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 IE381/3081 - Modeling and Discrete Simulation

2018-2019 Fall

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Topics

Modeling and Simulation; General Principles and Concepts in Discrete-Event Simulation; Mathematical and Statistical Models in Simulation; Queueing Models; Generation of Random Numbers; Generation of Various Distributions; Analysis of Simulation Data; Input Modeling; Verification and Validation of Simulation Models; Output analysis; Evaluation Alternative System Design

Course Material

Textbooks

Essential  Text: 

(1) Banks, Carson, Nelson, Nicol, Discrete-Event System Simulation, 5th Edition, Pearson 2010.

Recommended:  

(2) Lawrence M. Leemis and Stephen K. Park, Discrete-Event Simulation: A First Course, Prentice Hall, 2006.

(3) Michael Pidd, Computer Simulation in Management Science, 5th Edition, Wiley, 2004.

 

Announcements

[2018-10-07]         Homework-2 and Homework-3 have been uploaded.

[2018-09-29]         Homework-1 has been uploaded.

[2018-08-18]         All slides are uploaded to the course webpage and is downloadable in the course schedule. Slides are subject to change, therefore, please be sure you have the most recent copy.

[2018-08-18]         The discrete event simulation tool that will be used in the homeworks and the project is AnyLogic 8. Please read the introductory information and also see the Resources below.

[2018-08-18]         Attendance is required at all class meetings. For excused absences, the student must provide an explanation to the instructor and supply supporting evidence.

 

 

Course Schedule

Tentative Schedule

Week

Lectures

Readings

Assignments

1

Introduction

Slides (2pp)(6pp)

Introductory Information

Banks et al, Ch.1, Ch.2

 

2

General Principles and Concepts in Discrete-Event Simulation

Slides (2pp)(6pp)

Simulation Examples

Slides (2pp)(6pp)
Banks et al, Ch.3

3

Mathematical and Statistical Models in Simulation
Slides (2pp)(6pp)
Banks et al, Ch.5

4

Queueing Models
Slides (2pp)(6pp)
Banks et al, Ch.6

5

Generation of Random Numbers
Slides (2pp)(6pp)

Banks et al, Ch.7

6

Generation of Various Distributions

Slides (2pp)(6pp)

Banks et al, Ch.8

7

Analysis of Simulation Data

Banks et al, Ch.9

8

Midterm Exam

9

Input Modeling

Slides (2pp)(6pp)

Banks et al, Ch.9

 

10

Verification and Validation of Simulation Models

Slides (2pp)(6pp)

Banks et al, Ch.10

 

11

Output analysis

Slides (2pp)(6pp)

Banks et al, Ch.11

12

Evaluation Alternative System Design

Slides (2pp)(6pp)

Banks et al, Ch.12

13

Case Study 1

 

 

14

Case Study 2

 

 

15

In class presentations

 

16

Final Exam study

17

Final Exam

 

Resources

·         Simulation Tool: AnyLogic 8

1. Please download the latest version from the website below depending on the platform you will use. http://http://www.anylogic.com/downloads

2. Please follow the instructions for the activation. http://http://www.anylogic.com/downloads