Week 1 : Objectives of Testing of Functional and Technical Textiles
Week 2 : Testing of Fabric Handle Characteristics Subjective assessment Objective assessment KESF and
FAST methods Nozzle extraction principle
Week 3 : Testing of Transmission characteristics Moisture transmission (Vapour form and Liquid form)Thermal
transmission,Testing of extreme heat, fire and cold protective clothing
Week 4 : Testing of extreme heat, fire and cold protective clothing
Week 5 : Testing of geotextiles, Testing of filter fabrics
Week 6 : Testing of fibre reinforced composites
Week 7 : Testing of fibre reinforced composites,Testing of electromagnetic shielding textiles, Testing of compression bandages
Week 8 : Testing of ballistic protective textiles, Testing of UV protective textiles, Special Testing for Nonwoven and Technical Textiles
BOOKS AND REFERENCES
• 1. Physical Testing of Textiles by B. P. Saville, 1999,Woodhead Publishing Ltd., U. K.
• Principles of Textile Testing by J. E. Booth, 1961,Heywood Books, London
• Testing and Quality Management – Edited by V. K.Kothari, IAFL Publications, New Delhi
•. BIS, BS, ASTM and other standard methods of textiletesting
•. Science in Clothing Comfort, Apurba Das and R.Alagirusamy, Woodhead Publishing India Ltd., 2010.
•. K. Slater, The Thermal Behaviour of Textiles, Textile Progress, Vol. 8, No. 3, 1976.
•. K. Slater, Comfort Properties of Textiles, Textile Progress, Vol. 9, No. 4, 1977
•. Handbook of Technical Textiles, Edited by A R Horrocksand S C Anand, The Textile Institute, CRC Press
•. Wellington Sears Handbook of Technical Textiles, SabitAdanur, Technomic Publishing Co. Inc.
•. Handbook of fibre rope technology, H A McKenna, J WS Hearle and N O’Hear, The Textile Institute, CRC Press11. Online sources on testing of technical textiles