Wood Adhesion and Adhesives

Course Information
TitleΣΥΓΚΟΛΛΗΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΣΥΓΚΟΛΛΗΤΙΚΕΣ ΟΥΣΙΕΣ ΞΥΛΟΥ / Wood Adhesion and Adhesives
Code117Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420000109

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600130669
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Learning of the following: • basic application techniques and wood adhesion mechanisms, • the factors that affect the success of the adhesion process, • the main categories and types of wood adhesives and their evolution from the past to the present (future trends - ecological adhesives), • the characteristics, properties, uses and combinations of natural and synthetic adhesives, • the quality control methods of adhesives substances and strength of the bonds formed with the wood substrate, • the phenomenon of formaldehyde emission from adhesives and laminated wood products
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
Theories, Application Techniques and Adhesion Mechanisms. Adhesion factors. Characteristics, properties, uses and combinations of natural and synthetic wood adhesives. Quality control of adhesives and strength of adhesion bonds with the substrate of wood. Reaction of wood components with adhesives. Release of formaldehyde from adhesives and laminated products. Safety rules, storage, rational use of adhesives. Trend of adhesives evolution - Ecological adhesives.
Keywords
gluing of wood, wood adhesives, properties, uses, quality control
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures60
Laboratory Work10
Reading Assigment20
Written assigments
Total90
Student Assessment
Description
1. Recording of class attendance in each course 2. Written essay 3. Written or oral examination of the student
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Α.Γρηγορίου,1999. Συγκόλληση και συγκολλητικές ουσίες Ξύλου.Πανεπιστημιακές παραδόσεις,Υπηρεσία Δημοσιευμάτων,Αριστοτέλιο Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης.
Additional bibliography for study
Σχετικά βιβλία,εγχειρίδια,και σχετικές εργασίες ελληνικών και διεθνών περιοδικών.Σχετικες ιστοσελιδες. Ενδεικτικά: • Pizzi A., 1994. Advanced Wood Adhesives Technology. CRC Press, ISBN-13: 978-0824792664. • Pizzi A. and Mittal K., 2010. Wood Adhesives. CRC Press, Leiden, Boston. • Zhongqi He, 2017. Bio-based Wood Adhesives: Preparation, Characterization, and Testing. CRC Press, ISBN 978149874074
Last Update
15-07-2019