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ASTM Selected Technical Papers

Computerization and Networking of Materials Databases: Fifth Volume

By
S Nishijima
S Nishijima
1
Center for Advanced Physical Fields, National Research Institute for Metals
,
Tsukuba
;
symposium chairman and editor
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S Iwata
S Iwata
2Research into Artifacts,
Center for Engineering, University of Tokyo
,
Tokyo
;
symposium chairman and editor
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ISBN-10:
0-8031-2419-8
ISBN:
978-0-8031-2419-6
No. of Pages:
293
Publisher:
ASTM International
Publication date:
1997
Description

Features leading edge research, new philosophies and innovative methodologies on materials information and database system utilization.

21 comprehensive, peer-reviewed papers from an international body of materials data professionals are divided into the following key areas:

Materials Science and the Role of Virtual Experiments -- 3 papers discuss alternative ways computers can best be used to support materials research and development.

Progress and Refinement of Data Models -- Using the Internet for comprehensive knowledge sharing; data model flexibility; and a new international standard, STEP, for representing and exchanging product data are among the issues explored in 4 papers.

Expert Systems and Knowledge Organization -- 5 papers examine how modern software technologies can be used to explore such areas as corrosion data, environmentally assisted cracking; and the exploration of unconventional natural gas reserves.

New Aspects of Data Content, Data Evaluation -- Environmental impact evaluation of materials engineering; concrete materials database guidelines; superconductor data evaluation methodology; and long term field corrosion test databases are among the topics presented in 5 papers.

Advancement of Computer Technologies -- 4 papers discuss the significance of materials microstructural information; microstructural classification; database performance and application; and future information systems designed for open world problem solving.

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