14IGI32 - Pre-press

Course specification
Course titlePre-press
Study programmeMaterial Engineering
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ConditionОблик условљености
      The goalLearning about principles of digital photography, scanning, editing bit-mapped illustrations, hardproofing, softproofing and imposition. Learning about specific pre-press requirements for certain prinitng techniques. Training the sudents to work, lead and improve pre--press department in printing house, independent pre-press studio or graphic design agency.
      The outcomeThe students are informed on principles and basic operation in pre-press. The students can practicaly realize pre-press procedures according to selected printing techniqe. They are also able to improve pre-press department in which they would work.
      Contents of lecturesPrinciples of graphic reproduction. Photometric, densitometric and spectrophotometric values and measurements. Color theory. Color separation. Image digitalization. A/D convertors. Elementary photographic techniques. Elementary scanning techniques. Editing bit-maps. Elements of printing sheet (signature). Imposition basics. Output files for CtP or digital printing. Color separation and generating the screen. RIP and workflow. Color management basics. Standardization of graphic reproduction.
      Contents of exercisesScanning. Photographing. Digital image editing. Electronic imposition. Creating output files. Working with RIP. Apllzing the color management procedures.
      1. P. Živković, Interna skripta – Priprema za štampanje I, Katedra za GI, TMF, 2013. (Original title)
      2. Abhay Sharma, Understanding color management, Delmar Learning, 2004 ISBN 9781401814472 (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      Methods of teachingLectures; practical excercises; seminar.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures5Test paper50
      Practical lessons10Oral examination