14IGI36 - Finishing and packaging

Course specification
Course titleFinishing and packaging
Study programmeMaterial Engineering
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ConditionPrinting basicsОблик условљености
    The goalThe aim of this course is to inform students on the procedures of modern industrial bookbindery finishing; to train them to manage and to improve bookbindery department; to inform them on the forms of paper and cardboard packaging; to teach them how to make certain forms of paper and cardboard for packaging; to inform them on the most important properties of paper and cardboard as packaging material; to make them capable to manage and improve department for production of paper and cardboard for packaging.
    The outcomeThe student is qualified to organize and manage the procedure of bookbindery finishing of the most complex graphical products, as well as to participate in the process of production of the paper and cardboard packaging units.
    Contents of lecturesClassification of covers for books and other similar publications. Components of the bindings and bound books. Graphical finishing as a technological process. Basic finishing operations. Properties and application of bookbindery materials. Production of paper-soft covers. Production of cardboard-hard covers. Covering systems. Finishing of newspapers and magazines. Classification of packaging paper, cardboard and pasteboard. Classification of packaging products made of paper, cardboard and pasteboard. Properties of packaging paper, cardboard and pasteboard of importance for their application in packaging industry. Method of production of packaging material from chromoboard. Method of production of corrugated cardboard. Method of production of packing material from pasteboard. Methods of production of paper bags and sacks.
    Contents of exercisesCalculation exercises. Demonstration of technological process for production of the books with paper-soft covers and cardboard-hard covers. Visit to a printing shop to learn more about modern technological processes for finishing of printed publications. Visit to a factory manufacturing paper and cardboard packing. Classes, calculation exercises, demonstrations, seminar paper.
    1. Milorad Zrilić, Predrag Živković, Interna skripta Katedre za GI, TMF, 2013. (Original title)
    2. Nikolić S., Zrilić M., Grafičke mašine, TMF, Beograd, 2006. (Original title)
    3. Martin A. Finishing Processes in Printing, Focal Press, London, 1984. (Original title)
    4. Konstantinović V, Tehnologija grafičke dorade, Zavod za izdavanje udžbenika , Beograd, 2004. (Original title)
    5. Crnčević V.:Ambalaža za životne namirnice, Privredni pregled, Beograd, 1980. (Original title)
    6. Stričević N.: Suvremena ambalaža I i II, Školska knjiga, Zagreb, 1982. (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingLectures, computational excercises, seminar, homeworks, written exam.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lectures5Test paper50
    Practical lessons10Oral examination