TE-4000: Project & Thesis

3 Hours/Week                                                                   Credit 1.50*


For successful completion of course work every students shall submit a project report on his project work, which would be selected and approved by the department. Every candidate shall be required to appear at an comprehensive oral examination on a date fixed by the head of the department and must satisfy the examiners that he is capable of intelligently applying the results of this research to the solution of problems of undertaking independent work and also afford evidence of satisfactory knowledge related to the theory and technique used in his research work.

HSS-4501: Industrial Sociology & Business Law

3 Hours/Week Credit: 3.00


Definition and Usage: Definition of sociology; Nature of sociology; Importance of sociology; Importance of industrial sociology.


Social Research: Meaning and definition; Importance of social research; Problems involved in social research; Different methods of social research.


Scope of Sociology: Micro and macro sociology; Some fundamental concepts; Society from savagery to civilization (table); Social evolution and techniques of production; Social structure of Bangladesh; Oriental and occidental societies: feudalism.


Industrial Revolution:  The growth of capitalism; Features; Social consequences; Social fascism.


Urban Ecology: City; Pre industrial and industrial; Growth and nature of cities in Bangladesh; Rural sociology; Features of village community in Bangladesh; Urban Rural contrast; Social structure of the tribal people of Bangladesh.


Social Pathology: Crime; Juvenile delinquency; Causes of juvenile delinquency; Remedies of juvenile delinquency; Slum.


Social Mobility: Social mobility as a process; The mobility ethics; Factors contributing to social mobility.


Social Stratification: Definition; Open and closed social system, Theories of social stratification; Global stratification; Racial and ethnic stratification; Gender stratification.


Concept of Work: Work and art; Nature of industrial work; Work ideology; Work values; Role of work in man’s life; Work and mental health; Work attitudes; Work involvement; The motivation to work; Work satisfaction; Commitment to industrial work; Development and commitment of the industrial labor force in Bangladesh.


Worker and the Factory: The factory system; Its characteristics; The formal relations of production in the factory system.


Industrial Bureaucracy: The executive in the industrial bureaucracy; The role of worker; Industrial production and the worker’s role; Social Relations at work; Management as a social elite.


Commercial Law

Law of Contract: Definition, rules of offer and acceptance, consideration, types of contract, breach of contract, contract through agents, Laws relating to sales of goods, negotiable instruments, carriage of goods by Land and sea, Law of insolvency.

The Companies Act 1994.Partnership act.Other Acts: Trade Marks Act 1940 Patent Design Act, 1911,Standard Weight and measure Ordinance, 1982


Industrial Law

Factories Act, 1965: Health, Hygiene, Welfare and Safety measures, Working Hours, Employment of young persons, Leave and Holidays, etc.


Industrial Relations Ordinance, 1969: Importance of study of Industrial Relations, Trade Unions, Unfair Labor Practice, Collective Bargaining Agent (CBA), Strikes and Lock out  Court and Labor Appellate  Tribunal.


Employment of Labor (Standing Orders Act, 1965): Conditions of Employment, Recruitment procedure, Classification of workers, Leave and holidays, Stoppage of work, Calculation of period of continuous service, lay-off etc. Retirement, Dismissal, Punishment, Termination, Penalties and Provident Fund Rules.


Payment and Wages Act, 1936: Difference between Salary and Wages, Wages calculation; Responsibility of wage payment; Deductions, Fines, etc, Workmen; Compensation Act, 1923;Companies Profits (Workers; Participation) Act, 1968.;Maternity Benefit Act, BEPZA Act

CSE-4701: Introduction to Microprocessor, Robotics and Control Engineering          

3 Hours/Week                         Credit: 3.00


Microprocessor: Introduction to different types of microprocessors; Microprocessor architecture; Instruction set; I/O operations; Interrupt structure; Interfacing and Interfacing Ics; Microprocessor based system design.


Robotics: Introduction to robotics; Industrial robots; Robot structure and robot configuration; Robot drive and control systems; Robot sensors; Robot applications.


Control Engineering: Introduction to control systems and their representation; Different types of control systems- hydraulic and pneumatic control systems; Elements of electro-mechanical controls; Introduction to digital computer control.

TE-4603: Environmental Pollution and Control

3hrs/week      Credit: 3.00


Environmental Challenges: Definition of environment; Soil erosion; Desertification; Biodiversity loss; Deforestation; Water pollution; Fisheries resources; Large dam projects; Climate change; Urbanization; Greenhouse effects and global warming; Acid rain; Green chemistry; Carbon foot print; Effluents and their effects on environment; Related health issues.


Pollution and its effects: Definition of pollution; The atmosphere and its structure; Types of pollution and pollutants; Toxicity of textile dyes and chemicals.


Types of Textile Pollution and its Control and Treatment


Air Pollution: Definition; Emission and control technology; Criteria setting.


Noise Pollution: General consideration; Evaluation of industrial noise sources; Methods and techniques to control and reduce noise level.


Water Pollution: Water quality parameters (pH, color, turbidity, dissolved solids, BOD, COD etc.); Textile wet processing effluents and their characteristics; Various types of effluent treatment methods (physical, chemical and biological) and disposal systems; Electro-chemical technology for textile effluents treatment; Wastewater quality standard for disposal to environment; Reduction of textile wastewater using automatic process control; Reclamation and reuse; Filtration; Effects of textile waste on environment; Heavy metal contamination; Cost analysis.


Solid Waste Management: Composition of solid wastes; Sludge management; Collection systems and alternatives for treatment and re-use; Cost analysis.


Regulatory Issues

Environmental Policy and Law: Environmental law of Bangladesh; Role of the governmental and non-governmental organizations in the protection and conservation of environment in Bangladesh; International treaties (Health and industrial safety; Environmental regulatory affairs for dyes and pigments; Risk vs Hazard communication, penalties and compliance).

ISO 14000; WRAP certification; OKEO-Tex 100; GOTS; REACH; SA-8000.

TE-4602: Textile Testing and Quality Management-I (Sessional)           

3 Hours/Week             Credit: 1.50


Measurement of relative humidity using Wet-and-Dry Bulb Hygrometer; Determination of moisture regain by digital moisture meter; Determination of sliver count; Determination of count of cotton yarn in Ne (from yarn package) using Wrap Reel & Electronic balance; Determination of the amount of twist (TPI) in cotton yarn by digital twist tester; Determination of percentage of trash content in cotton fiber by trash analyzer; Identification of various types of textile fibers; Single & bundle fiber strength, length, finness identification

TE-4601: Textile Testing and Quality Management-I

4 Hours/Week             Credit: 4.00


Fiber Testing


Introduction: Definition of quality, quality control, quality assurance; Purpose of textile testing; Standard testing atmosphere; Queries and orders; Concept on calibration; Quality audits.


Sampling:  Introduction; Purpose of sampling; Principles of sampling; Methods of sampling; Sampling of fibers, slivers, rovings, yarns, fabrics and garments.


Textiles & Moistures: Introduction; Effect of moisture on physical, mechanical, dimensional and electrical  properties; Vapor pressure; Moisture content and moisture regain; Standard moisture regain of different fibers; Importance of moisture regain;  Relative humidity& measurement of relative humidity; Correct invoice weight; Methods of measurement of moisture in textiles.


Fiber Dimensions: Fiber length- mean length, staple length, effective length, span length, upper half mean length, upper quartile length, length dispersion and short fiber %.


Fineness & Maturity: Fiber fineness; Importance of fiber fineness in textile processing; Determination of fiber fineness; Maturity of fiber; Importance of maturity  in processing; Relationship between fineness and maturity; Methods of measurement of fiber maturity; Maturity ratio; Measurement of foreign matters in fiber sample.


Fiber Testing Instruments: Working principle of HVI & AFIS; Discussion of HVI & AFIS test parameters- SCI, Mic, Length, Maturity Index, Uniformity Index, UHML, SFI, Strength, Elongation, Moisture, Rd, +b, color grade, trash content, trash area, fluorescence, Mean length by weight, length variation by Weight, UQL(w), SFC(w), L(n), L(n) CV%, L (n) 5%, SFC (n), Fine(mtex), MAT, IFC%, Dust(Ctn/g) , dust size, UQL(w), SFC(w), VFM%; Nickerson-hunter scale.


Yarn Testing


Linear Density: Measurement of linear density of lap, sliver, roving and yarn; Counting systems; Different methods of measuring yarn count.


Yarn Twist: Definition and types of twist; Measurement of twist; Level of twist; Amount of twist for warp, weft, denim & knitted goods; Influence of twist on fabric properties.


Yarn Strength: Measurement of tensile strength of yarn- single thread, skein or lea strength test; Comparison of results; CRT, CRE and CRL methods.


Yarn Evenness: Principles of yarn evenness measurements (Uster Tester, Premier Tester etc.); Optical and capacitive methods; Index of irregularity; Limit of irregularity; Testing Parameters- Um%, CVm%, CV5m%, Index, thick, thin places, neps, hairiness; Spectrogram analysis; Length variance curves; Standard value of yarn testing parameters; Comparison of results with Uster statistics.


Yarn Hairiness: Definition of hairiness; Influencing factors; Zwigle& USTER hairiness tester and their measuring principles.