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FlexSim in Academe: Teaching and Research

  • Pawel Pawlewski
  • Patrycja Hoffa-Dabrowska
  • Paulina Golinska-Dawson
  • Karolina Werner-Lewandowska

Part of the EcoProduction book series (ECOPROD)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Karolina Werner-Lewandowska, Agnieszka Grzelczak, Pawel Pawlewski, Monika Kosacka-Olejnik
      Pages 3-16
  3. Teaching

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Allen G. Greenwood
      Pages 19-31
    3. Malcolm Beaverstock
      Pages 47-56
  4. Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. Jose Antonio Muiña Dono, Adolfo Lamas Rodríguez, David Chas Álvarez
      Pages 59-71
    3. Adolfo Lamas Rodríguez, David Chas Álvarez, Jose Antonio Muiña Dono
      Pages 73-86
    4. Kamila Kluska, Patrycja Hoffa-Dąbrowska
      Pages 115-129
    5. Pawel Pawlewski, Marcin Anholcer
      Pages 131-143

About this book

Introduction

This book describes a variety of teaching and academic research applications that effectively utilize FlexSim to: (1) provide guidelines, methods and tools for simulation modeling and analysis in a variety of educational settings and (2) address a variety of important design and operational issues in industry. Simulation is increasingly proving to be an important tool for supporting decision-making and problem-solving processes in many disparate domains, including the design, management and improvement of a wide range of operations systems in manufacturing, logistics, healthcare, etc. Achieving resource efficiency and minimizing negative externalities from operations represent two of today’s greatest challenges; modern simulation methods can help to overcome them. FlexSim is a prominent software package for developing discrete-event, agent-based, continuous, and hybrid simulations.

Keywords

Simulation Modeling Research Operations Decision Making

Editors and affiliations

  • Pawel Pawlewski
    • 1
  • Patrycja Hoffa-Dabrowska
    • 2
  • Paulina Golinska-Dawson
    • 3
  • Karolina Werner-Lewandowska
    • 4
  1. 1.Poznań University of TechnologyPoznańPoland
  2. 2.Poznań University of TechnologyPoznańPoland
  3. 3.Poznań University of TechnologyPoznańPoland
  4. 4.Poznań University of TechnologyPoznańPoland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04519-7
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-04518-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-04519-7
  • Series Print ISSN 2193-4614
  • Series Online ISSN 2193-4622
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