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CLTE303 Structural Properties of Materials and Products

Structural properties of materials including drape, handle, overfeed, shear, elasticity and their applications. Sensory and instrumental approaches will be used.

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Paper title Structural Properties of Materials and Products
Paper code CLTE303
Subject Clothing and Textile Sciences
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,059.15
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,627.65

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CLTE 203
Recommended Preparation
STAT 110
Schedule C

Teaching staff

Course Co-ordinator: to be confimed

Reading list provided.
Course outline
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Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking, Information literacy.
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Learning Outcomes
  • Identify and describe selected structural properties of single and multiple layer textile assemblies
  • Analyse how the physical and mechanical properties of materials affect the appearance, tailorability and performance of clothing and other finished products
  • Gain experience with methods for sensory and instrumental measurement of properties of fabrics, materials and products
  • Review and evaluate relevant literature
  • Communicate clearly the results of experimental work in written and oral form

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First Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
L1 Monday 10:00-10:50 9-16, 18-22
Tuesday 10:00-10:50 9-16, 18-22


Stream Days Times Weeks
P1 Wednesday 14:00-16:50 10-16, 18-22