NASA Spinoff Database: Blowout Monitor

NASA Center: Johnson Space Center
Public Release Year: 1994
Reference Number: JSC-SO-189
Category: Public Safety
Origin: Clips - Computer Program (Johnson Space Center)

C Language Integrated Production System (CLIPS), a NASA-developed software shell for developing expert systems, has been embedded in a PC-based expert system for training oil rig personnel in monitoring oil drilling. Oil drilling rigs if not properly maintained for possible blowouts pose hazards to human life, property and the environment may be destroyed. CLIPS is designed to permit the delivery of artificial intelligence on computer. A collection of rules is set up and, as facts become known, these rules are applied. In the Well Site Advisor, CLIPS provides the capability to accurately process, predict and interpret well data in a real time mode. CLIPS was provided to INTEQ by COSMIC.

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Page Number in Published book: 70
Manufacturer: Baker Hughes Inteq

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