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Silvia Apprich

FH-Prof.in Dipl.-Ing.in Dr.in 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: OG3.F.12
Helmut Qualtinger Gasse 2
1030 Wien


Lectures 2020/21

Applied Life Sciences

> Fundamentals of Packaging Technology ILV
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Fundamentals of Packaging Technology ILV

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

3SWS
6ECTS

Lecture contents

In this course basic information about the bachelor-programme at FHCW is given and the distance- and on-site-period organized.
Introduction to packaging technology as a technical science comprises scientific practice and specific packaging technology. Requirements of foodstuffs on packaging will be presented and the most important characteristics of packaging materials discussed. Sustainability will be a focus of attention.

Assessment methods

Integrated course with immanent examinations
Scientific Work (20 P), assigned work task (20 P), student participation/intermediate exams (30 P), final written examination (30 P)
100 P, 60 P to pass

Teaching methods

Blended learning consisting of lectures, workshops, student presentations and E-learning-units.

Language

German

> Filling-Good-Characteristics and Requirements ILV
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Filling-Good-Characteristics and Requirements ILV

Lector: FH-Prof.in Dipl.-Ing.in Dr.in Silvia Apprich

3SWS
6ECTS

Lecture contents

In this course an overview is given of the most important food ingredients and basic food chemistry.
In focus are mechanisms of food degradation and procedures and technologies to maintain the qualitiy level of foodstuffs and prolong shelf life. Requirements of foodstuffs on packaging are deducted from degradation mechanisms for the most important food groups.
In addition to foodstuffs requirements of pharmaceuticals, chemical products and cosmetics on packaging are discussed.

Assessment methods

Integrated course with immanent examinations. 100 points, 60 points to pass

Teaching methods

Blended learning consisting of lectures, workshops, student presentations and E-learning-units.

Language

German

> Microbiology and Hygiene VO
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Microbiology and Hygiene VO

Lector: FH-Prof.in Dipl.-Ing.in Dr.in Silvia Apprich

1SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

In this course you will get basic knowledge about cell building and cell structure, habitats of microorganisms, as well as about areas of application for microorganisms. You will learn about metabolic pathways of bacteria.
Another focus will be on visualisation via microscopy, and on basic techniques regarding cultivation and determination of microorganisms.
Moreover, some information will be given on the term "hygiene".

Assessment methods

Integrated course with immanent examinations. 100 points, 60 points to pass

Teaching methods

This course is designed as a lecture. Thus, lectures by the teacher will be combined with students´work (e-learning) und presentations by students. Moreover, the students will be encouraged by the lecturer to ask critical questions.

Language

German

> Metal ILV
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Metal ILV

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

2.5SWS
5ECTS

Lecture contents

Tin
• Packaging related properties
• Aging and corrosion
• Production process
• Quality assessment
• Specifications
• Processing techniques
• Types of packaging
• Sustainability
Aluminium
• Packaging related properties
• Aging and corrosion
• Production process
• Quality assessment
• Specifications
• Processing techniques
• Types of packaging
• Sustainability

Case Study: production, monitoring, documentation and sustainability for metal packaging

Assessment methods

Integrated course with immanent examinations
100 P, 60 P to pass

Teaching methods

Blended learning consisting of lectures, workshops, student presentations and E-learning-units.

> Bachelorthesis SE
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Bachelorthesis SE

Lector: FH-Prof.in Dipl.-Ing.in Dr.in Silvia Apprich

2SWS
10ECTS

Lecture contents

The students receive guidance and support while developing the appropriate research design, drafting the concept and during writing of their bachelor thesis.
The bachelor thesis 2 is an additional work protocol of their work experience, which should be documented and scientifically reflected. The research questions chosen during the work experience result in the topic of the bachelor thesis 2.

Assessment methods

Modul exam

Teaching methods

Seminar

Language

German

> Professional Traineeship PR
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Professional Traineeship PR

Lector: FH-Prof.in Dipl.-Ing.in Dr.in Silvia Apprich

0SWS
19ECTS

Lecture contents

Students are working on a specific assignment with the guidance of a discipline-specific person. During the work experience the technical knowledge, methodical expertise and social competences are applied and strengthened in the aspired field of work.

Assessment methods

Modul exam

Teaching methods

Practical application

> Reflection of Professional Traineeship SE
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Reflection of Professional Traineeship SE

Lector: FH-Prof.in Dipl.-Ing.in Dr.in Silvia Apprich

1SWS
1ECTS

Lecture contents

In the form of individual discussions and group discussions, experiences and procedures are discussed and reflected upon during the internship.

Assessment methods

Modul exam

Teaching methods

Practical application

> Scientific Working ILV
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Scientific Working ILV

Lector: FH-Prof.in Dipl.-Ing.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

Formative assessment (including assessment methods such as preliminary test, intermediate test, homework, students´ collaboration, and final exam)
Code of Conduct 10 points
Scientific literature search 15 points
Peer review & DoE 15 points
DoE calculation 15 points
Power point presentation 15 points
Final Exam 35 points

Grading scale: 90 points and more…grade 1, 89-80 points…grade 2, 79-70 points…grade 3, 69-60 points…grade 4, less than 60 points…grade 5

Teaching methods

Blended learning including learning methods such as

frontal teaching,
distance learning,
exercises,
work tasks,
students´ presentations,
etc.

Language

English

> Master Seminar SE
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Master Seminar SE

Lector: FH-Prof.in Dipl.-Ing.in Dr.in Silvia Apprich

1.5SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

Students have to conduct a Master thesis (16 ECTS) in English, present the topic and results within the Master seminar (3 ECTS) and pass a final Master’s exam (2 ECTS).

The Master thesis serves the evidence that the student is able to work on a scientific topic independently. The selected topic has to be related to packaging technology and/or sustainability.

Assessment methods

-

Teaching methods

-

> Master Thesis MT
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Master Thesis MT

Lector: FH-Prof.in Dipl.-Ing.in Dr.in Silvia Apprich

0SWS
18ECTS

Lecture contents

Students have to conduct a Master thesis (16 ECTS) in English, present the topic and results within the Master seminar (3 ECTS) and pass a final Master’s exam (2 ECTS).
The Master thesis serves the evidence that the student is able to work on a scientific topic independently. The selected topic has to be related to packaging technology and/or sustainability.

Assessment methods

-

Teaching methods

-

> Packaging Development and Design ILV
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Packaging Development and Design ILV

Lector: FH-Prof.in Dipl.-Ing.in Dr.in Silvia Apprich

3SWS
6ECTS

Lecture contents

- Success factors in packaging development and design,
- design classics,
- best practice examples,
- eco-design,
- design for recycling,
- industrial design,
- trends and target groups.

Assessment methods

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.