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Metal Section - Research

The section of metal has for mission the development of academic activities related to the fields of production, degradation and evaluation of metallic materials. The academic activities include teaching courses to the undergraduate and graduate students of related academic fields and the implementation of research and extension. This last point includes industrial consulting, staff training, development and implementation of projects between the laboratories of the USB and various companies of the national productive sector.

The activities in the metallurgic section are oriented to the study related to the phenomena of corrosion and protection of materials, extractive metallurgy, solidification and synthesis of new materials, nondestructive testing and tribology and engineering of surfaces.