Transactions of Tianjin University

, Volume 23, Issue 3, pp 267–276 | Cite as

Real-Time Update of Sequence Placement Logic for High Arch Dams Based on Evidence Weight Discount

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Abstract

Sequence placement logic plays a significant role in construction simulation of high arch dams and directly affects the simulation process and results. To establish a sequence logic for dam block placement, the construction scheme, real-time construction process, and random factors of the site all need to be considered in detail. There are few studies available currently that take all these factors into consideration. To address this problem, a real-time update of sequence placement logic for high arch dams based on evidence weight discount is proposed in this study. First, the subjective weight of the dam block sequence priority criteria is built using a consistent matrix method based on the construction scheme. Second, using evidence theory, dynamic objective weight of the priority criteria and basic probability assignment is built. Finally, using a weight self-adaptive adjustment method and comprehensive evidence discounting, the placing probabilities of different dam blocks are obtained. A case study indicates that this method can realize real-time update of sequence placement logic.

Keywords

Sequence placement logic Evidence theory Weight self-adaptive adjustment method Evidence weight discount Real-time update 

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Acknowledgements

This study was supported by the Foundation for Innovative Research Groups of National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 51321065), the Foundation for Key Program of Natural Science Foundation of High Arch Dam (No. 51339003), and the National Basic Research Program of China (“973” Program, No. 2013CB035904).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Hydraulic Engineering Simulation and SafetyTianjin UniversityTianjinChina

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