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Swayam Central

Textile Finishing

By Prof. Kushal Sen   |   IIT Delhi
This course would cover the science and application of various finishing processes based on the need and chemistry of the fibres, namely, cellulose based, protein based and synthetics. Fundaments of the techniques and the chemistry finishing agents, mechanisms applicable to various finishing techniques. Some introduction to relevant machines and characterization of finished fabrics would also be covered.

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Students of first year B.Sc (Physics / Mathematics ) and first year B.E courses.
PREREQUISITES: Should have knowledge of fibres, preferably of preparatory processes and dyeing
INDUSTRY SUPPORT: Textile Industry, particularly chemical processing industry

Learners enrolled: 924

SUMMARY

Course Status : Ongoing
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 29 Jul 2019
End Date : 18 Oct 2019
Exam Date : 16 Nov 2019
Category :
  • Textile Engineering
  • Level : Undergraduate
    This is an AICTE approved FDP course

    COURSE LAYOUT

    Week 1: Introduction , general classification of finishes, mechanical finishing; sanforization
    Week 2: Wrinkle-resist finishing, need, general approach for obtaining finished product
    Week 3: Cross-linking agents, catalysts needed, process and evaluation
    Week 4: Stiffeners and softeners
    Week 5: Waterproof, water repellent, waterproof breathable finishing
    Week 6: Flame retardants and finishing thereof
    Week 7: Antimicrobial finishing ; bio-polishing
    Week 8: Soil repellency and soil release finishing
    Week 9: Finishing of wool; milling, setting, shrink-resistant finishing, special finishing of silk
    Week 10: Energy efficient technology; Low liquor application and foam finishing
    Week 11: Finishing of synthetics; Heat setting , Antistatic and other special finishing
    Week 12: Mangles, driers and Stenters

    BOOKS AND REFERENCES

    1. Functional Finishes for Textiles; Improving Comfort, Performance and Protection, Edited by Roshan Paul. 
    2. Textile Finishing: Recent Developments and Future Trends; KL Mittal and T Bahners

    INSTRUCTOR BIO



    Prof. Kushal Sen is Currently a Professor in the Department of Textile Technology, IIT Delhi. Areas of specialization include textile chemical processing, texturing, and structure-property correlation.

    COURSE CERTIFICATE

    • The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
    • The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
    • Date and Time of Exams: 16 November 2019, Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
    • Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
    • The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
    • Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

    CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE
    • Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course. 
    • Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
    • Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

    YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75
    • If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.
    • Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Madras. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.
    • Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies are being discontinued from July 2019 semester and will not be dispatched

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