# SA421 — Simulation Modeling

## Fall 2014

### Announcements

 1 Dec Final exam time and place: Wednesday 10 December, 19:30 - 22:30. Report to CH084 at 19:25. We will determine seating arrangements then. 6 Nov Here is a roadmap for the rest of the semester. The final exam will take place on 10 December. See below for details. 20 Oct Exam 2 will take place during the week of 27 October. See below for details. 30 Sep Information for the course project has been posted. See below for details. 18 Sep Exam 1 will take place 23 - 25 September. See below for details. 16 Sep Quiz 3a, an optional take-home quiz, has been posted. See below for details. 21 Aug Welcome!

### Homework

 problem solutions 6 Nov Finish the problem in Lesson 19. Compare your solution to the completed notes. 4 Nov Finish the problem in Lesson 18. Compare your solution to the completed notes. 23 Oct callcenter (solutions last updated: 23 Oct 12:00) ipynb ipynb 21 Oct cronuts (solutions last updated: 28 Oct) ipynb ipynb 16 Oct butcher5 ipynb ipynb 14 Oct icecream ipynb ipynb 9 Oct tube2 ipynb ipynb 7 Oct tube ipynb ipynb 2 Oct inverse  (solutions last updated: 6 Oct) ipynb ipynb 30 Sep lcg ipynb ipynb 18 Sep ks ipynb ipynb 16 Sep chisq ipynb ipynb 11 Sep parking ipynb ipynb 9 Sep butcher4 ipynb ipynb 4 Sep Finish the problem in Lesson 5. 2 Sep butcher3  (last updated: 3 Sep) ipynb ipynb 28 Aug butcher2 ipynb ipynb 26 Aug python ipynb ipynb 21 Aug butcher pdf pdf

### Lessons

 6 Nov 19 SimPy — steady state ipynb completed ipynb 4 Nov 18 SimPy — queueing networks ipynb completed ipynb 23 Oct 17 SimPy — priority queues, preemption ipynb 21 Oct 16 SimPy — levels ipynb completed ipynb 16 Oct 15 SimPy — different arrival types, user-defined distributions ipynb completed ipynb 14 Oct 14 SimPy — balking and reneging ipynb completed ipynb 9 Oct 13 Variance reduction: antithetic variates ipynb 7 Oct 12 Variance reduction: common random numbers ipynb 2 Oct 11 Random variate generation pdf ipynb 30 Sep 10 Random number generation pdf ipynb 23 Sep Review process.pdf wtf.ipynb 18 Sep 9 Input data analysis - continuous distributions pdf ipynb 16 Sep 8 Input data analysis - discrete distributions pdf ipynb completed ipynb 11 Sep 7 Comparing alternate systems (last updated: 12 Sep) ipynb 9 Sep 6 Replicating simulations: sample mean and variance, confidence intervals pdf ipynb completed ipynb 4 Sep 5 Practice with SimPy ipynb completed ipynb 2 Sep 4 SimPy — Monitors ipynb completed ipynb 28 Aug 3 Introduction to SimPy ipynb 26 Aug 2 Introduction to Python and IPython Notebook ipynb 21 Aug 1 Introduction to simulation pdf

### Quizzes

Note: Now that the semester is over, I have taken down the quizzes and solutions.

 quiz solutions 23 Oct Quiz 8 pdf pdf 16 Oct Quiz 7 pdf, ipynb ipynb 9 Oct Quiz 6 pdf, ipynb ipynb 2 Oct Quiz 5 (not really a quiz) 18 Sep Quiz 4 pdf, ipynb ipynb 16 Sep Quiz 3a pdf, ipynb ipynb 11 Sep Quiz 3 pdf, ipynb ipynb 4 Sep Quiz 2 pdf, ipynb ipynb 28 Aug Quiz 1 pdf, ipynb ipynb

### Exams

Note: Now that the semester is over, I have taken down the exams and solutions.

• Exam 1 (23 - 25 September)
• Information
• .ipynb files
• exam1p2.ipynb
• exam1p3.ipynb
• exam1p4.ipynb
• Solutions
• Exam problems and solutions to Problem 1
• Solutions to Problem 2
• Solutions to Problem 3
• Solutions to Problem 4
• Exam 2 (week of 27 October)
• Information
• .ipynb files
• exam2p1.ipynb
• exam2p2.ipynb
• exam2p3.ipynb
• Solutions
• Exam problems and solution to Problem 1a
• Solutions to Problem 1bc
• Solutions to Problem 2
• Solutions to Problem 3
• Final Exam (10 December)
• Information
• .ipynb files
• finalexamp1.ipynb
• finalexamp2.ipynb
• finalexamp3.ipynb
• finalexamp4.ipynb
• finalexamp5.ipynb