Simulation Using ProModel / Edition 3

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Simulation Using ProModel covers the art and science of simulation in general and the use of ProModel simulation software in particular. The text blends theory with practice. Actual applications in business, services and manufacturing and a hands-on approach to simulation, including real-world simulation projects, are emphasized.

The third edition of Simulation Using ProModel reflects the most recent version of the ProModel software in all the examples and labs as well as expanded coverage on generating random variates and design of experiments.

Additionally, the lead author is founder and Chief Technology Advisor for ProModel Corporation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073401300
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 2/4/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 704
  • Sales rank: 910,632
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

The lead author is founder and Chief Technology Advisor for Promodel Corporation

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Table of Contents

I Study Chapters
1 Introduction to Simulation
2 System Dynamics
3 Simulation Basics
4 Discrete-Event Simulation
5 Getting Started
6 Data Collection and Analysis
7 Model Building
8 Model Verification and Validation
9 Simulation Output Analysis
10 Comparing Systems
11 Simulation Optimization
12 Modeling Manufacturing Systems
13 Modeling Material Handling Systems
14 Modeling Service Systems
II Labs
1 Introduction to ProModel 6.0
2 ProModel World View, Menu and Tutorial
3 Running a ProModel Simulation
4 Building Your First Model
5 ProModel's Output Module
6 Fitting Statistical Distribution to Input Data
7 Basic Modeling Concepts
8 Model Verification and Validation
9 Simulation Output Analysis
10 Comparing Alternative Systems
11 Simulation Optimization with SimRunner
12 Intermediate Modeling Concepts
13 Material Handling Concepts
14 Additional Modeling Concepts
III Case Study Assignments
Case 1 Toy Airplane Manufacturing
Case 2 Mi Cazuela - Mexican Restaurant
Case 3 Jai Hind Cycles Inc. Plans New Production Facility
Case 4 The FSB Coin System
Case 5 Automated Warehousing at Athletic Shoe Company
Case 6 Concentrate Line at Florida Citrus Company
Case 7 Balancing the Production Line at Southern California Door Company
Case 8 Material Handling at California Steel Industries, Inc.
A Common Continuous and Discrete Distributions
B Critical Values for Students t Distribution
C F Distribution for a=0.05
D Critical Values for Chi-Square Distribution
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