Course Title: Identify purpose and performance outcomes of technical textile product

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5210

Course Title: Identify purpose and performance outcomes of technical textile product

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles


Term1 2010

Course Contact: Inna Konopov

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9197

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Course Description

The course provides an extensive study in understanding technical textile products behaviour and performance, to identify the opportunities to develop a product on a market, to analyse various technical textile products in order to recognise the manufacturing process, to understand the impact of the fibre characteristics and used technologies on the technical textile products, to select the textile elements and manufacturing processes to design the final product for such industries as Automotive, Geo, Agro and Medical.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTN2006B Identify purpose and performance outcomes of technical textile product


1. Identify purpose of technical textile
2. Describe performance features of technical textile
3. Describe process used to generate technical textile performance features

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Students will study the technical textile manufacturing processes, conduct research on material selection (fibre, yarn or fabric and associated materials) for various technical textile product applications including: transport, medical and hygiene products, construction and engineering, geo-textiles, protective and safety clothing, agriculture and fishing; understand the properties of technical textiles and performance characteristics, collect and analyse the technical effects desired to be achieved by the technical textile product through practical experimentation, laboratory classes and prescribed exercises.