Advanced System Simulation (MDES650) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Advanced System Simulation MDES650 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
An introductory statistics course having a comparable content to IE 220.
Course Language English
Course Type Elective Courses Taken From Other Departments
Course Level Ph.D.
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The course intends to give a background of simulation for modeling complex engineering systems. The students are directed to practical work concerning their specific field of research based on this foundation.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To provide students a working knowledge of simulation theory and applications. To understand and apply advanced concepts of simulation to complex engineering problems. To emphasize the application areas of simulation.
Course Content Discrete simulation models for complex systems, input probability distributions, random variable generation, statistical inferences, variance reduction, continuous processes, verification and validation, advanced models.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction (definitions and types of simulations) Related pages of the other sources
2 Discrete simulation models and their mechanisms for complex systems Related pages of the other sources
3 Statistical methods for selecting input probability distributions, generating random variables Related pages of the other sources
4 Making statistical inferences from simulation results Related pages of the other sources
5 Variance reduction techniques, experimental design. Related pages of the other sources
6 Case study I Related pages of the other sources
7 Modeling continuous processes Related pages of the other sources
8 Modeling continuous processes Related pages of the other sources
9 Verification and validation of simulation models Related pages of the other sources
10 Case study II Related pages of the other sources
11 Multivariate data analysis-Time series analysis-Forecasting Related pages of the other sources
12 Advanced methods for simulation. Related pages of the other sources
13 Advanced methods for simulation Related pages of the other sources
14 Case study III-Future perspectives in simulation. Related pages of the other sources
15 Overall review -
16 Final exam -

Sources

Course Book 1. -
Other Sources 2. [1] Simulation Modeling and Analysis, 4Ed., Law, McGraw-Hill, New York, 2000.
3. [2] Kelton, D., R. Sadowski, and D. Sturrock, Simulation with Arena, McGraw-Hill, 3rd edition, 2003.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory 1 10
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 4 20
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 8 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Gains the ability to understand and apply knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and basic sciences at the level of expertise.
2 Gains the ability to access wide and deep knowledge in the field of Engineering by doing scientific research with current techniques and methods, evaluate, interpret and implement the gained knowledge.
3 Being aware of the latest developments his/her field of study, defines problems, formulates and develops new and/or original ideas and methods in solutions.
4 Designs and applies theoretical, experimental, and model-based research, analyzes and interprets the results obtained at the level of expertise.
5 Gains the ability to use the applications, techniques, modern tools and equipment in his/her field of study at the level of expertise.
6 Designs, executes and finalizes an original work process independently.
7 Can work in interdisciplinary and interdisciplinary teams, lead teams, use the information of different disciplines together and develop solution approaches.
8 Pays regard to scientific, social and ethical values in all professional activities and acquires responsibility consciousness at the level of expertise.
9 Contributes to the literature by communicating the processes and results of his/her academic studies in written form or orally in national and international academic environments, communicates effectively with communities and scientific staff working in the field of specialization.
10 Gains the skill of lifelong learning at the level of expertise.
11 Communicates verbally and in written form using a foreign language at least at the European Language Portfolio B2 General Level.
12 Recognizes the social, environmental, health, safety, legal aspects of engineering applications, as well as project management and business life practices, being aware of the limitations they place on engineering applications.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory 1 2 2
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 2 32
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 4 8 32
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 4 8
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 132