Register Now for the 2018 Adhesion Science Short Course

Register Now for the 2018 Adhesion Science Short Course

Register now for the 2018 Adhesion Science Short Course. The short course will take place May 14-18, 2018, at the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Center.

For the short course agenda: click here.

By taking this course, participants will learn:

  • Brief Survey of Relevant Polymer/Adhesion Terminology and Concepts
  • Adhesives, Sealant and Waterborne Rheology
  • Adsorption on Surfaces/Surface Energy
  • Stresses in Bonded Joints
  • Basic Viscoelastic Experiments on Elastomers, Glasses and Semicrystalline Polymers
  • Surfaces and Surface Preparation
  • Fracture of Adhesive Bonds
  • Adhesive Test Methods
  • Analysis of Surfaces
  • Introduction to Adhesive Chemistry
  • Free Volume and DSC
  • New Directions in Adhesive Design
  • PSA Performance and Testing
  • Accelerated Characterization
  • Wood Adhesion
  • Applications of Surface Science to Adhesion
  • Durability and Design

Registration Fees
Registration Fee:  $1,700.00

Registration Fee with Thursday Evening Banquet Guest:  $1,750.00

Your registration fee includes instruction, instruction materials, lab materials and safety equipment, lunch Monday through Thursday, breaks Monday through Friday, and the Thursday evening banquet.

To Register: click here.

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