16. Sources of Materials Data

  1. Myer Kutz
  1. J. G. Kaufman

Published Online: 8 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch16

Handbook of Materials Selection

Handbook of Materials Selection

How to Cite

Kaufman, J. G. (2002) Sources of Materials Data, in Handbook of Materials Selection (ed M. Kutz), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York. doi: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch16

Editor Information

  1. Myer Kutz Associates, Inc., Albany, NY, USA

Author Information

  1. Kaufman Associates, Inc., Columbus, Ohio, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471359241

Online ISBN: 9780470172551



  • electronic sources – well-documented searchable property data;
  • educated guesstimates;
  • materials and bibliographic databases;
  • data quality and reliability;
  • available databases platforms


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and Scope

  • Intended Uses for Data

  • Types of Data

  • Subjects of Data Sources

  • Data Quality and Reliability

  • Platforms: Types of Data Sources

  • Specific Data Sources

  • References