Simulation-Based Engineering of Complex Systems

Simulation-Based Engineering of Complex Systems

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A hands-on approach to understanding, designing, analyzing, and evaluating complex systems During the last few years, Simulation-Based Systems Engineering (SBSE) has become an essential tool for the design and evaluation of complex systems. This is the first book to cover the basic principles of complex systems through the use of hands-on experimentation using an icon-based simulation tool. Utilizing the accompanying software tool ExtendSim, which works with the OpEMCSS library, readers are invited to engage in simulation-based experiments that demonstrate the principles of complex systems with an emphasis on design, analysis, and evaluation. A number of real-world examples are included to demonstrate how to model complex systems across a range of engineering, business, societal, economic, and scientific disciplines. Beginning with an introduction to SBSE, the book covers: Simulation concepts and building blocks Systems design and model development Markov model development Reliability processes Queuing theory in SBSE Rule-based learning and adaptation Agent motion and spatial interactions Multi-agent system of systems Assuming only a very basic background in problem-solving ability, this book is ideal as a textbook for students (a homework solution manual is also available) and as a reference book for practitioners in industry.using systems engineering methodology are as varied as a military command and control system, transportation network, ... could be bettera€ and proceed through dialog with the stakeholders to identify the problem and then find the best solution. ... 1.3.1 Definition of Systems Engineering According to Blanchard and Fabrycky (1998), systems engineering is the ... and a preferred system configuration through the iterative process of functional analysis, synthesis, simulation, optimization, anbsp;...

Title:Simulation-Based Engineering of Complex Systems
Author:John R. Clymer
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009-03-16


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