10695 Simulation for Industrial Engineers

Credits: 4 intermediate credits in Industrial Engineering and Management

Prerequisites: One of the following: Introduction to Statistics for Students of Social Sciences I, Introduction to Statistics and Probability for Science Students, Probability for Computer Science Students, Probability Theory; and one of the following: Statistical Inference or Introduction to Statistics for Students of Social Sciences II

Required: Introduction to Industrial Engineering

Recommended: Operations Management I, Operations Management II

Author: Moshe Polatchek

The course equips students with principles of simulation model construction and analysis, and with tools for decision-making and evaluation of issues in complex systems with stochastic elements or processes.

Topics: Simulation principles; Models of dynamic simulation; Models of assembly; Animation and debugging; Input and output processing; Advanced methods in simulation; Integrating simulation and VBA programming; Design of a simulation project.