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Tutorial...................................................................................................................................240 Phase I: Adding ARM to a model ..........................................................................................241 Add the Resource Manager block ................................................................................................. 241
Resource Pool................................................................................................................................ 241 Queue ............................................................................................................................................ 242 Resource Pool Release .................................................................................................................. 243 Save and run .................................................................................................................................. 243
Phase II: Organizing resources ..............................................................................................244 Resource Pools .............................................................................................................................. 245 Requirements tab of Resource Manager ....................................................................................... 246 Create a string attribute ................................................................................................................. 248 Save and run .................................................................................................................................. 250 Results ........................................................................................................................................... 250 Gathering statistical information ................................................................................................... 250
Phase III: An alternate method for creating pools .................................................................251 Use a Resource Manager to create a pool and resources .............................................................. 251 Create a resource requirement....................................................................................................... 252
Additional information...........................................................................................................255 Groups ........................................................................................................................................... 255 Resource orders ............................................................................................................................. 257 Status and transitions..................................................................................................................... 257 Properties....................................................................................................................................... 258 Release rules.................................................................................................................................. 260 Policies .......................................................................................................................................... 260
Resource requirements...........................................................................................................262 Hierarchy of a resource requirement ............................................................................................. 262 Steps to take before creating ......................................................................................................... 262 How to create a new resource requirement ................................................................................... 263 Filtering conditions ....................................................................................................................... 263 Quantity expressions ..................................................................................................................... 265 Resource requirements .................................................................................................................. 268 Default resource requirements ...................................................................................................... 268
Comparison of the three resource methods............................................................................269 The Advanced Resources database ........................................................................................271 Blocks that compose the ARM system ..................................................................................271 Primary transactions for ARM ...............................................................................................272
Item-initiated ARM transactions ................................................................................................... 273 Resource Pool-initiated ARM transactions ................................................................................... 275 Shift ............................................................................................................................................... 276
Activity-Based Costing ............................................................................................ 279 Blocks of interest ...................................................................................................................280 Modeling with activity-based costing....................................................................................281
Item types ...................................................................................................................................... 281 Defining costs and cost rates ......................................................................................................... 282 Combining resources with cost accumulators ............................................................................... 285 Combining cost accumulators ....................................................................................................... 287 Working with cost data.................................................................................................................. 287
How ExtendSim tracks costs .................................................................................................290 Setting the _cost and _rate attributes............................................................................................. 290 Combining resources with cost accumulators ............................................................................... 290 Calculating costs ........................................................................................................................... 291 Combining multiple cost accumulators......................................................................................... 292
Statistics and Model Metrics .................................................................................... 295


































































































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