The Magnet Components Database System

  • M. J. Baggett
  • R. Leedy
  • C. Saltmarsh
  • J. C. Tompkins

Abstract

The philosophy, structure, and usage of MagCom, the SSC magnet components database, are described. The database has been implemented in Sybase (a powerful relational database management system) on a UNIX-based workstation at the Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory (SSCL); magnet project collaborators can access the database via network connections. The database was designed to contain the specifications and measured values of important properties for major materials, plus configuration information (specifying which individual items were used in each cable, coil, and magnet) and the test results on completed magnets. These data will facilitate the tracking and control of the production process as well as the correlation of magnet performance with the properties of its constituents.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. Baggett
    • 1
  • R. Leedy
    • 2
  • C. Saltmarsh
    • 2
  • J. C. Tompkins
    • 2
  1. 1.Magnet DivisionBrookhaven National LaboratoryUptonUSA
  2. 2.Superconducting Super Collider LaboratoryDallasUSA

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