1 January 1990 Expert system for heatpipe bakeout
Author Affiliations +
An expert system is developed to aid in the selection of bakeout time and temperature during the manufacturing process of a heatpipe. Simplicity of this system allows it to be written in a low level programming language, instead of using a high level expert system shell. The expert system involves an interactive process using a forward chaining inference. The surface outgassing rate and the residual gas requirement are inherently uncertain. The uncertainty associated with the outgassing rate is represented graphically, and an appropriate uncertainty factor is used. The threshold of permitted residual gas is determined by the knowledge-based system. The expert system shows pass or failure at each inference. A summary graphic is generated showing the domain of success.
© (1990) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Aleck L. Lee, "Expert system for heatpipe bakeout", Proc. SPIE 1293, Applications of Artificial Intelligence VIII, (1 January 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.21052; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.21052


Web-based expert system for foundry pollution prevention
Proceedings of SPIE (February 27 2004)
A Modifiable Approach To Expert Systems Development
Proceedings of SPIE (May 11 1987)
A Comprehensive Evaluation of Expert System Tools
Proceedings of SPIE (April 06 1987)
The Use of Personal Computers in Optical Design
Proceedings of SPIE (October 28 1985)
A Comprehensive Evaluation of Expert System Tools
Proceedings of SPIE (March 26 1986)

Back to Top