STUDY ON PRACTICAL EXPERT SYSTEM FOR SELECTING THE TYPES OF RIVER-CROSSING BRIDGES

Takayuki NISHIDO, Ken-ichi MAEDA, Kunikatsu NOMURA
1990 Doboku Gakkai Ronbunshu  
This paper describes an expert system for selecting the types of superstructures and substructures of river-crossing bridges, and deals with the knowledge of expert designers and rules of Japanese codes as the knowledge base. This expert system can automatically determine span arrangements satisfying the River-Crossing Structure Law, and uses the fuzzy set theory for pile type selection to express the ambiguous knowledge of expert designers. Moreover, in this system, the online data
more » ... ne data communication system between workstation and host computer is utilized for more accurate evaluation of substructure construction costs.
doi:10.2208/jscej.1990.422_121 fatcat:pmcg57dyufcwbeh33waiys2a6m