Liberec, Czech Republic

Design, production, modelling and analysis of linear textile structure and products

when 5 September 2022 - 7 September 2022
language English
duration 1 week

The Faculty of Textile Engineering of Technical University of Liberec was established in the year 1960. The technologies and their innovation, new concepts of modelling of fibrous assemblies and new methods for textile structure evaluation is essential part of its research activities.

The Summer School offers a small tasting of textile design, production, modelling and analysis. The main topic concentrates to linear textile structures which are a part of 2D and 3D hierarchical textile. Understanding the laws, limitations and context among the linear textile structures and their other properties allow modelling and innovation of linear products and better understanding of flat or three-dimensional fabrics produced eg. by weaving or knitting for various kinds of application.

Getting acquainted with basic principles of spinning including the terms used for linear textile description.
Creation of staple yarn for standard use.
Design and production of linear textile for specific application.
Modelling of selected linear textile parameters based known theories.
Verification of selected properties of own prepared linear structures in laboratory.
Practical experience with evaluation of selected qualitative characteristics from its cross-sections and longitudinal views via Image Analysis NIS Elements.

Detailed program and study material will be delivered to accepted participant before event. The preliminary program is available with all details on the official web sites. The guided tour through TUL campus and selected laboratories as the supporting program for those interested will be realized.

Department of technologies and structures, Faculty of Textile Engineering Technical University of Liberec, Čížkova 2 Liberec, building B.
When the pandemic does not allow traveling, it will take place with a modified program online via google meet platform.

Course leader

Tutors: Ing. Petra Jirásková, Ph.D., Ing. Iva Mertová, Ph.D., Ing. Gabriela Krupincová, Ph.D.
( for further information)

Target group

The Summer School gives space to everyone - students of bachelor or master study program related to textile or laymen, who is interested in the topic of Summer School 2022 from Czech Republic or abroad.

Course aim

Main aim of this Summer School is to introduce the textile structure and thanks to methods learning by doing allow the participants get to know them.

Credits info

The Certificate of study confirmation after successful completion of the course will be delivered.

Fee info

EUR 0: Course fee - Free of charge.
EUR 0: There is possible to book the accommodation at Students dormitories and take meal in canteen of TUL. The detailed information is available on the web sites. Expected costs can range from approximately 27 Eur - 40 Eur.