Introduction to Paper Technology

Module number: 16-16-5010

Term: Winter semester
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. S. Schabel
Credit-Points: 4 CP
Assesment methods: Oral exam 30 to 45 min
Classification: WP Bachelor MPE

The content of the lecture includes:

  • Paper history
  • Key economic data for paper production and processing
  • Forest history
  • Manufacture of pulp for paper making (mechanical pulp, cellulose, mineral fillers)
  • Recovered paper recycling
  • Paper production and finishing processes
  • Innovative paper products
  • Process water treatment
  • Environmental protection and sustainability

Lecture documents

The documents for the lecture are provided in moodle.

Recommended literature

Bos: Das Papierbuch, EPN Verlag, 1999.

Blechschmidt: Taschenbuch der Papiertechnik, Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, 2010.

John D. Peel: Paper Science and Manufacture, Angus Wilde Publications Inc., 1999.