94. Simulation Packages

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. professor founding editor founding chair member scientist Honorary Doctrate Fellow
  1. Abe Nisanci Professor Director1 and
  2. Robert E. Schwab Engineering Manager2

Published Online: 5 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch94

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

How to Cite

Nisanci, A. and Schwab, R. E. (2001) Simulation Packages, in Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch94

Editor Information

  1. School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Research and Sponsored Programs, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, USA

  2. 2

    Chemical Products, Catepillar Inc., Mossville, Illinois, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 11 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471330578

Online ISBN: 9780470172339

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Keywords:

  • simulation software market;
  • simulation tools and organized approach;
  • simulation packages;
  • GPSS (General Purpose Simulation System);
  • QUEST's Simulation Control Language (SCL)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Selection Strategy

  • Evaluating Simulation Tool Characteristics

  • Simulation Tools

  • Pitfalls Inherent in the Use of Simulation Tools

  • Current Status and Trends

  • References