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ExtendSim for Discrete-Event System Simulation

eTextbook; includes ExtendSim Student

The standard in discrete event simulation software combines with the standard in undergraduate simulation textbooks!

Adhering to the layout of Discrete-Event System Simulation ("DESS") by Banks, et al., the textbook, ExtendSim for Discrete-Event System Simulation *, uses ExtendSim as a pedagogical tool to explore and expand upon the principles discussed in the DESS textbook. This use of ExtendSim makes simulation concepts more easily communicated by instructors and more accessible to students.

Use ExtendSim to visually explore concepts such as entities, attributes, events, activities, and delays
Interactively examine the characteristics of single-server and multi-server queueing systems
Learn about event scheduling, random number generation, and the proper use of random distributions
Run trials and experiments on DESS examples using the LT version of ExtendSim

ExtendSim for Discrete-Event System Simulation includes:

Easy-to-use and informative ExtendSim implementations of DESS examples
Selected solutions to end-of-chapter exercises
ExtendSim tutorials specifically designed for the DESS book
Supplemental discussions based on the DESS chapters
Access to supplemental instructor material **
A limited (student) version of the ExtendSim software

Purchasing ExtendSim for Discrete-Event System Simulation

ExtendSim for Discrete-Event System Simulation is available as an eTextbook either on CD or for download from the ExtendSim Store. If you are using the textbook for instructional purposes, Imagine That Inc. offers discounts so you can download the textbook for a reduced price. (List price is $100.)

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Discounts for Universities

There are 2 ways to receive a huge discounts on ExtendSim for Discrete Event System Simulation!

1 ExtendSim Adopters
  If your university is an ExtendSim Adopter, you may be eligible to purchase ExtendSim for Discrete Event System Simulation for the low cost of just $25! Contact your professor to receive a Discount Coupon code you can use in the ExtendSim Store to receive a $75 discount off the $100 list price.
2 Students
  If you intend to use the textbook for instructional purposes, use the Discount Coupon Code DESS58297 to get $50 off either the download only or the boxed package + download of ExtendSim for Discrete-Event System Simulation.

If you already own ExtendSim... already have access to the textbook. ExtendSim for Discrete-Event System Simulation is included in every ExtendSim license.

When you open ExtendSim, the GettingStarted.mox file that automatically opens when you open ExtendSim, has a button on the bottom right to link you to the DESS QuickStart.mox control panel. From here, you can easily access the pdf of the textbook as well as the example models discussed in each chapter.

** Supplemental Instructor Material

Available through the ExtendSim Exchange.

Package contains a presentation plus student workbook for free download.


* The 5th edition of Discrete-Event System Simulation is required for use with this text and must be obtained separately.