14IIM45 - Packaging materials

Course specification
Course titlePackaging materials
Study programme
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ConditionPrinting technology basics, Metal materials, Ceramic materials, Polymer materialsОблик условљености
    The goalIntroducing the student s to the: types, roles and functions of the packaging; most common materials for maufacturing of packaging; area of application of the particular packaging materials and shapes; properties of packaging materials of importance for their application; manufcturing of most common packaging shapes. Acquiring the knowledge necessary for improving in the field of packaging.
    The outcomeStudents are trained to independently select appropriate material and packaging shape for packaging of the certain product. Students know how to apply and how to manufacter most common packaging products.
    Contents of lecturesClasification and functions of packaging. Assurance of packaging functions. Criteria for selection of packaging shape. Legislation in the field of packaging. Types and properies of glass used for packaging. Manufacturing of glass containers. Apllication of glass containers. Metals and alloys used for packaging (stainless and tinplate steels, aluminium and aluminium alloys). Types of metal packaging. Processing of metals and alloys for packaging applications. Types and properies of plastic materials used for packaging. Manufacturing the packaging of plastic materials. Apllication of plastic packaging. Manufacturing of the multilayer laminated flexible packaging materials and packaging products. Application of flexible laminated materials. Other packaging materials: wood, rubber, textile...
    Contents of exercisesComputational excercises. Visiting the factories of packaging materials.
    1. Nenad Stričević, Suvremena ambalaža 1 i 2, Školska knjiga, Zagreb, 1982 (Original title)
    2. Ivan Vujković, Kata Galić, Martin Vereš, Ambalaža za pakiranje namirnica, Tectus, Zagreb, 2007. (Original title)
    3. Vlastimir Crnković, Ambalaža za životne namirnice, Privredni pregled, Beograd, 1980. (Original title)
    4. Zakon o ambalaži i ambalažnom otpadu, Skupština Republike Srbije, 2009 (Original title)
    5. Packaging Materials, Metals Packaging for Foodstuffs, Peter K.T. Oldring and Ulrich Nehring, Inter. Life Sci. Institute, 2007 (Original title)
    6. Aluminum Alloys for Packaging, J.G.Morris, TMS, 1993. (Original title)
    7. V. Lazić, D. Novaković, Ambalaža i životna sredina, Tehnološki fakultet, Novi Sad, 2010. (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 lessons40Oral examination