Information Package / Course Catalogue
Plant Fibres and Control of Quality
Course Code: ZTB507
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 2
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 8
Objectives of the Course

To ensure the learning the fiber quality control and standardization used by observation of the structure of plant fibers

Course Content

Classification of plant fibers, The anatomic structure of plant fibre and formation of plant fibre, fiber quality characteristics, standardization and quality control.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to evaluate the importance of plant fibers
2.To be able to synthesise the obtained techniques of quality and productive plant fibre
3.To be able to evaluate the importance of standardization and quality control
4.To be able to solve the problems in standardization
5.To be able to solve the problems in quality control
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Gordon, S. 2006, Cotton: Science and Technology. ISBN: 1 84569 026
2.Gupta, V. B., Agrawa, K. A, and Jassal. M. 2006 Elements of fibre science. India Institute of technology ISBN: 1 84569 045 1
3.Hearl, S. W. J. 2001. High performance fibres. UK. ISBN: 1 85573 5393
4.Kohel, R. J., Lewis, C.F., 1984.Cotton.American Society of Agronomy Inc., No:24
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
The classification and importance of plant fibres
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Presentation of the fibers
Week 2 - Theoretical
The anatomic structure of fibre formation (seed and fruit fibres)
Week 3 - Theoretical
The anatomic structure of fibre formation (stalk and leaf fibres)
Week 3 - Preparation Work
The research in laboratory
Week 4 - Theoretical
The chemical structure of plant fibres
Week 4 - Preparation Work
The research in laboratory
Week 5 - Theoretical
Fiber quality characteristics (length, fineness, strength)
Week 5 - Preparation Work
The research in laboratory
Week 6 - Theoretical
The research in laboratory
Week 6 - Preparation Work
The research in laboratory
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Term paper
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Fiber quality properties and environment
Week 11 - Theoretical
Fiber contamination
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 12 - Theoretical
Standardization of cotton fiber in Turkey
Week 12 - Preparation Work
The research in gin factory
Week 13 - Theoretical
Control of cotton bales
Week 14 - Theoretical
Problems of standardization and control of cotton bales
Week 14 - Preparation Work
The research in gin factory
Week 15 - Theoretical
The standartization of other plant fibres and quality control
Week 15 - Preparation Work
Literature reviewing
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142256
Lecture - Practice142256
Assignment130030
Term Project130030
Midterm Examination112214
Final Examination115217
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)203
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
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PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
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PÇ-8
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OÇ-1
4
5
4
3
4
4
5
4
5
5
OÇ-2
4
5
4
3
4
4
5
5
5
5
OÇ-3
4
5
4
3
4
4
5
4
5
5
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4
5
4
3
4
4
5
5
5
5
OÇ-5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
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