The course provides knowledge in the potential of industrial adhesive bonding. The course content provides an insight in 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.
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Content and learning outcomes
- Survey of adhesives and different adhesive bonding solutions
- Selection of adhesives for different materials and applications
- Practical bonding theory (treatment of bonding surfaces, dosage, blending, appllication of bonds, joint formation and strength)
- Estimation of bonding costs
- Quality assurance
- Work hygiene, risks and protectiion
- Work environment legislation
Intended learning outcomes
After passing the course, the student will be able to:
- account for different types of adhesive joints and their function and characteristics
- apply theory of adhesive bonding to select a proper adhesive for a given problem and estimate the cost
- describe the adhesive bonding process from preparation to verification and quality assurance
- account for health and safety legislation related to industrial adhesive bonding and apply it for a given case
- motivate the choice of adhesive joints for simple industrial applications
Literature and preparations
180 credits within Engineering and Swedish B/Swedish 3 and English A/English 6
MG1016/MG1026 Manufacturing Technology or the equivalent
180 credits within engineering.
MG1016/MG1026 Manufacturing Technology
or the equivalent
Swedish B/Swedish 3 and English A/English 5
Distributed in print or from Canvas for registerd course participants
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- INL1 - Assignment, 1.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
- STU1 - Study Visit, 1.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
- TEN1 - Written exam, 4.0 credits, grading scale: 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.
Other requirements for final grade
Oral presentation of homework assignment
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- 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 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 MG2037
Main field of study
Classes are concentrated during two periods of two full days, with intermediate individual homework assignment