17. Managing Materials Data

  1. Myer Kutz
  1. Deborah Mies

Published Online: 8 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch17

Handbook of Materials Selection

Handbook of Materials Selection

How to Cite

Mies, D. (2002) Managing Materials Data, in Handbook of Materials Selection (ed M. Kutz), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York. doi: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch17

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. MSC.Software Corporation, Santa Ana, California, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471359241

Online ISBN: 9780470172551



  • computers storing materials data;
  • database management system (DBMS) software;
  • database production procedures;
  • hybrid hierarchical-relational database;
  • Web-enabled applications and spreadsheets


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • History of Materials Data Management

  • Implementing a Materials Data Management System

  • Creating the Database

  • Commercial Database Management Systems

  • Materials Data Standards

  • Summary

  • References