Simulation with Arena

Hardcover | January 24, 2014

byW. David Kelton, Randall Sadowski, Nancy Zupick

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Simulation with Arena provides 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.

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Simulation with Arena provides 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...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.4 × 7.5 × 1.2 inPublished:January 24, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0073401315

ISBN - 13:9780073401317

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Table of Contents

1) What Is Simulation?

2) Fundamental Simulation Concepts

3) A Guided Tour Through Arena

4) Modeling Basic Operations and Inputs

5) Modeling Detailed Operations

6) Statistical Analysis of Output from Terminating Simulations

7) Intermediate Modeling and Steady-State Statistical Analysis

8) Entity Transfer

9) A Sampler of Further Modeling Issues and Techniques

10) Arena Integration and Customization

11) Continuous and Combined Discrete/Continuous Models

12) Further Statistical Issues

13) Conducting Simulation Studies

Appendix A - A Functional Specification for The Washington Post

Appendix B - A Refresher on Probability and Statistics

Appendix C - Arena's Probability Distributions

Appendix D - Academic Software Installation Instructions

References

Index