Handbook of Print Media

Technologies and Production Methods

Editors: Kipphan, Helmut (Ed.)

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Printers nowadays are having to learn new technologies if they are to remain competitive. This innovative, practical manual is specifically designed to cater to these training demands. Written by an expert in the field, the Handbook is unique in covering the entire spectrum of modern print media production. Despite its comprehensive treatment, it remains an easy-to-use, single-volume reference, with all the information clearly structured and readily retrievable. The author covers both traditional as well as computer-aided technologies in all stages of production, as well as electronic media and multimedia. He also deals with training, research, strategies and trends, showing readers how to implement the latest methods. With 1,200 pages, containing 1,500 illustrations - over half in colour - the Handbook conveys the current state of technology together with its specific terminology. The accompanying CD-ROM includes the entire manual in fully searchable form. Inva- luable information for both beginners and "old hands" in printing works, publishing houses, trade associations, the graphics industry, and their suppliers.

Reviews

From the reviews:

"All you ever wanted...a new standard reference for the graphic arts..." (Printing World)
"...it is a large, solid item...It is hard to imagine anyone connected to the graphic arts industry not finding a use for this book. It covers just about every aspect of production, from design through to finishing... I couldn't find fault with any of the technical explanations - hardly surprising, given the list of people who contributed to it... There are excellent diagrams throughout, and each section is rounded off by a look at the available products..." (Electronic Imaging, March 2002)

"The mammoth publication, which is destined to become the standard reference book for the industry, is the brainchild of Dr Helmut Kipphan … . For anyone with a genuine interest in the scope and breadth of the industry the Handbook of Print Media will prove to be an invaluable companion. It combines esoteric technical information … with a practical commercial eye on the development and trends of printing markets. On both counts it is likely to become the bible for managers when confronting the future." (Graphics Online, November, 2001)


Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Fundamentals

    Kipphan, Helmut

    Pages 1-202

  • Printing Technologies with Permanent Printing Master

    Kipphan, Helmut

    Pages 203-448

  • Prepress

    Kipphan, Helmut

    Pages 449-578

  • Computer to … Technologies

    Kipphan, Helmut

    Pages 579-674

  • Printing Technologies without a Printing Plate (NIP Technologies)

    Kipphan, Helmut

    Pages 675-758

Buy this book

eBook $219.00
price for USA (gross)
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Hardcover $279.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-540-67326-2
  • book with CD
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Handbook of Print Media
Book Subtitle
Technologies and Production Methods
Editors
  • Helmut Kipphan
Copyright
2001
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-29900-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-29900-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-67326-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XL, 1207
Number of Illustrations and Tables
19 b/w illustrations, 1230 illustrations in colour
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