MTech 4th Semester Textile Technology Syllabus

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Subject code : 14JTT424

IA Marks : 50
No. of Lecture Hours / Week : 04 Exam Hours : 03
No. of Practical Hours / Week : — No. of Tutorial : 02 Hours/ Week
Total No. of Lecture Hours : 50 Exam Marks : 100

The main objective of this course is to prepare the students to understand the basic principles of financial management as the knowledge of financial management is extremely important in textile and garment industries.

The students will be able to analyze financial statements, balance sheets and audited reports.
Financial Management: An overview, function and goals of financial management, financial planning and major financial decision areas.
10 Hrs
Capital structure: Theories of capital structure, NI and NOI approaches, capital structure decision, EBIT – EPS analysis. RO – ROE analysis, cash flow analysis. 10 Hrs
Capital Budgeting: Methods of capital budgeting, investment criteria, NPV, IRR, Pay Back Period, Risk analysis in capital budgeting.
10 Hrs
Working Capital Management: Current assets, Cash and Inventory management, EQQ, ABC analysis. 10 Hrs
Financial Analysis and Planning: Financial ratios, Break – even analysis and Leverages, application of financial analysis. 10 Hrs

1. “Financial Management – Theory and Practice, 8th Edition” – Prasanna Chandra, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi
2. “Fundamentals of Financial Management” – James C. Van Horne, John Martin Wachowicz, Financial Times/Prentice Hall, 2008
3. “Financial Management” – Keown Scott
4. “Financial Management” – M.Y.Khan and Jain.

Subject code : 14JTT421

IA Marks : 50
No. of Lecture Hours / Week : 04 Exam Hours : 03
No. of Practical Hours / Week : — No. of Tutorial : 02 Hours/ Week
Total No. of Lecture Hours : 50 Exam Marks : 100

The main objective of this course is to prepare the students to understand the basic principles of friction and its use in textiles. They can understand surface characteristics of fabrics, garments and yarns.

The students can able to use the application of friction to analyse the fabrics based on their frictional behavior.
General mechanism of friction Laws of friction, theories of friction, friction in various textile processes like spinning, weaving and chemical
processing etc. Detailed study of various methods of measurement of fibre friction in textiles. Role of friction in the mechanical behaviour of fabrics. 10 Hrs
Study of surface geometry of synthetic fibres. Spin finish application to synthetic fibres, Theory of spin finish application, various methods of spin finish application, spin finish composition for synthetic filaments, staple fibres and textured yarns. 10 Hrs
Abrasion of textile surfaces measurement of abrasion resistance, factors affecting the abrasion resistance. 10 Hrs
Resistivity and static behaviour of textile surfaces, effect of photochemical and environmental degradation on the surface properties of textile fibres. Soil release from the textile surface, stain and water repellency of textile surfaces. 10 Hrs
Generation of static charges in textile process and their remedies. Role of fiber friction in garment making, Effect of friction on comfort property of textiles. 10 Hrs

1. “Surface Characteristics of Fibres and Textiles” – M.J.Schick, New York: M. Dekker, c1975-1977
2. “Friction in Textiles” – H G Howell, Literary Licensing, LLC, 2013

Subject code : 14JTT422

IA Marks : 50
No. of Lecture Hours / Week : 04 Exam Hours : 03
No. of Practical Hours / Week : — No. of Tutorial : 02 Hours/ Week
Total No. of Lecture Hours : 50 Exam Marks : 100

1. Fiber properties should be understood to predict the count of yarn that can be spun.
2. Yarn quality depends on fiber parameters.
3. Spinning details are the basic objectives of textile industry.

Students who have studied this can develop new yarn production methods, fancy yarn production systems. The course will help them set machine parameters thoroughly for all types of spinning
FIBRE DISPERSION: Ginning of cotton; the necessity of fibre-individualization; fibre opening in blow- room machinery; the mechanism of fibre-dispersion during carding operation; the minimum requirements during carding and the new approaches to improve fibre-dispersion in carding operation. Neps formation and theory of hook formation. 10 Hrs.
FIBRE PROCESSING: Methods adopted to clean the fibre from trash, short fibres and neps; role of blow-room, card and comber in fibre cleaning. Definition of fibre-extent; influence of fibre-extent on yarn quality; improvement of fibre-extent by straightening actions in carding, drafting and combing. 10 Hrs
ATTENUATION: Principle of rollers drafting and its application in yarn production; drafting irregularities-their causes and remedies; the function of aprons in roller drafting; limitation of apron-drafting and the scope for improvement; mechanism of wire-point drafting and its application in yarn production; merits and demerits of wire-point drafting. Comparison of wire-point drafting with roller drafting. 10 Hrs.
TWISTING: Effect of twisting of staple-fibre strand on its strength ;meaning of twist multiplier and the basis of selection of required twist ;fundamental requirement to create real twist in a strand; mechanism of different twisting principle-ring-twisting, open-end twisting, air-jet twisting, up-twisting, two-for- one twisting, hollow-spindle twisting. 10 Hrs.
LEVELLING and FIBRE BLENDING: Influence of intermediate product uniformity on yarn uniformity; methods of leveling adopted during spinning processes. Important of fibre-mix homogeneity on yarn quality; types of mixing during spinning preparatory process; assessment of blend efficiency. 10 Hrs.

1. “Spun Yarn Technology” – Oxtoby E, Butterworth’s, London, 1987.
2. “The Technology of Short-staple Spinning” – Klein W, The Textile Institute, Manchester, 1998.
3. “A practical Guide to Opening and Carding” – Klein W, The Textile Institute, Manchester, 1999.
4. “A Practical Guide to Combing, Drawing and the Roving Frame” – Klein W, The Textile Institute, Manchester, 1999.
5. “A practical Guide to Ring Spinning” – Klein W, The Textile Institute, Manchester, 1999.

Subject code : 14JTT423

IA Marks : 50
No. of Lecture Hours / Week : 04 Exam Hours : 03
No. of Practical Hours / Week : — No. of Tutorial : 02 Hours/ Week
Total No. of Lecture Hours : 50 Exam Marks : 100

The main objective of this course is to prepare the students to understand the basic principles of marketing management as the knowledge of marketing management is extremely important in textile and garment industries.

The students will be able to analyze marketing strategies, export and import procedures.
Core concepts of marketing. Need, Want & Demand, Product, Value and satisfaction. Production concept, product concept, selling concept and Marketing concept. A model for consumer buying behaviour, factors influencing consumer behavior, buying decision process- Buying roles & stages in buying. New product development-Idea generation, Idea screening, Concept development and using, Product development. Marketing strategies in the various stages ‘Product Life Cycle’. Pricing – Objectives, Influencing factors, methods, strategies for new products and existing products 10 Hrs.
Channel Decisions Nature and characteristics of Marketing Channel Functions, channel dynamics, Channel Design and Management decisions.
Communication process – Steps in the development of effective communication, Designing message, selection communication channels, deciding promotion mix, measuring results. Promotional Mix tools. Advertising, Sales promotion, personal selling, public relations, and direct marketing. Marketing organization & implementation: Evolution, ways of organizing the marketing departments, marketing relations with other departments. 10 Hrs.
E-Business frameworks -media convergence -Anatomy of E-Biz applications – Internal and External applications and integration – organizational
business -ED- Implementation -Managing technology –IT bills of various governments. Introduction to web applications – technologies for Web
services –Internet tools relevant for E-Business Internet applications for E-business. Types of electronic payments -Digital token based payments
-Smart cards credit cards based -other emerging payments technologies -E-governance and implications – Technical specification of digital currencies. 10 Hrs.
Brand, Brand identity, Brand Image, Brand Personality, Brand Loyalty and the connected issues. Brand Positioning, Repositioning, Brand
Equity: Conceptualization and measurement Trends in Brand Management: Brand cult, Brand alliances, Co-branding, Destination, Branding.
Introduction to industrial marketing, Difference between consumer marketing and industrial marketing, classification of industrial products,
Nature of demand, Industrial marketing system. Industrial buying behaviour. 10 Hrs.
The concept and the need for international marketing – the nature, scope and variety of international markets. International market Vs Local
Markets, differences & Similarities. Trade groups, international regulations, trade bodies & Organization like IMF, World Bank & Conference
e.g. GATT, UNCTAD, their impact on world trade Euro-dollar & Petro Dollar Market. Exchange rate fluctuations on Imports and Exports.
10 Hrs.

1. “Retail Management-A Strategic Approach” – Barry Bermans and Joel Evans, 8th edition, PHI private limited, New Delhi, 2002.
2. “The Art of Retailing” – A.J. Lamba, 1st edition, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 2003.
3. “Marketing Management” – Kotler Philip, 1st Ed., Pearson Education (Singapore) Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 2004
4. “Marketing Management” – S. Jayachandra, 1st edition, Excel Publications, New Delhi, 2004
5. “The Economics of Electronic Commerce” – Soon-Young choi, Whiston, A.B., Macmillan Publishing Company, USA.
6. “Electronic commerce-A manager’s guide” – Kalakota R & Whinston, A. B., Addition Wesley, USA.
7. “Advertising and Promotion” – Belch E. George & Belch A. Michael, 5th edition, Tata Megraw Hill, New Delhi, 2001.
8. “Brand building advertising: concepts and cases” – Parameswaran, Tata Mcgraw Hill, New Delhi, 2002.
9. “Strategic Brand Management” – Jean Noel Kapferer, Global business press, Abhinav Publishing industry, 1st ed., New Delhi, 1994.
10. “Industrial Marketing, AITBS” – Hill, M Richard, Alexander S. Ralph, Cross James S, 4Ed. New Delhi 1991.
11. “Direct Marketing: An Integrated Approach” – William J. McDonald, McGraw Hill, Singapore, 1st edition, 1998.

Subject code : 14JTT41

IA Marks : 50
No. of Lecture Hours / Week : 04 Exam Hours : 03
No. of Practical Hours / Week : — No. of Tutorial : 02 Hours/ Week
Total No. of Lecture Hours : 50 Exam Marks : 100

This course work aims at imparting knowledge to the students at post graduate level in the following field of advanced methods of production of apparel.
1. Provide knowledge about apparel manufacture, functions of apparel manufacturing, advanced apparel production Technology.
Application of computers and electronics in ferment designing all levels of garment production.
2. Latest developments in machinery equipment, automation etc.
3. Give an overview of Indian Apparel Industry, structure of the industry, apparel export to Europe and Western World.

Out Come:
Student will have an opportunity to learn the modern aspects of apparel production and its adaptation by Indian apparel industry. It will give overall prospects of garment manufacturing industry as an upcoming textile related industry.
The nature and scope of apparel manufacturing: Types of apparel manufacture-fundaments of apparel production. Basic types of apparel production process – major function of apparel manufacturing – engineering functions, management functions- apparel trade association.
Computerized pattern making in ferment production. Principle of pattern making, garment balance, Size charts, pattern grading, computerized made to measure system, Technological advances in pattern making, Gerber technology, Lectra systems, material utilizations,
application/developments in computer aided apparel systems, Future trends. Computerized cutting, marker quality and geometric principle for calculating optimum marking design, principles of stitch, seam and their analysis, seam quality, computerized sewing, pressing and moulding.
10 Hrs
Advances in apparel product development; Industrial change process model for clothing product development, models of new product
development, product development tools and application area product life time management (PLM) Demand Led new product development
future trends. 10 Hrs
Technological advances in sewing garment: History of sewing development of the industrial saving, machine advances in sewing needle
design, advances in sewing thread technology, Advances in sewing machine automation, semi automatic sewing equipment, machine using
computer numerical control. Future trends in cloth technology. 10 Hrs
Development in pressing technology for garment finishing: The pressing process, pressing with pressure pressing without pressure, crease
resistant finishes and permanent creasing future trends. Packaging and ware housing: Type of packing and packing materials, quality
specification, merchandise packing and shipping packing. Intra transport, ware housing, computerized storage systems. 10 Hrs
Production control: Production analysis, distribution of documents and records, types of control forms, producing many styles in one line and determining supervisory sections in production lines. Production control charts, reports, production grid principle for assigning partial production, line operators, evaluation. 10 Hrs
Indian apparel industry: Overview of technology in apparel manufacturing technology, usage, regional features and structures of the industry,
Indian apparel export and important product category, domestic market and domestic brands, technology status and outlook. Apparel
productivity- Apparel productivity in India and Western world, global comparison characteristics of low, medium and high productivity
manufactures and factors associated with productivity actions towards higher productivity. 10 Hrs.

1. “Apparel Manufacturing Hand book: Analysis, Principles and Practice” – Jacob Solinger, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company 1981
2. “Managing Productivity in the Apparel Industry” – Rajesh Bheda, CBP Publisher and Distributors.
3. “The Technology of Clothing Manufacture”, Harold Carrand Barbara Latham, John Wiley & Sons
4. “Seams Productions and Analysis” – Radh D Clock
5. “Advances in Apparel Production” – Ed. by Catherine Fairhurst, Textile Institute, Woodhead Publications Limited, Cambridge.

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