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Textiles of High Technology

Code 9658
Year 1
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload T(30H)/TP(30H)
Scientific area Ciência e Tecnologia Têxteis
Mode of delivery Face-to-Face. Theoretical-practical classes.
Work placements Not applicable.
Learning outcomes Characterize the high-tech, high-performance textile fibres, focusing on the fundamental aspects of their morphological, physical and chemical properties.
Describe the relationship between elementary structure, technological process of manufacture, properties and performance of fibres.
Know how to characterize the textile fibres of high technology and high performance.
Know how to describe elementary relations between the structure, the technological process of manufacture, properties and performance of fibre.
Syllabus Introduction
Textile fibres. Spinning processes. High performance fibre. Smart textile materials.
Advanced processes for production of synthetic fibres
High-performance fibers
Chemical agents resistant fibers
Fibres with high thermal resistance
Carbon fibres
Mineral fibres
Storage and heat adjustment in textiles and clothing temperature-sensitive materials
Fundamentals of materials that store heat. Obtaining of textiles with storage characteristics and heat regulation. Properties of textiles with heat storage.
Physiological behaviour of sports wear
Measurement of physiological comfort. The measurement of comfort. Methods of measurement.
Textiles in cellular tissue engineering
Ideal system of scafold. Textile materials used to construct scafolds.
Cyclodextrins
Structure of cyclodextrins. Complexes of cyclodextrins. Chemically modified cyclodextrins

Main Bibliography Nakajima, T., editor, Advanced Fiber Spinning Technology, Woodhead Publishing Limited, England, 1994, ISBN: 1 85573 182 7

Hongu, T., Philips, G. O., Takigami, ;. New Millenniem Fibers, The Textile Institute, Woodhead Publishing Limited, England, 2000. ISBN: 10: 1 85573 601 2

Tao, Xiaoming, Smart Fibres, Fabrics and Clothing, The Textile Institute, Woodhead Publishing Limited, England, 2005. ISBN: 1 85573 546 6

Hearle, J. W. S., editor, High-Performance Fibers, The Textile Institute, Woodhead Publishing Limited,England, 2000. ISBN: 1 85573 539 3

Shishoo, R., Textiles in Sport, The Textile Institute, Woodhead Publishing Limited, England.

Blackburm, R. S., editor, Biodegradable and Sustainable Fibres, The Textile Institute, Woodhead Publishing Limited, England, 2005. ISBN: 1 85573 916 1

Gacen, J., Fibras Quimicas, Universidade Politácnica de Catalunya, Terrassa, España, 1990. ISBN: 84 7653 059 5
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2012-05-28

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