STP1140

    An ASCII File Format for Materials Properties Database Import and Export

    Published: Jan 1992


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    Abstract

    This paper documents the structure of a computer file used for importing and exporting material property data from database management systems. The file uses only ASCII characters. Attention is paid to each line in the file, its labels, contents, limitations, and purposes. The file was developed for use with ASM International's materials properties data base management system, Mat.DB. However, the file structure can be used independently of Mat.DB by any system programmed to read or write the file structure.

    Keywords:

    ASCII, databases, material properties, data exchange, file import, file export, computers, information systems, materials data banks, databases


    Author Information:

    Cverna, F
    editorassistant director, Reference Publications, ASM International, Materials Park, OH

    Gall, TL
    editorassistant director, Reference Publications, ASM International, Materials Park, OH

    Heller, ME
    consultant, Martin Heller & Co., Andover, MA


    Paper ID: STP23733S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E49.52

    DOI: 10.1520/STP23733S


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