14IGI34 - Printing technology

Course specification
Course titlePrinting technology
Study programmeMaterial Engineering
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ConditionPrinting basicsОблик условљености
    The goalLearnign the basic knowledge of modern printing techniques. Training the student to include himself into existing production process, and to lead it. Learning how to choose appropriate printing technique for maing certain grpahic product. Training the student to solve problems that appears during printing.
    The outcomeThe student gain knowledge about possibilities of main printing techniques. The student is qualified to include himself into existing production process, and to lead it. The student is qualified to choose appropriate printing technique for making certain grpahic product. The student can participate in solving some problems that could appear in production.
    Contents of lecturesInk transfer under pressure in the nip. Letterpress. Flexo prinitng. Sheet-fed offset printing.Offset rotations. Waterless offset. Gravure. Pad prinitng. Silk printing. Digital prinitng: Ink-jet and electrophotography. Print finishing. Characteristic defect on prints made by different printing techniques. Recognizing, finding the cause of defect, preventing and eliminating the defects from prints. Selecting the optimal prinitng technique for certain product. Material and technical preparation of graphic production. Productivity of printing presses. Setting working norms. Calculation.
    Contents of exercisesCalculation exercises. Visit the printing shop to demonstrate the main printing techniques. Solving the practical problems.
    1. P. Živković, Tehnike štampanja, Interna skripta Katedre za GI, TMF, Beograd, 2008 (Original title)
    2. Helmut Kipphan, Handbuch der Printmedien Technologien und Produktionsverfahren, Springer Verlag, 2000. (Original title)
    3. R. Trajković, P. Živković, Štampanje I, TMF, Beograd, 2000 (Original title)
    4. M. Todorović, Mašine za digitalnu štampu, VPŠ, Beograd, 2006 (Original title)
    5. Peter Müller, Praxisfalle im Offsetdruck, polygraph Verlag GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, 1977 (Original title)
    6. Lehrbuch der Druckindustrie: Band 5 Tiefdruck, Polygraph Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, 1974 (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingLectures, computational excercises, visitng the prinitng house, seminar.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lectures5Test paper50
    Practical lessons10Oral examination