An expert system is linked to an previously reported optimization program. The expert system prompts the user for information about a groundwater contamination problem. The expert system determines whether pumping is a suitable containment strategy. If appropriate. it selects several well arrangements to be evaluated by an optimization algorithm.
Ward, R.L., Peralta, R.C. and J.R. Brasher. 1987. Expert potentiometric surface modification for groundwater contaminant management. Paper # 87‑5023, American Society of Agricultural Engineers. Presented by Ward at ASAE Summer meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, 30 Jun. 20 p.