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Title: Maintenance and Implementation of an Expert Eystem for Durable Concrete
Author(s): L. J. Kaetzel ane J. R. Clifton
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 75-86
Keywords: alkali-aggregate reactions; computer programs; corrosion; concrete durability; expert systems; freeze-thaw durability; microcomputers; sulfate resistance; Materials Research
Abstract:Describes an expert system with a knowledge base consisting of freeze-thaw, sulfate, alkali-aggregate, and corrosion aspects of concrete durability. The system was developed on a microcomputer using an expert-system shell facility. This paper discusses knowledge acquisition, knowledge representation, issues relating to the maintenance of expert systems, and recommendations for field implementations.
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