Technical Textiles

Lecturer Gries
Lecture hours see RWTH online
Scope L2/E2 (6 CP)
Script script available during lecture and from study advice office
Exam written
Course program Master
Semester summer

This lecture is taught in German only. For your convenience we have translated the contents.

In this lecture, high performance fibers (e.g. carbon) and fibers as well as textile structures are the focus of the first part. In the second part, we cover a wide range of applications of technical textiles. Practical lab exercises on our machines, calculation exercises and excursions complete the lecture.

The topics:

  1. High performance fibers
  2. High performance and plied yarns
  3. Textile structures for technical textiles
  4. Coating processes
  5. Joining of technical textiles
  6. Textile testing for technical textiles
  7. Applications of technical textiles
    • Automotive
    • Air and space
    • Protective textiles
    • Textiles for buildings
    • Geotextiles
    • Smart textiles
    • Medical textiles