Karnataka PGCET 2018 M.Tech Syllabus – Textile Technology

Karnataka Examinations Authority Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (KEA PGCET) M.Tech Admissions 2018 Syllabus for Textile Technology is given below.

Textile Fibres: Classification of Polymers-Application of Polymer-Study of Various methods of polymerization —Study of various types of initiators —Techniques of polymerization —Physical structure of polymers-Polymer reactions-Thermal analysis of polymers; Study of different structures of textile fibres using various techniques-Study of different properties of various textiles fibres i.e., moisture relations, mechanical properties optical properties, electrical properties and thermal properties; History on origin of textiles — Study of different textiles fibres-Basic requirements of textile fibres Geographic distribution-Cultivation and grading of cotton, wool, silk and jute fibres —Physical and chemical properties of important natural fibres; Sequence of operations in conversion of important natural fibres into fabric; Study of different man-made fibre spinning — Fundamentals of fluid flow in man —made fibre spinning-High speed melt spinning-Formation of fibre structure during various methods of man —made spinning-Production of micro denier and special shaped fibres; Production and Properties of various regenerated fibres-Production of various raw materials for different synthetic fibres —Properties of different synthetic fibres-Effect of various parameters on various synthetic fibres-Study of semi-continuous and integrated continuous process for production of Nylons; Study of different high performance fibres; Study of spin finish —heat setting and drawing of fibres; Study of different methods of textursing and various parameters affecting texturising —Test methods of textured yarns; Study of different yarn count systems-conversion from one system to another system.

Yarn Manufacture: Ginning and Baling:

Blow room: Objects and methods of mixing —Opening and cleaning- Blow room machineries cleaning efficiency —Lap regularity —Modern developments —Auto mixer and calculations pertaining to blow room.

Carding: Objects —Working —Speeds and Setting —Grinding and stripping —Silver quality —Modern developments in carding-Calculations related to carding —Fibre hooks at card — Opening lines required for processing of various blends,

Drawing. Objects and Principles —Roller drafting systems —Modern developments — Calculations pertaining to draw frame.

Combing: Hook formation in carding —Study pf preparatory machines to comber — Combing process-Setting —Modern —Combers —Calculations pertaining to comber.

Speed Frame : Objects —working and drafting systems —Twist insertion —Mechanism of winding —Lift of bobbin-Bobbin building mechanism —Speeds and production calculations-Modern speed frames.

Ring Frame: Objects-Working and ring frame mechanisms-Yarns tension during spinning a yarn and package faults —modern developments- calculations pertaining to ring frame.

Doubling: Objects — Dry doubling and wet doubling — Fancy yarns — Hosiery and seing threads – Properties and end uses.

Open End Spinning: Principles of Break spinning — Comparison of ring and OE yarns – Recent developments in OE spinning — Different types of rotors and opening rollers.

Modern Yarn Production Methods: Twist less spinning — Self twist spinning — Wrap spinning — Friction spinning and air-jet spinning — Comparison of the above methods for their principles and yarn properties — end used and techno-econmics feasibility — Siro, core and cover spinning methods.

Fabric Manufacture

Winding: Objects — Derivation of speeds — coil angles — Cone angle — Study of modern winders Production Calculations

Warping: Objects — Study of modern warping machines — Production calculations.

Sizing: Study of ingredients — Properties — Modern size cooking equipments — Modern sizing machine — Production calculations.

Looms: Study of Plain tappet tappet loom — Automatic looms — Drop box looms — Dobby and jacquard looms — Production calculations.

Unconventional Weaving Machine: Study of Gripper — Rapier — Air jet — water jet machines.

Non Wovens: Classification – Web productions techniques — Properties of Binders — Geometry of Non woven structures Identification and testing of Non vsrovens — Study of thermal, spun bonding and spun lacing. Knitting: Well Basic stitches — Jersey — Rid — Purl — Interlock — Warp Basci Stitches — Pillar — Atlas — Tricot — Study of circular well knitting machines — Advantages of positive feed — Study of warp knitting machines — Tricot and Raschel.

Chemical Processing Of Textiles

Pre-process: Preparatory processes to wet processing; An overview of wet processing – Sequences of wet processing — Desizing — Methods of desizing — Singeing — Methods of singeing — }latching — Souring — Bleaching — Mercerizing; Methods of purifying fibre yarn and Fabric made from other natural fibre like silk, wool, jute etc.; Methods of desizing — Scouring and Bleaching of regenerated cellulose fibre.

Dyeing: Coloration — Theories of coloration / dyeing — Factors that affect Dyeing Mechanism of dyeing — Mechanism used for dyeing — Classification of dyes — Dyeing of Natural fibres using direct, reactive, acid, metal complex, yat, sulphur, Ingrain dyes and other popular dyes using different methods — After treatments and testing o dyed materials — Yarn package dyeing — Dyeing of knitted fabrics — Dyeing of garments.

Printing: Design development for printing — Sources of inspection — the designers tools and work space — Different techniques for design generation and reproduction — Transfer of designs on wooden blocks, Screen and Stencil — Scope of printing — Methods and principles of printing — Machineries used for Textile printing — Passage of material through printing machines.

Finishing:Objects of finishing — Various methods of finishing — Cotton, Silk, Wool, worsted fabric — Chemicals formulation of different finishes — Machiners used for finishing — Speciality chemicals used for finishing — Finishing, of Garments.

Textile Testing

Fbires: Regain — Length — Fineness — Maturity — Strength — their determination — HVI and AFIS.

Yarn: Yarn count — Twist — Strength — Hairiness — Uniformity — and their determination.

Fabrics: Fabric weight — Thickness — Cover — Tear — Abrasion — Drape — Crease — Colour fastness — their determination. Fabric Handle — KESF and FAST

Silk Technology

Cocoons: Sorting of cocoons, cocoon testing, storage of cocoons, stifling of cocoons, Drying of cocoons cooking of cocoons. Methods employed — Characteristics of cocoons.

Reeling: Methods of Silk Reeling — Charakha — Cottage basins — Filatures — Semi — automatic an Automatic types. Raw Silk testing — Packing of raw silk — Utilization of by —products.

Silk Throwing: Manufacture of yarns for use in ordinary, chiffon, crepe, georgette fabrics — Number of plies and different twist levels used. Developments in Silk Throwing Industry

Weaving Industry: Warp and Weft preparation — Machineries employed in small scale and organized sections. Silk Weaving — Handloom and Power bow Weaving — Special features of silk looms — modifications required on power loom to weave silk fabrics.

Spun Silk Industry: Raw materials for Spun Silk Yarn Production, Production of Spun yarn and their properties.

Processing Industry: Degumming and drying of silk yarns — Dyeing, Printing and Finishing of silk fabrics.

Fabric Structure: Study of plain — Twill — Stain — Crepe — Mockleno and Towelling structures. Backed cloths — Extra wrap and Extra Well cloths — Double cloth Terry weaves – Velvet — Velx eteens — Gauge and Leno — Damask Brocade cloths.+

Fashion Design and Garment Technology

Terms and Definitions used in Fashion and Garment Industries — The art and Techniques of Body measurements and standard sizes and measurements prevalent in Garment industries. Principles and Practices of Pattern making — Grading — Computer Aided pattern making and Grading — Cutting room operation — Laying — Cutting — Numbering — Bundling — Sewing operation — Classes of seams and stitches — Sewing threads — Defects is sewing; Garment Finishing section — Buttoning — Labelling — Care labeling — Checking — Pressing — Folding — packing and packing standards. Quality control in garment Industry — Garments washing — dyeing and finishing. Brand culture and Apparel brand names. Sourcing and Merchandising — Apparel Engineering and Production Control.

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