Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course might be given in English. Optional for: I3lp, M4, M4lp. Course coordinator: Annika Olsson,, Förpackningslogistik. Assessment: Examination will be made both on an individual level by a written exam and on group level. During the course there will be given a case that should be presented as a technical report and an oral presentation. Home page:

The purpose with the course, is to give students an overall view and understanding of packaging development and packaging systems and their role in society.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

The course is based on lectures with lecturers from the department and from industry. The lectures deal with packaging development for different product applications. Furthermore the lectures include areas as different packaging material, printing techniques, marketing aspects and environmental aspects. A study visit at Tetra Pak is included for packaging material production. The major part of the course is based on a project work in group, where the students should suggest and evaluate a packaging system for a consumer product.

Jönson, Johnsson: Packaging Technology for the Logistician, 3rd edition LTH, 2000.
Pocket book of Packaging, Packforsk, Stockholm, 2001
Clement & Sörensen: About packaging; design and production, Danish carton makers association
During the course additional material such as articles, and lecturers presentations will be handed out or put on LUVIT.