ExtendSim Features

ExtendSim

ExtendSim is a modular application. Each package in the ExtendSim family of simulation tools offers the same core set of high-end features. Packages differ based on added functionality. These are just a few of the capabilities packed into ExtendSim products.


Product >
price per Individual license >
Pro
US$4995
DE
US$3495
CP
US$995

Extensible Modular Design
•Pre-built libraries of blocks for modeling tasks and continuous processes Play Video • • •
•Create custom blocks and components, save in libraries for reuse • • •
•Message-based Item library for discrete event modelingPlay Video • •  
•Integrated Stat::Fit application - fit data to a distribution • •  
•ExtendSim DB Add-In for creating ExtendSim databases in Excel •    
•Rate module for simulating high-speed or large-volume bulk flow systems Play Video •    
•Reliability module that integrates RBD with process flow simulation •    

Graphical Model Building & Simulation Framework
•Right-Click to automatically add and connect blocks on worksheet • • •
•Unlimited hierarchical layers and submodels; save Hblocks in libraries • • •
•Authoring environment for creating custom interactive model interfaces • • •
•Clone parameters, tables, and charts to worksheet and Notebooks • • •
•Change parameters and interact with model during simulation run • • •
•On-screen results, graphs, reports, and integrated animation • • •
•Full-featured equation editor for compiled logical statements and mini-programs • • •
•Numerous tools and methods for monitoring and verifying results • • •
•35 built-in distributions, plus create your own • • •
•64-bit scalability - build, view, and run models of any size • • •
•Advanced Resource Management for complex resource requirements and allocation rules • •  
•Template library with pre-fabricated model segments • •  
•Identify system entities using string, value, and database attributes • •  
•Simulate rate-based flow of material - tanks, levels, valves, and storage •    
•Identify and organize quantities of flow using layer and string layer attributes •    
•Graphically define reliability relationships between system components •    

Experimentation, Optimization, & Statistical Analysis
•Scenario Manager with export of analysis to JMP and Minitab • • •
•Evolutionary Optimizer - open source and fully integrated • • •
•Sensitivity analysis for exploring alternatives • • •
•Quantile and interval statistical analysis with confidence intervals • • •
•Dynamically export data to Excel for analysis • • •
•Warm-up periods with statistical clearing • • •
•Activity Based Costing for assessing financial outcomes • •  
•Automatic summary statistics for queues, activities, and resources • •  
•Import data-fitted distributions from Stat::Fit •    

Data Management & Exchange, Reports, Connectivity
•Internal relational databases provide a robust foundation for scalable models • • •
•Dynamically link model data and tables with internal database tables • • •
•Import/Export model data using Excel, databases that are ODBC or ADO compliant (Microsoft Access, Oracle, MySQL, SQLServer; Windows only), and XML or FTP files • • •
•Multiple Notebooks per model, for documentation and inputs/outputs • • •
•Interactive read/write to exchange data with Excel • • •
•Reports Manager with multiple customizable filters • • •
•Customizable Scatter, Line, Histogram, and DB Line Chart blocks • • •
•Automated reports on component reliability, down events, TBF, TTR, and more •    
•Exchange model data with Oracle database •    

Developer Power
•Integrated development environment optimized for simulation • • •
•Create reusable blocks and components in any field; save in libraries • • •
•Graphical UI builder for custom block dialogs and icons • • •
•Blocks are compiled to machine code for speed • • •
•Rich API with thousands of built-in functions • • •
•Interactive source code debugger with conditional breakpoints • • •
•Profiler for optimizing block performance • • •
•Create wizards for tasks or to interact with users • • •
•Call DLLs and Shared Libraries for additional capabilities • • •
•Control of and by other applications using COM/ActiveX • • •
•Exposed database API including database event messages • • •
•Open source discrete event technology • •  
•Open source rate-based technology •    
•Advanced LP solver technology •    
•Integrated reliability block diagramming tool •    

•Extensive online Help • • •
•Get up to speed rapidly with a detailed model-building videos and tutorialsPlay Video • • •
•More than 100 example models from a wide variety of industries • • •
•Online tips & techniques • • •
•Free Trial versions • • •

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