Courses of Study 2021-2022 
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Courses of Study 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FSAD 2370 - Structural Fabric Design

Fall. 3 credits. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: FSAD 1350 .

L. Shepherd.

This course provides a basic understanding of how fabrics are formed and the relationship between fabric structure and fabric performance. Students completing this class will have a strong understanding of common fabric structures, be able to identify fabric structure visually and appreciate the relationship between fabric construction and performance in apparel and other end uses.

Outcome 1: Master the vocabulary of textile structures from fiber through finished fabric.

Outcome 2: Understand the basic processes used to form common textile materials.

Outcome 3: Learn to represent fabrics graphically and understand the relationship between actual fabric structures and computer drawings.

Outcome 4: Be able to identify the structure of a given fabric visually and describe that fabric using standard diagramming (graphing) techniques, notation and language.

Outcome 5: Calculate basic fabric properties such as cover and fabric weight.

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