Building 1st Simulation Model
Problem Definition
Customers are applying for mortgage loan- They arrive with Exponential Distribution
with interarrival time of mean=2hrs
Clerk Tom is reviewing the applications. His review time is according to Triangular Di
What is
Simulation?
Chapter 1
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Simulation with Arena, 3rd ed.
Chapter 1 What Is
Slide 1 of 23
Simulation Is
Simulation very broad term methods and
applications to imitate or mimic real systems,
usually via computer
Applies in ma
A Guided Tour
Through Arena
Chapter 3
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Simulation with Arena, 5th ed.
Chapter 3 A Guided Tour Through Arena
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What Well Do .
Start Arena
Load, explore, run an existing model
Basically same as hand simulation in Chapt
Fundamental
Simulation
Concepts
Chapter 2
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Underlying ideas, methods, and issues in
simulation
Software-independent (setting u
Statistical
Analysis of
Output from
Terminating
Simulations
Chapter 6
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Time frame of simulations
Strategy for da
Modeling Basic
Operations and
Inputs
Chapter 4
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Chapter 4 Modeling Basic Operations and Inputs
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Model 4-1: Electronic assembly/test system
Model 4-2: Enhanced electronic
Modeling
Detailed
Operations
Chapter 5
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Chapter 5 Modeling Detailed Operations
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Model 5-1: Simple call center
Lower-level modeling, Advanced Process panel
Three-way deci
Intermediate
Modeling and
Steady-State
Statistical
Analysis
Chapter 7
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What Well Do .
Model 7-1: A small manufacturing sy
What is
Simulation?
Chapter 1
Last revision June 21, 2009
Simulation with Arena, 5th ed.
Chapter 1 What Is
Slide 1 of 23
Simulation Is
Simulation very broad term methods and
applications to imitate or mimic real systems,
usually via computer
Applies in m
Entity
Transfer
Chapter 8
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Simulation with Arena, 5th ed.
Chapter 8 Entity Transfer
Slide 1 of 25
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Types of Entity Transfers
Model 8-1: Resource-Constrained Transfers
Models 8-2, 8-3: Transporters
Conveyors
Model 8
Further
Statistical
Issues
Chapter 12
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Chapter 12 Further Statistical Issues
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What Well Do .
Random-number generation
Generating random variates
Nonstationary Poisson processes
Varianc
Further
Statistical
Issues
Chapter 12
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Simulation with Arena, 5th ed.
Chapter 12 Further Statistical Issues
Slide 1 of 39
What Well Do .
Random-number generation
Generating random variates
Nonstationary Poisson processes
Varianc
Intermediate
Modeling and
Steady-State
Statistical
Analysis
Chapter 7
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What Well Do .
Model 7-1: A small manufacturing sy
Arena
Integration and
Customization
Chapter 10
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Simulation with Arena, 5th ed.
Chapter 10 Arena Integration & Customization
Slide 1 of 52
What Well Do .
Reading and Writing Data Files (ReadWrite)
ActiveX and Visual Basic for App
Continuous
and Combined
Discrete/
Continuous
Models
Chapter 11
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What is a continuous system?
Simple linear conti