Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering - Leading Process and Product Improvement

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IME 3300 - Simulation Modeling and Analysis

Catalog Description:

Use of computer modeling and discrete event simulation methodology with emphasis on designing and analyzing manufacturing and service systems. Commercial simulation packages will be used.

Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisite: IME 2620.

Credits: 3 hours

Lecture Hours - Laboratory Hours: (3 to 0)

Course Objectives, Performance Criteria, and Outcomes:

Course Objectives

ABET-EAC Outcomes2


Performance Criteria Measured1

Apply knowledge of mathematics and engineering to discrete-event simulation problems.


B2: Uses experiments and their results to improve a process.

Numerically analyze and solve all discrete-event simulation problems.


K3: Applies systems tools (LP, MSM) to model and solve problems.

Report and present individual and group results.


D2: Researches and gathers information for team project.

Performance Criteria1: IME performance criteria may be found at

ABET-EAC Outcomes2: Outcomes may be found at

*results tracked in ABET course notebooks


Simulation using ProModel; 2nd edition; Harrell, Ghosh and Bowden; McGraw Hill; 2004.

Notes on Simulation Modeling using ProModel; Houshyar.

Course Coordinator:

Azim Houshyar
Western Michigan University
E-219 Parkview Campus
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5336
Phone: 276-3363

Revision Date: Summer 2011


Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Western Michigan University
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