimedia-supported teaching and educational programmes as well as the research reports of the research-oriented subjects are available in order to prepare for the module.

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The module is a compulsary module of the non-consecutive Master studies course Textile and Clothing Technology. The credit points are awarded, when the module examination is

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passed. The module examination consists of a written test of 240 minutes and assignment of 30 hours. The written test includes questions from the subjects, chosen by the student, weighed according to their SWS-proportions. 15 credits can be awarded by the module. The module grade results at 3/4 from the grade of the written test and at 1/4 from the grade of the assignment. The module examination is offered in the examination period of the winter semester. The module is offered in the winter semester. There are 450 hours of work required. The module takes one semester.

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Module Number M11

Module Title Specialization Module Organisation of Production and Process Control in the Textile and Clothing Industry

Responsible Lecturer Prof. Rdel

Content and Qualification Objectives

By this module research-oriented contents in order to specialize in the fields of textile finishing and textile and ready-made clothing technology are imparted. In an integrated whole of chemical or physical process, textile finishing chemicals and physical effective combinations as well as machines and facilities assemble and function the students learn application basics of mechanic, phyical and chemical textile finishing. They recognize the essential impact of textile finishing on the quality and the application characteristics of textile products. By practical activities they acquire competences in selected processes of textile finishing. Tests using textile machines consolidate the students understanding of the running processes and the influence of process parameters on the finishing process and the product quality. Using CAD technology in product development is imparted as the essential potential of rationalization in readymade clothing companies and in order to remove empirical work. They recognize that besides aesthetical design application characteristics of ready-made clothing products are essential for successful market presence. Moreover the students acquire research-related knowledge and competences of textile quality guarantee of high performance textiles, of production organisation and logistics in ready-made clothing technology and of textile recycling, especially regarding to the environmental relevance of textile products. The module enables the students to a responsible work in the field of textil finishing, textile and readymade clothing technology, textile recycling and the application industries. They are able to understand the tasks of the subject to be solved in research and production in a complex way, to make scientifically justified decisions and to realize them in solutions. The module consists of lectures, exercises and practical trainings. In all there are 9 SWS to be chosen by the students from the optional, to a high degree research-supported subjects are offered. Sound knowledge of the basic modules and the field modules Textile Materials and Testing Technology, Processes and Machines of Textile Technology and Processes and Machines of Ready-Made Clothing Technology. Depending on the chosen subjects, there are scripts, video tapes, practical training instructions, multimedia-supported teaching and educational programmes as well as research reports of the research-oriented subjects of the module available in order to prepare for the module.

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Usability Requirements of Credit Points Awarded

The module is a compulsary module of the non-consecutive Master studies course Textile and Clothing Technology. The credit points are awarded, when the module examination is passed. The module examination consists of a written test of 240 minutes and an assignment of 25 hours. The written test includes questions from the subjects chosen by the single student, weighed according to their SWS-proportions. 13 credit points can be awarded by the module. The module grade results at 3/4 from the written test and at 1/4 from the grade of the assignment. The module examination is offered in the summer semester. The module is offered each academic year, starting in winter semester. There are 5 SWS to be enrolled in the winter semester and 4 SWS to be enrolled in first 6 weeks of the summer semester. There are 390 hours of work required. The module takes two semesters.

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Module Number M12 Content and Qualification Objectives

Module Title Scientific Methodical Experts Seminar

Responsible Lecturer Prof. Cherif

In this module methods of scientific work and experts knowledge is imparted. The students are familiarized with the scientific-methodic approach of working on and delivering research work and by practical avtivity they acquire the appropriate knowledge and competences. Furthermore in the lectures the students are introduced latest research results of the Institute of Textile and Clothing Technology, of TU Dresden and of national and international partner institutes. Additionally practically relevant topics are delt with by representatives of the industry. By this module the students are able to scientificallymethodically approach to working on research tasks and leading them to a solution. They know how to use the available scientific potential of the institute, other research institutions, the patent office etc. and the experts knowledge being available in different ways in order to reach the objective. They are able to logically and intelligibly represent the results of their research work on the highest scientific standard. The module consists of a lecture of 2 SWS and an exercise of 1 SWS. Sound knowledge about textile materials and textile testing technology, methods and machines of textile technology and ready-made clothing technology as well as knowledge about Microsoft Office. The latest research results announced in the report of the institute support the preparation for this module. Additionally there are several research reports of innovative research fields of the institute available for preparation. The module is a compulsary module of the non-consecutive Master studies course Textile and Clothing Technology. The credit points are awarded, when the module examination is passed. The module examination consists of an assignment of 20 hours and an oral examination of 20 minutes. 4 credit points can be awarded by the module. The module grade results at 3/4 from the grade of the assignment and at 1/4 from the grade of the oral examination. The module examination is offered in the summer semester. The module is offered each academic year in the summer semester. There are 120 hours of work required.

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