A REAL TIME EXPERT SYSTEM FOR FAULTS IDENTIFICATION IN ROTARY RAILCAR DUMPERS

Osevaldo S. Farias, Jorge H. M. Santos, João V. F. Neto, Sofiane Labidi, Thiago Drumond, José Pinheiro de Moura, Simone C. F. Neves

Abstract

This paper describes the development of a real-time Expert System applied to the ore extraction Industrial branch, specifically used to assist the decision making and fault identification on rotary railcar dumpers of the operational productive system located at Ponta da Madeira Dock Terminal, built and operated by Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (now referred just as VALE) in São Luis-MA. The Expert System is built on JESS (Java Expert System Shell) platform and provides support to engineers and operators during the ore unloading as soon as supplying on-line information about faults triggered by device sensors of the rotary railcar. The system’s conception involves the application of CommonKADS methodology, knowledge engineering and artificial intelligence techniques at the symbolic level for representing and organizing the knowledge domain in which the system is applied.

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S. Farias O., H. M. Santos J., V. F. Neto J., Labidi S., Drumond T., Pinheiro de Moura J. and C. F. Neves S. (2008). A REAL TIME EXPERT SYSTEM FOR FAULTS IDENTIFICATION IN ROTARY RAILCAR DUMPERS . In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-8111-30-2, pages 347-350. DOI: 10.5220/0001497603470350


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@conference{icinco08,
author={Osevaldo S. Farias and Jorge H. M. Santos and João V. F. Neto and Sofiane Labidi and Thiago Drumond and José Pinheiro de Moura and Simone C. F. Neves},
title={A REAL TIME EXPERT SYSTEM FOR FAULTS IDENTIFICATION IN ROTARY RAILCAR DUMPERS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO,},
year={2008},
pages={347-350},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001497603470350},
isbn={978-989-8111-30-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO,
TI - A REAL TIME EXPERT SYSTEM FOR FAULTS IDENTIFICATION IN ROTARY RAILCAR DUMPERS
SN - 978-989-8111-30-2
AU - S. Farias O.
AU - H. M. Santos J.
AU - V. F. Neto J.
AU - Labidi S.
AU - Drumond T.
AU - Pinheiro de Moura J.
AU - C. F. Neves S.
PY - 2008
SP - 347
EP - 350
DO - 10.5220/0001497603470350