About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The journal Semina: Exact and Technological Sciences aims to disseminate scientific and technological knowledge through works in the areas of Exact and Earth Sciences, Engineering and Architectural Sciences. The journal publishes original articles and review articles. All works submitted to Semina must be original and not previously published.

Peer Review Process

Papers must be submitted to the members of the Editorial Board, according to the area and specialization of the member. Manuscripts are submitted for evaluation without author identification. The process of selecting manuscripts for publication involves the evaluation of members of the Editorial Board, members of the Editorial Board and "ad hoc" expert opinions. Manuscripts will be evaluated by at least two reviewers.

Publication Frequency

V.1, n.1 (Apr. 1978).

Biannual publication.

Partial continuation of: Semina (ISSN 0101-3742) which was divided into Semina: Agricultural Sciences; Semina: Exact and Technological Sciences; Semina: Social and Human Sciences; and Semina: Biological and Health Sciences.

Open Access Policy

This journal offers immediate free access to its content, at no cost to the author or the reader, following the principle that scientific knowledge is freely available to the public.

We emphasize that the journal has no costs for either the authors or the readers.


Academic PlagiarismCode of Conduc and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)/ is the responsability of the authors. Copying a study or part of it, whether by another author or even self-published, constitutes unacceptable fraud and dishonesty. Ideas and words of others should not be used without identifying the source of information

Ethnics Principles

The ethics principles for research that involves human beings or animal experimentation must be respected. The publication of articles that result from research involving humans is conditioned on respecting the ethical principles contained in the Helsinki Declaration (1964, reformulated in 1975, 1983, 1989, 1996, 2000 and 2008) of the World Medical Association. Compliance with the specific legislation of the country in which the research was carried out must be observed. A copy of the document of approval by a research ethics committee must be attached as a supplementary document in the submission process.


The Editor thanks the Araucária Foundation for financial support.