Page 3 - ExtendSim User Guide
P. 3

USER GUIDE TABLE OF CONTENTS
ABOUT EXTENDSIM
Table of Contents
Preface...................................................................................................................... 1
Introduction .............................................................................................................. 3 Why simulation is important..................................................................................................4 Simulation with ExtendSim ...................................................................................................4 What ExtendSim can do ........................................................................................................4
Modeling capabilities.....................................................................................................................4
Simulation architecture..................................................................................................................5 What’s new in this release .....................................................................................................6 Levels of use ..........................................................................................................................6 About this User Guide ...........................................................................................................6 Additional resources ..............................................................................................................7 Model illustrations .................................................................................................................8
TUTORIAL
Running a Model...................................................................................................... 13 Opening the Reservoir model ................................................................................................14 Model basics ..........................................................................................................................15
Blocks ............................................................................................................................................15
Connections ...................................................................................................................................16 Blocks used in the Reservoir model ......................................................................................17 Running the Reservoir model ................................................................................................18 Displaying the results on the Plotter ......................................................................................18 Notebooks ..............................................................................................................................19 Making changes to the model ................................................................................................19
Adding and removing blocks.........................................................................................................20
Changing dialog parameters ..........................................................................................................20 Other modifications ...............................................................................................................21
Building a Model...................................................................................................... 23 Steps to create the Reservoir model.......................................................................................24 Opening a new model worksheet...........................................................................................25 Setting the simulation parameters..........................................................................................25 Building the model.................................................................................................................25
Basic steps......................................................................................................................................25 About libraries ...............................................................................................................................26 Adding blocks to the model...........................................................................................................26 Connecting blocks..........................................................................................................................28
Working with block dialogs ...................................................................................................30 Rainfall source ...............................................................................................................................30 Stream source.................................................................................................................................31 Combining the sources...................................................................................................................32 Water in the reservoir.....................................................................................................................32


































































































   1   2   3   4   5