9780073376288

Simulation With Arena

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073376288

  • ISBN10:

    0073376280

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/7/2009
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

Simulation with Arenaprovides a comprehensive treatment of simulation using industry-standard Arena software. The text starts by having the reader develop simple high-level models, and then progresses to advanced modeling and analysis. Statistical design and analysis of simulation experiments is integrated with the modeling chapters, reflecting the importance of mathematical modeling of these activities. .An informal, tutorial writing style is used to aid the beginner in fully understanding the ideas and topics presented. The academic version of Arena and example files are available through the book's website.

Table of Contents

What is Simulation?
Fundamental Simulation Concepts
A Guided Tour Through Arena
Modeling Basic Operations and Inputs
Modeling Detailed Operations
Statistical Design and Analysis of Terminating Simulations
Intermediate Modeling and Steady-State Statistical Analysis
Entity Transfer
A Sampler of Further Modeling Issues and Techniques
Arena Integration and Customization
Continuous and Combined Discrete/Continuous Models
Further Statistical Issues
Conducting Simulation Studies
A Functional Specification forThe Washington Post
IIE/RS Contest Problems
A Refresher or Probability and Statistics
Arena’s Probability Distributions
Academic Software Installation Instructions
References
Index CD with current academic version of Arena and all examples used in the book
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