Course Detail:


Simulation and Modeling

3 Credit Hour Course

Intended For Level 4 Term 2 Students


Simulation modeling basics: systems, models and simulation; Classification of simulation models; Steps in a simulation study; Concepts in discrete-event simulation: event-scheduling vs. process- interaction approaches,time-advance mechanism, organization of a discrete-event simulation model; Continuous simulation models; Combined discreet-continuous models; Monte Carlo simulation; Simulation of queuing systems. Building valid and credible simulation models: validation principles and techniques,statistical procedures for comparing real-world observations and simulated outputs, input modeling; Generating random numbers and random variates; Output analysis; Simulation languages; Analysis and modeling of some practical systems.