Biomimetics in Textiles

İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi
LEVEL
Master
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
75
PERIOD
21/02/2022 to 03/06/2022

Course Description

Course Description: Definition of biomimetic. Biomimetic concepts in textiles. Biomimetic in fibers, comparison of biological and synthetic materials. Mimicking plants for super hydrophobicity, self-cleaning, drag reduction. Multifunctional properties and surface structures of plant leaves. Mimicking aquatic animals for low hydrodynamic drag and its applications in swimwear. Mimicking birds for light coloration, camouflage, insulation and aerodynamic lift. Mimicking fur and skin of polar bear in thermal insulation. Mimicking spider web for biological self-assembly. Mimicking biological systems for self-healing and sensory-aid devices. Self-assembling systems: Fabricating nanowires using bioscaffold. Self-assembling systems: Nanofiber peptide and protein scaffolds. Artificial muscles using electroactive polymers. Biomimetic and sustainability relation for least environmental impact. Reality, challenges and outlook in textile biomimetic. Course Objectives: To learn biomimetic concept and principles. To have information on biomimetic application in textiles. To understand the relation between biomimetic and sustainability.

Subject area

Chemistry Materials

Educational-info

Day of the weeks

42 h - 14 weeks

ECTS

75

Validation mode

Continuous control

Organizer

Partner

İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi

Faculty

Graduate School

Department

Innovative Technical Textiles

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