Simulation Modeling and Analysis with ARENA

Simulation Modeling and Analysis with ARENA

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Simulation Modeling and Analysis with Arena is a highly readable textbook which treats the essentials of the Monte Carlo discrete-event simulation methodology, and does so in the context of a popular Arena simulation environment." It treats simulation modeling as an in-vitro laboratory that facilitates the understanding of complex systems and experimentation with what-if scenarios in order to estimate their performance metrics. The book contains chapters on the simulation modeling methodology and the underpinnings of discrete-event systems, as well as the relevant underlying probability, statistics, stochastic processes, input analysis, model validation and output analysis. All simulation-related concepts are illustrated in numerous Arena examples, encompassing production lines, manufacturing and inventory systems, transportation systems, and computer information systems in networked settings.
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  • Hardback | 456 pages
  • 220.98 x 279.4 x 27.94mm | 1,451.49g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0123705231
  • 9780123705235
  • 1,770,376

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Simulation Modeling; Chapter 2 Discrete Event Simulation;Chapter 3 Elements of Probability and Statistics;Chapter 4 Random Number and Variate Generation;Chapter 5 Arena Basics;Chapter 6 Model Testing and Debugging Facilities;Chapter 7 Input Analysis; Chapter 8 Model Goodness: Verification and Validation;Chapter 9 Output Analysis;Chapter 10 Correlation Analysis;Chapter 11 Modeling Production Lines;Chapter 12 Modeling Supply Chain Systems; Chapter 13 Modeling Transportation Systems;Chapter 14 Modeling Computer Information Systems;Appendix A Frequently Used Arena Constructs;Appendix B VBA in Arena;References; Index
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