Industrial Engineer Engineering and Management Solutions at Work

December 2011    |    Volume: 43    |    Number: 12

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Simulation success skills

A solid process can make your models valuable now and beyond their lifespan

By David Sturrock

A simulation project is much more than building a model. The skills required go well beyond knowing a particular simulation tool. Taking important precautions can enable project success and help avoid common traps. As a bonus, you probably will find that many of the same techniques for successful simulation projects can help in numerous other projects.

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