SimQuick with Excel and Software CD Package

SimQuick with Excel and Software CD Package

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For undergraduate/graduate Decision Science courses such as Operations Management, Management Science, and Supply Chain Management. This easy-to-use computer package for process simulation runs in the Excel spreadsheet environment. It is accompanied by a booklet that walks students through the construction and analysis of a wide variety of SimQuick models and contains a number of exercises. Models include waiting lines, inventory and supply chains, manufacturing, and project management.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 130 pages
  • 218 x 276 x 6mm | 421.85g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0131078801
  • 9780131078802

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This easy-to-use computer package for process simulation runs in the "Excel" spreadsheet environment. It is accompanied by a booklet that walks users through the construction and analysis of a wide variety of "SimQuick" models and contains a number of exercises. Models include waiting lines, inventory and supply chains, manufacturing, and project management. Chapter 1 provides a brief introduction to process simulation and the concepts underlying "SimQuick; Chapter 2 offers step-by-step instruction on how to use "SimQuick"" by completely working-through a simple example; and Chapters 2-5 include a wide variety of examples of business processes to model--models include Waiting Lines, Inventory, Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Project Management. For business students in Decision Science courses.show more

Table of contents

1. Introduction. What Is Process Simulation? What Does SimQuick Do? How Does SimQuick Incorporate Uncertainty? System Requirements and "Installation.". 2. Waiting Lines. Solving a Problem with SimQuick. Additional Waiting Line Processes. Waiting Lines with Decision Points. Waiting Lines with Priorities and Resources. 3. Inventory in Supply Chains. A Periodic Review Inventory Policy. Reorder Point Inventory Policies. More Complex Inventory Policies. 4. Manufacturing. Linear Flow Processes. Assembly/Disassembly Processes. Batch and Job Shop Processes. Quality and Reliability in Processes. 5. Project Management. Appendix 1. The Steps in a Simulation Project. Appendix 2. Enhancing SimQuick with Excel Features. Appendix 3. Using Custom Schedules. Appendix 4. SimQuick Reference Manual.show more

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