Enter your mobile number below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
Getting the download link through email is temporarily not available. Please check back later.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Systems Simulation: The Art and Science

4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
ISBN-13: 978-0138818395
ISBN-10: 0138818398
Why is ISBN important?
ISBN
This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work.
Scan an ISBN with your phone
Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Buy used
$9.38
Condition: Used: Acceptable
Comment: Unbeatable customer service, and we usually ship the same or next day. Over one million satisfied customers!
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
19 Used from $0.01
FREE Shipping on orders over $25.
More Buying Choices
7 New from $53.00 19 Used from $0.01 2 Collectible from $9.85
Free Two-Day Shipping for College Students with Prime Student Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student


The Amazon Book Review
The Amazon Book Review
Author interviews, book reviews, editors picks, and more. Read it now
click to open popover
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

China
Engineering & Transportation Books
Discover books for all types of engineers, auto enthusiasts, and much more. Learn more

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall (June 1975)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0138818398
  • ISBN-13: 978-0138818395
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 7.2 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,359,529 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Important Information

Ingredients
Example Ingredients

Directions
Example Directions

Customer Reviews

5 star
0%
4 star
100%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
1 star
0%
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

By Eric R. Johnson on June 11, 2010
Format: Hardcover
I read this book years ago (decades?) and enjoyed it. FWIW, here is my abstract and summary:
Simulation is a powerful analysis tool that supports the design and operation of complex processes or systems. It allows the user to experiment with systems (real and proposed) where it would be impossible or impractical otherwise. This book presents the process of designing a model, running experiments with it, and analyzing the results.
C1 discusses general modeling philosophy and gives an overall view of simulation. C2 discusses techniques that have been found useful in analyzing the system and designing the model. Methods of determining the value of parameters and establishing the form of the interactions between components are presented. C3 shows how to choose the most appropriate computer programming language to fit the particular problem. C4 introduces terminology and concepts of experimental design. C5 discusses the choice of factors and their levels for computer simulation experiments, treating full and fractional factorial designs, as well as one-at-a-time sensitivity analysis. It presents some of the problems encountered in running and analyzing the experiments. C6 discusses the problem of validating the model and the inferences drawn from the experiment from both a philosophical and a practical viewpoint. It identifies four roles of sensitivity analysis: to show us how sensitive the results of the model are to the parameter values used, to show the impact on our decisions if the external environment changes, to motivate subsequent modifications to the model, and to reassure the decisionmaker of the validity of our results. C7 confronts the problems of managing the research activity and of gaining user acceptance.
Comment 5 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse