An Expert System for Civil Engineering Applications

by Sanjay A. Parikh, Planning Cell, Kanpur, India,
N. S. V. Kameswara Rao, Planning Cell, Kanpur, India,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Geotechnical Engineering Congress—1991


Civil engineering is a field where experimental knowledge has no substitute. Making experts' knowledge explicit and documenting and transferring it can have a great impact on the state of practice. The Knowledge Based Expert System approach seems particularly suitable for these characteristics and goals.

Subject Headings: Foundation settlement | Shallow foundations | Foundation design | Soil mechanics | Load bearing capacity | Computer aided design | Computer languages | Expert systems

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