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Before choosing courseMG122V Industrial Adhesive Bounding 6.0 creditsAdministrate About course

The course provides knowledge in the potential of industrial adhesive bonding. The course content provides an insight in and the advantages of adhesive bonding. During the course participants will encounter many practical examples on industrial adhesive bonding.The course is developed in close collaboration with suppliers, industrial users and consultants.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus MG122V (Autumn 2011–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Economy, survey of adhesives and different bonding solutions, example of bonded structures, demonstrations, fields of application, practical bonding theory, preparation of adhesive joints, joint formation, strength, production points of view, treatment of bonding surfaces, bonding of: metal, thermoplastic, composite materials, elastomeres; work hygiene, legal aspects, thermosets, the risks involved, production equipment, treatment, blending and dosing, application of bonds, durability of bonds, effects on durability, how to improve durability, quality assurance, testing possibilities, production control, risks of errors - checklists.

Intended learning outcomes

After the completion of the course the participants will be able to construct and specify an industrial adhesive joint.

Course Disposition

Lectures, exercises and field trip

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

General admission (completed secondary school or equivalent) incl. Swedish A and English A.

Recommended prerequisites

MG1001 Manufacturing or
MG1006 Design and Product Realization, Manufacturing

or equivalent


No special equipment is required


Commercial information materials, proprietary course books

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • INL1 - Assignment, 1,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • STU1 - Study Visit, 1,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 4,0 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Oral presentation of homework assignment

Home examination

Other requirements for final grade

Examination (TEN1; 4 cr)

Homework assignments (INL1; 1 cr)

Participation in field trip (STU1; 1 cr)

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web MG122V

Offered by

ITM/Production Engineering

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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