Elaboration of an Expert System for Sizing, Designing and Verifying Flexible Pavements
More details
Hide details
Laboratory for management, maintenance, and rehabilitation of facilities and urban infrastructure InfraRES, University of Cherif Messaadia – , 41000 , Souk-Ahras , Algeria
Laboratoire des matériaux géotechnique constructions et habitat LMGCH- , université de Skikda
University of 08 Mai 1945, – 24000, Guelma, Algeria
Online publication date: 2020-11-09
Publication date: 2020-09-01
Civil and Environmental Engineering Reports 2020;30(3):94-121
The use of expert systems in the world of civil engineering, and in particular for roads, has become a necessity for the reason of the particularity, complexity, and diversity of the influencing parameters at the level of the design calculation, the latter of which represents the major source of subsequent degradation. This system consists of proposing a tool for helping the user firstly to size the body of the roadway, with several analytical methods and models (Pre-project, Boussinesq, Westgaard, and Burmister), and secondly, to offer different design possibilities (thickness and type of the material) that make up the layers. Lastly, it is to calculate the stresses and strains in order to compare them with admissible limits. The management of a knowledge base of complex natures (words, sentences, numbers, symbols, tables, calculation methods, equations, conditions, etc.) requires an adequate methodology which goes beyond the simple use of the technology but enables you to imagine the process of regrouping this mass of complex data and classifying the data, which can then be integrated into a database or spreadsheets and external programs designed with code compatible with the expert system generator. Our contribution relates initially to the formulation, organization, and preparation of the algorithms, and then the starting of the programs in order to conceive fully executable programs, the latter of which we can call the expert system. The validation of such a system was made as the work progressed, changes were made in the formulation of the rules, and the order and orientation of the data in the knowledge that the advantage of this type of system is the possibility of permanently reinforcing the database with human expertise in the field, or in books, especially so that we can avoid data loss due to illnesses, retirement, etc.
Jeuffroy, G 1983. Design and construction of roads, Volume 1, Edition Eyrolles.
Arsenie, IM 2013. Etude et modélisation des renforcements de chaussées à l’aide de grilles en fibre de verre sous sollicitations de fatigue, Université de Strasbourg.
Ruiz-Mezcua, B, Garcia-Crespo, A, Lopez-Cuadrado, JL and Gonzalez-Carrasco 2011. An expert system development tool for non AI experts, Expert Systems with Applications 38,1, 597–609.
Alshawl, M and Cabrera, JG 2007. An expert system to evaluate concrete pavements. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 3(3), 191–97.
Russell, SJ and Norvig, P 2006. Intelligence Artificielle. Pearson education.
Dale, N and Weems, C 2010. Programming and Problem Solving with C++. Brief, Jones & Bartlett Learning.
Jean-Marc, A and Schiex, T 2002. Intelligence artificielle et informatique théorique. CEPADUES.
Bouacha, N 2010. Dimensionnement and choice of the body of the souple roadways. Doctorate, thesis, Dept. Civil. Eng., 20 Aout 1955 Univ., Skikda, Algeria.
Ismail, N and Riza Atiq, AI 2009. An Overview of Expert Systems in Pavement Management, European Journal of Scientific Research. Vol.30, No.1, 99-111.
Sackey, S and Byung-Soo, K 2018. Development of an Expert System Tool for the Selection of Procurement System in Large-Scale Construction Projects (ESCONPROCS) KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering (0000) 00(0):1-10 Korean Society of Civil Engineers.
Mosa, AM, Riza Atiq Rahmat, Amiruddin Ismail and Mohd Raihan Taha 2013. Expert System to Control Construction Problems in Flexible Pavements Computer-Aided. Civil and Infrastructure Engineering 28, 307–323.
Ministry of Public Works Direction of roads, Catalog of dimensioning of new pavements November 2000.
Hozayen, H and Haas, R 1992. Pavement materials selection and evaluation utilizing knowledge-based expert systems technology. Journal of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, 241–71.
Aslamova, EA and Aslamova, VS 2020. Aggregated Evaluation of Industrial Level Safety of a Dangerous, Production Object Based on Knowledge Technologies Atlantis Press: Part of series: ACSR 72, 397–400.
Autret, P, Boissoudy A, Baucheron Marchand, J and Pn Alize iii, practice. Proc. 5th Int. Conf. Structural Design of Asphalt Pavements Qian, Y.; Zheng, M.; Li, X.; Lin, L. 2005. Implementation of knowledge maintenance modules in an expert system for fault diagnosis of chemical process operation, Expert Systems with Applications 28(2): (1982) 249–257.
Khedr, SA and Mikhail, M 1996. Design of flexible pavements and overlay using an expert system. Transportation Research Record 1543, 20–28.
Deprizon, A and Atiq, R 2009. Development of knowledge based expert system for flexible pavement design. Journal of Applied Sciences 9(13), 2372–80.
Qian, Y, Zheng, M, Li, X and Lin, L 2005. Implementation of knowledge maintenance modules in an expert system for fault diagnosis of chemical process operation. Expert Systems with Applications 28(2), 249–25.
Nadschläger, S and KüngTowards, J 2017. A pattern language for knowledge processing systems: expert systems. Conference: the VikingPLoP, 2017 Conference, March.
DeCabooter, P, Weiss, K, Shobe, S and Ducket, B 1994. Wisconsin Pavement Management Decision Support System Preprint presented at the Transportation Research Board, 73rd Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
Aided Norlela Ismail Amiruddin Ismail and Riza Atiq O.K. Rahmat. Development of Expert System for Airport Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation, European Journal of Scientific pavement. Journal of civil engineering and management 2013.
Allez, F, Dauzats, M, Joubert, P, Labat, JP and Puggelli, M 1988. An expert system for pavement maintenance.
Journals System - logo
Scroll to top