A rule-based expert system approach to process selection for cast components
UNSPECIFIED. (2000) A rule-based expert system approach to process selection for cast components. KNOWLEDGE-BASED SYSTEMS, 13 (4). pp. 225-234. ISSN 0950-7051Full text not available from this repository.
A knowledge-based expert system at the discretion of casting product designers can be employed as a real-time expert advisor to assist product designers to achieve the correct casting design and select the most appropriate casting process for a given component. This paper proposes a rule-based expert system approach for casting process selection, and describes an ongoing rule prototype development. The system in its present development state consists of five interconnected levels each concerning a particular process selection parameter or group of parameters including alloy to be cast, casting geometric features, casting accuracy, production quantity and overall comparative costs. The system progressively evaluates the user's specifications against the capabilities of various casting processes and in each level selects the processes that satisfy the design parameters specified. The final comparative cost level compares the processes that have satisfied all the criteria in the previous levels and recommends the most economical option. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Electronic computers. Computer science. Computer software|
|Journal or Publication Title:||KNOWLEDGE-BASED SYSTEMS|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV|
|Official Date:||June 2000|
|Number of Pages:||10|
|Page Range:||pp. 225-234|
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