COURSE UNIT TITLE

: INVESTIGATION OF LONGITUDINAL AND CROSS-SECTIONAL PROPERTIES OF FIBERS USING MICROSCOPE TECHNIQUES

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
TKS 5014 INVESTIGATION OF LONGITUDINAL AND CROSS-SECTIONAL PROPERTIES OF FIBERS USING MICROSCOPE TECHNIQUES ELECTIVE 2 2 0 8

Offered By

Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences

Level of Course Unit

Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Course Coordinator

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR ÜMIT HALIS ERDOĞAN

Offered to

Textile Engineering
M.Sc. Textile Engineering

Course Objective

To analyze the longitudinal and cross sectional images of fibers by different microscopic techniques (Projection microscopy, optical microscopy, Polarize and electron microscopy). To teach preparation of sample. To investigate the images of fibers

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   To be able to compare the different microscopes used in textile investigations
2   To be able to use different microscopes used in textile investigations
3   To be able to prepare the fiber sample for optical observation
4   To relate the fundamental optical definitions and working principles of microscopes
5   To distinguish the cross sectional and longitudinal images of fibers

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Different types of microscopes used for textile investigations and general definition of their properties (fluoresans microscope, polarize microscope etc.).
2 Different types of electron microscopes and their general properties.
3 Sample preparation techniques for electron microscopy observations.
4 Cross-sectioning techniques (microtome, and metal plate) and their applications.
5 Preparations of cross sections of different fibers (cotton, wool, flax, PES and PA) and practices.
6 Permanent sample preparation techniques and practices.
7 Investigation of permanent samples by optical and projection microscope.
8 To take photos of cross sectional and longitudinal views of samples and practices
9 Measurment with photo-microscope and practices.
10 Midterm exam.
11 Fluorescence microscope practices on fibers.
12 Determination of maturity of cotton fibers by polarize microscopy.
13 Separation of different fibers and measurements of birefringence by polarized microscope.
14 Practice on working principle of electron microscope and on electron microscope images of fiber samples.

Recomended or Required Reading

- Tekstil Mikroskopisi, Prof. Dr. Gülseren Yazıcıoğlu-1996 EÜ Müh. Fakültesi Yayınları
No:34
- Microscopy of Textile Fibers Graves PH, Royal Microscopical Society Microscopy
Handbooks-1995
- Atlas of Fibre Fracture and Damage to Textiles Hearle, J.W.S., Lomas, B. and Cooke,
W.D. Woodhead Publishing /The Textile Institute 2nd Ed 1998
- Pratical Fiber Identification, David M. Hall, Auburn University, 2nd ed. 1982.
Physical Principles of Electron Microscopy: An Introduction to TEM, SEM, and AEM,
Ray F. Egerton Springer; 2005)
- Electron Microscopy and Analysis, Third Edition Peter J. Goodhew, Taylor & Francis; 3
edition 2000
- Light and Electron Microscopy Ed.Henry S. Slayter, Cambridge University Press 1992

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Presentation+laboratory practice+homework+reports+scientific discussion

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
2 ASG ASSIGNMENT
3 FIN FINAL EXAM
4 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE * 0.25 + ASG *0.25 +FIN *0.50
5 RST RESIT
6 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE * 0.25 + ASG *0.25 +RST *0.50


Further Notes About Assessment Methods

Practices include laboratory homeworks.

Assessment Criteria

MD * 025 + AS *025 +FN *050

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

Doç. Dr. Ümit Halis Erdoğan
Dokuz Eylül University
Engineering Faculty
Department of Textile Engineering
Tınaztepe Campus
Buca Izmir
Phone:0232 301 7734
e-mail: umit.erdogan@deu.edu.tr

Office Hours

Tuesday: 15.00-17.00
Thursday:13.00-17.00

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 13 2 26
Case study 13 2 26
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 13 3 39
Preparation for midterm exam 1 10 10
Preparation for final exam 1 14 14
Preparing assignments 1 20 20
Preparing presentations 2 14 28
Preparing the laboratory notebook 1 10 10
Reading 1 12 12
Midterm 1 2 2
Final 1 2 2
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 189

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

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LO.25445454333
LO.35445454333
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