STP Published: 1997

Computerization and Networking of Materials Databases: Fifth Volume

Editor(s): S. Nishijima, S. Iwata, C.H. Newton

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.

Table of Contents

A Tomiura

N Nishikawa, C Nagano, H Koike

H Inaba

MF Ashby

N Ono

TM King, HH Over, GA Webster

H Hiraoka

Y Kawazoe, K Ohno, A-P Tsai, J-Z Yu, T Aihara, H Mizuseki, M Ishihara, M Ikeda, M Kojima, T Nakanomyo, Y Akiyama, T Itoh, S Wada, N Mori

PR Roberge, KR Trethewey

K Minoshima, N Yamasaki, K Komai

CP Sturrock, WF Bogaerts

RG Munro

K Halada, K Ijima, K Yagi

CB Oland, G Frohnsdorff

RG Munro, H Chen

M Yamamoto, C Kato, A Nogami, A Matsuoka

H Nakayama, K Isonishi, A Sakaida, A Ueno, T Sawayama, K Shibue

R Sandström, J Komenda

M Fujita, Y Kurihara, M Shindo, N Yokoyama, Y Tachi, S Kano, S Iwata

N Yokoyama, H Tsuji, T Tsukada, M Shindo

Y Fujiwara, J An, J Lai

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Pages: 315
DOI: 10.1520/STP1311-EB
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5367-7
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-2419-6