MBIP5 - Packaging materials

Course specification
Course titlePackaging materials
Study programme
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ConditionОблик условљености
    The goalAcquiring knowledge about the use of classical and modern packing materials from the point of view of structure, properties, processing and functional characteristics during the production of packaging for biotechnology.
    The outcomeStudent is enabled to analyse critically the choice of packing material and process of production at the base of packing demands for biotechnological products.
    Contents of lectures• Introduction: definition of packing materials, functions and classification of packaging • Metall packaging: metal materials and properties, metal packaging materials, ..., corrosion, interaction of metal packaging and content • Glass pakciging: classes of glass, properties of glass, ..., interaction of glass packaging and content • Poymer packaging: structure and properties of polymer materials, properties and production process of polymer materials, ..., interaction of packaging and content, biodegradable polymer materials, edible ppolymer packaging. • Paper and carton packaging: paper, carton, properties of paper and carton, classification of paper and carton, packaging paper, classes of paper packaging .... • Multilayer packaging: classes of multilayer packaging, processing of multilayer packaging, other materials, glues, color, gloss, solvents, barrier properties of multilayer packing materials, preparation of multilayer materials, uses of multilayer packaging and packaging prepared from barrier materials, • Wood packaging: properties of wood, classes of wood for packaging production, forms of wood packaging... • Methods of packaging: vacuum packaging, hot packaging, packing under sterile conditions, pasteurization and sterilization of packaging. • New technologies in packaging: active and smart packaging, packing in controlled atmosphere... • Standards ... related to main demands for packaging in order to be put in trade, markings in packaging, security marks, barcode
    Contents of exercises
    1. R. Jančić-Hajneman, R. Aleksić, SAVREMENI AMBALAŽNI MATERIJALI, Beleške sa predavanja, CD, TMF, 2013.; (Original title)
    2. 2. A. Emblem, H.Emblem, PACKAGING TECHNOLOGY-FUNDAMENTALS, MATERIALS AND PROCESSES, Woodhead Publishing Limited, Oxford, 2012, ISBN 978-1-84569-665-8 (Original title)
    3. 3. R.Coles, D. MCDowell, M.J. Kirwan, FOOD PACKAGING TECHNOLOGY, Blackwell Publishing, CRC Press, London, 2003, ISBN 1–84127–221–3 (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingLectures with presentation and exercices and videoanimation.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lectures10Test paper
    Practical lessonsOral examination60