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1 Brief Introduction to Simulation 1. What is simulation? 2. Why do we simulate? 3. Types of simulation 4. Summary IE332 F 09 5. AutoMod introduction 2 The Full Process of Simulation Application Three major steps: * It is all about better engineering decisions Understand the System and the Decision Objectives Build and Test , Validate, Verify the Simulations Model Experiment, Analyze, Evaluate the Output Results IE332 F 09 Decide, Recommend Ex. _______________________________
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3 S I M U L A T E • Simulate ~ Similar ~ Model Apply a “similar” model to study analyze • Apply a similar model to study, analyze • Objective: Don’t need to use a real system to understand how it works and evaluate/ diagnose/ revise/ optimize it IE332 F 09 • Hence, it is a MAJOR IE tool Think: Why do we simulate? 4 Reasons to Simulate instead of experimenting with a real system 1. System may be too large, too complex Ex. 2. System may take too long to build and try
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course IE 230 taught by Professor Xangi during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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