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Silvia Apprich

FH-Prof. DI Dr. Silvia Apprich

Head of Sustainable Management of Resources, Industrial Packaging Technology, Packaging Technology and Sustainability


T: +43 1 606 68 77-3581
F: +43 1 606 68 77-3589

Room: F.2.20
Favoritenstraße 222
1100 Wien


Lectures 2022/23

Applied Life Sciences

> Fundamentals of Packaging Technology ILV
Industrial Packaging Technology more

Fundamentals of Packaging Technology ILV

Lector: FH-Prof.in DI.in Dr.in Silvia Apprich, Dr.in Mary Grace Wallis

3SWS
6ECTS

Lecture contents

- Getting started with studies (e.g. finding a group, self-organisation, mutual expectations, organisation of distance and attendance phases, development of the study programme culture).
- Basics of academic work (writing academic texts, quoting, researching)
- Packaging-specific terminology, definitions
- Functions of packaging
- Influence of packaging on shelf life/deterioration
- Property profiles of the essential filling goods
- Trends in the packaging market
- Sustainability issues in packaging technology
- CV, Letter of Motivation (in English)

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Scientific teamwork, scientific individual work, work assignments, final examination

Teaching methods

Blended learning, consisting of lectures by teachers, practical exercises, presentations by students and e-learning units.

Language

German

> Metal ILV
Industrial Packaging Technology more

Metal ILV

Lector: FH-Prof.in DI.in Dr.in Silvia Apprich, Ing. Bernd Henzinger, Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Martin Kornfeld, MBA

2.5SWS
5ECTS

Lecture contents

Rigid metal packaging
- Packaging steel - manufacturing process (TP, ECCS, BP)
- Properties of packaging steel
- Manufacturing process 2- or 3-part tinplate/aluminium cans (painting, printing, deep drawing, roll forming, welding......)
- Packaging variants and characteristics
- Quality standards
- Manufacturing process for stretch-drawn DWI cans
- Manufacturing process for tubes/monobloc containers using the impact extrusion process
- Applications and types of rigid metal packaging
- Cans - Sterilisation
- Recycling & Life Cycle Assessment
Flexible aluminium-based packaging
- Production of aluminium and aluminium foil
- Finishing technologies
- Applications and packaging types/specifications
- Packaging properties
- Metallurgy and corrosion
- Quality testing
Sustainability
Case studies/group work within the framework of the above-mentioned contents

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
written, open questions or multiple/single choice

Teaching methods

Blended learning, consisting of lectures by lecturers, practical exercises, presentations by students and e-learning units.

Language

German

> Paper ILV
Industrial Packaging Technology more

Paper ILV

Lector: FH-Prof.in DI.in Dr.in Silvia Apprich

2SWS
4ECTS

Lecture contents

> Raw materials and additives
> Paper and board production
> Paper machine technology
> Packaging properties of paper and board
> Paper and board grades and their different applications

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Written tests

Teaching methods

blended learning, consisting of lectures by lecturers, practical exercises, presentations by students and e-learning units.

Language

German

> Scientific Working ILV
Packaging Technology and Sustainability more

Scientific Working ILV

Lector: FH-Prof.in DI.in Dr.in Silvia Apprich, FH-Prof.in DIin DIin Dr.in Victoria Krauter

1.5SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

- Literature survey databases
- How to prepare a scientific text
- Citation of scienitific literature
- Avoiding plagiarism
- Presentation techniques
- Basics in design of experiment (DoE)

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Continuous assessment (including assessment methods such as preliminary test, intermediate test, homework, students´ collaboration, and final exam)

Teaching methods

Blended learning (including learning methods such as frontal teaching, distance learning, exercises, work tasks, students´ presentations, etc.)

Language

English

Publications

The publications of Silvia Apprich written at FH Campus Wien can be found in our publication database, others in the personal web space.