Interactions of clothing and materials with the human body. Selected topics including water/fabric relationships, leather, composites, textile modelling, conservation.
For a more complete description of this paper please view the Centre for Materials Science and Technology website.
|Paper title||Physical Properties of Clothing and Textiles|
|Subject||Clothing and Textile Sciences|
|Points||20 points 20 points|
|Teaching period(s)||Full Year, Full Year|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,626.33|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,357.07|
- CLTX 451
- More information link
- View more information on the Centre for Materials Science and Technology website
- 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