Digital Printing

Design and Graphic Arts
3 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 TP + 2,0 OT

Lecturer
- Rui Miguel Sardinha Proença
- Miguel Alexandre Pereira Sanches

Prerequisites
Not applicable

Objectives
Acquire knowledge about the technical digital printing (DP)process
Understand, distinguish and characterize: technologies, products, raw materials and consumables
Be aware of DP advantages
Identify types of works produced with DP
Demonstrate autonomy in operating with different DP equipment

Program
Digital Printing - introduction
Principles and basic components
Conventional Printing vs Digital
Advantages of Digital Printing
Technology of Digital Printing
Offset Digital or Computer to press
Electrophotography; ionography; Electrography; Magnetography; Photography; Ink Jet; Sublimation; Thermography
Main types of work in digital printing

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous:2/3Attendance.Criteria:5% attendance; Theo-Pract 65%; Theo.Assess.30%. Exempt: mark >= 10/20, Excluded final assessment: 2/3Attend and <10/20Theo-Pract. Final:Admitted >2/3 attendance and TP>=10/20. Theoretical exam.

Bibliography
- JOHNSON, H. (2004). Digital Printing Start-Up Guide (Digital Process and Print). : Thomson, Course Technolog
- JOHNSON, H. (2004). Mastering Digital Printing, Second Edition (Digital Process and Print). : Muska & Lipman
- KIPPHAN, H. (2001). Handbook of Print Media; Technologies and Production Methods. Berlim: Springer-Verlag
- Roland, . (0). Roland.Acedido em8 de setembro de 2015 em www.rolanddg.com

Method of interaction
Presentation of content through exhibition, projection, demonstration and experimentation
Presentation of theoretical concepts using audiovisual media
Analysis of printed graphics objects by digital process
Practical exercises

Software used in class