Course: Nonwovens Manufacture

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Course title Nonwovens Manufacture
Course code KNT/NT
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Masnicová Klára, Ing.
  • Chaloupek Jiří, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Hlavatá Jana, Ing.
Course content
1. Introduction 2. Classification of nonwovens 3. Application field of nonwovens 4. Raw materials for nonwovens 5. Basic types of staple fibers 6. Special fibers 7. Binders for nonwovens 8. Mechanical web forming methods 9. Chemical web forming methods 10. Thermal web forming methods 11. Mechanical web bonding methods 12. Chemical web bonding methods 13. Thermal web bonding methods 14. Converting methods Excercise: Laboratory works

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing), Self-study (text study, reading, problematic tasks, practical tasks, experiments, research, written assignments), Laboratory work, Active metods (simulation, situational contingency methods, drama,acting, namagerial acting ), E-learning
Learning outcomes
Characterization, trends and terminology of nonwovens. Fibers and binders for nonwovens and their properties. Web formation and layering methods. Bonding and web stabilizing methods. Structures and properties of nonwovens. End-uses. Converting methods.
Student acquire knowledges of subject.

Assessment methods and criteria
Didactic test

Credit: Participation on seminars. Exam: writtten + oral
Recommended literature
  • Jirsák, O., Wadsworth, L.C. Nonwoven Textiles, Carolina Academic Press, Durham, NC 1999.

Study plans that include the course
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