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CLTE451 Physical Properties of Clothing and Textiles

Interactions of clothing and materials with the human body. Selected topics including water/fabric relationships, leather, composites, textile modelling, conservation.

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Paper title Physical Properties of Clothing and Textiles
Paper code CLTE451
Subject Clothing and Textile Sciences
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,658.83
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,517.77

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CLTX 451
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Professor Raechel Laing
Course workbook provided
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship, Environmental literacy.
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Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will develop
  • The capability to identify the principal issues in textiles in human health and well-being and probable areas for growth and development
  • Knowledge of the origins and current status of sustainability in the textiles sector - production, processing, end use, disposal and the contribution of the organic textiles sector
  • Knowledge of properties, performance and use of textiles - polymers (consumer, natural, composites), medical, leather

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Not offered in 2019

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system