DSS: A Dam Site Selector Expert System

by B. A. Engel, Purdue Univ, United States,
D. B. Beasley, Purdue Univ, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Planning Now for Irrigation and Drainage in the 21st Century


The Dam Site Selector (DSS) expert system is an aid for rating an area for use as a dam site and reservoir. It was developed for use in a graduate level hydrology design course at Purdue University. The features that make DSS a useful educational tool are examined as well as its inputs, limitations, and output.

Subject Headings: Dams | Site investigation | Expert systems | Colleges and universities | Systems engineering | Hydrology | Reservoirs | Ratings

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