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ISBN-13 9780136097730ISBN-10 0136097731
ISBN-10 0136062121ISBN-13 9780136062127
Author(s): Jerry Banks; John S. Carson; Barry L. Nelson; David M. Nicol
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2010 Pages: 640

For junior- and senior-level simulation courses in engineering, business, or computer science. While most books on simulation focus on particular software tools, Discrete-Event System Simulation examines the principles of modeling and analysis that translate to all such tools. This language-independent text explains the basic aspects of the technology, including the proper collection and analysis of data, the use of analytic techniques, verification and validation of models, and designing simulation experiments. It offers an up-to-date treatment of simulation of manufacturing and material handling systems, computer systems, and computer networks. Students and instructors will find a variety of resources at the associated website,, including simulation source code for download, additional exercises and solutions, web links and errata.