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actually built. The following modeling is used.
Discipline Science
Social Sciences
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table gives some of the most common areas where continuous
Biology, Biotech, Chemistry, Ecology, Genetics, Mathemat- ics, Medicine, Pharmaceuti- cals, Physics
Aerospace, Agricultural, Auto- motive, Control Systems, Elec- tronic, Environmental, Forestry, Material Science, Mechanical, Mining, Nuclear, Petroleum
Finance, Information Technol- ogy, Inventory Management, Human Resources, Operations
Economics, Gender Studies, Migration, Psychology, Social Dynamics, Urban Studies
Chemical reaction kinetics, thermodynamics, paper mak- ing, population dynamics, growth/decay, competition/ cooperation, chaos, genetic algorithms
Hardware design verification, electro-mechanical systems, neural networks, adaptive sys- tems, algorithm validation, sig- nal processing
Forecasting, credit risk analy- sis, asset pricing, derivatives trading, data flow and sharing, inventory replacement strate- gies, resource allocation, pro- cess flow
Econometric studies, trade pol- icies, relationship modeling, finite capacity planning, eco- nomic booms and recessions, immigration policies
The next chapter in the Continuous Modeling module provides a tutorial that expands upon the Reservoir 1 model used in the guideā€™s Tutorial module. Chapter 3 describes typical industries and applications for continuous simulation such as scientific, engineering and business; it uses models provided with ExtendSim as illustrations.The final chapter of the Continuous Model- ing module discusses concepts specific to continuous simulations and give additional tips when building models.
The How To module that starts on page 564 includes chapters on topics relevant to all types of modeling, including creating a custom user interface, using mathematical and statistical func- tions, and statistically analyzing models.

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