Course Title Course Code Program Level

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
42 34 64 140 3 5

Teaching Staff Cenap Erdemir
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites IST 201 , IST 203, IST 211
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives Teaching techniques of the constructing the statistical simulation model of a business systems considering the random effect son the system behavior.
Course Content Course contains subjects of the constructing a simulation models of a system and the interpretation of simulation results. Course contain also Monte Carlo methods.
Learning Outcomes (LO) A simulation models algorithms will be able to developed for solve the problems in business such as operation research, management and statistics.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Basic definitions and concepts: System, goal of system, system simulation.
2. Week Creation of random variables. Some simple simulations using uniform distributions: Random walk
3. Week Simple simulations using uniform distributions: Integral calculation, simple utility unit simulation.
4. Week Other Monte Carlo methods.
5. Week Random number generation methods. Inverse transformation, rejection methods.
6. Week Empirical distribution and direct simulation.
7. Week Conducting a complete simulation study.
8. Week Industrial and business applications: Facility utilization.
9. Week Industrial and business applications: Equipment maintenance,
10. Week Industrial and business applications: Inventory control and network.
11. Week Risk analysis of investments and insurance.
12. Week Queuing applications: The single-channel single station queue
13. Week Determining queue length versus time.
14. Week Reviewing of the simulation languages.
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%) 5
Practice (%)
Labs (%) 5
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 50
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References C. ERDEMİR, C.KADILAR, Benzetim Tekniklerine Giriş, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayınları, Ankara, 2003 Gottfried B.S., Elements of Stochastic Procecess Simulation, Prentice-Hall, Englwood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1984. Law A. M. and David Kelton, Simulation Modelling and Anaysis, McGraw-Hill, New- York, 1992. Bank J. ve Diğ, Discrete-Event System Simulation, Practice Hall, 2005
Work Placement(s)
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