The Center for Adhesive and Sealant Science at Virginia Tech, in partnership with the Adhesive and Sealant Council Education Foundation, will offer a unique lecture-laboratory short course aimed specifically at the adhesive and sealant industry. The Adhesion Science Short Course will be held May 19-23, 2014, at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech faculty will teach the course.
Some of the course topics include: adhesives, sealant and waterborne rheology; adsorption on surfaces/surface Energy; stresses in bonded joints; surfaces and surface preparation; fracture of adhesive bonds; adhesive test methods; analysis of surfaces; introduction to adhesive chemistry; durability and design.
The course is limited to 30 participants. To reserve space, register online at http://www.mii.vt.edu/Outreach/AdhesionShortCourse.htm. For more information, call Tammy Jo Hiner at 540-231-6824, or send e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.