Magazine article Information Today

Fiz Chemie Berlin and TDS Announce Marketing Agreement

Magazine article Information Today

Fiz Chemie Berlin and TDS Announce Marketing Agreement

Article excerpt

Fiz Chemie Berlin and TDS Announce Marketing Agreement

Fachinformationszentrum Chemie GmbH (Fiz Chemie Berlin) and Technical Database Services, Inc. (TDS) have agreed to collaborate in the distribution of three computerized databases through Numerica, the cluster of online services and user-hosted products marketed by TDS. The databases, which will be distributed worldwide on diskettes for IBM PCs and compatibles are: the Dortmund Data Bank (DDB), the Electrolyte Data Bank Regensburg (ELDAR) and the Polymer Materials Database (POLYMAT). Under the agreement which was recently concluded, TDS will also market regular updates, system enhancements and new PC products from Fiz Chemie as they become ready for release to the public. Fiz Chemie and TDS plan to engage in joint marketing by cooperating in promotional activities and training seminars.

With the availability of the Fiz Chemie databases through Numerica, chemists, chemical engineers, materials scientists, and information specialists will be able to access their own PCs for numerical values and factual information compiled from the world literature by recognized experts in each field. Users are aided by the convenient user interface and the ample documentation which is provided.

Each database encompasses a comprehensive compilation of the world literature in its field and will be updated regularly.

The Dortmund Data Bank (DDB) contains data on 2,200 pure components and their mixtures which are important in industry and in the design of chemical plants and equipment. The current release includes 25,000 data tables extracted from over 8,000 documents and is compiled at the University of Dortmund by Profs. U. Onken and J. Gmehling (now at the University of Oldenburg) in the FRG; approximately 600 new documents will be added annually. DDB consists of five modules which may be purchased as a complete set or in part: The Vapor-Liquid-Equilibrium (VLE) Data Bank, The Heat of Mixing Data Bank (HE), The Activity Coefficient at Infinite Dilution Data Bank (ACT), The Gas Solubility Data Bank (GLe), and The Excess Heat Capacity Data Bank (CPE).

The Electrolyte Data Bank Regensburg (ELDAR) is a unique and comprehensive source of transport and thermodynamic properties applicable to such fields as: corrosion research, battery research, electrosynthesis, desalination, the processing of salts and brines, evaporation and boiling, refrigeration engineering and heat storage. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.