MicroLearning

MicroLearning QuickCoach Videos

Quick videos to coach you on using ExtendSim blocks, hierarchical blocks, and general ExtendSim usage.




ExtendSim Block Videos

 Equation Blocks

Equation Block BasicsEquation Block Basics
17:33 minutes
Introduction to Equation blocks. Learn about input and output variables, building equations, using and testing the equation editor, and basic syntax...
Equation DebuggerEquation Debugger
14:44 minutes
Intermediate level video covering enabling/disabling the Equation debugger, setting/removing breakpoints, and stepping through your code....

Chart Blocks

Chart Blocks - Common OptionsChart Blocks Common Options
5:11 minutes
Introduction to ExtendSim Chart blocks. Explore the dialog, data, and graph tabs, popup menu options, data collection, and cloning...
Trace EditorChart Blocks Trace Editor
6:16 minutes
Learn how to use the Trace Editor in Chart blocks by changing its name, colors, line thickness, symbols, etc....
Line ChartLine Chart
4:50 minutes
Introduction to the most useful block in the Chart library. Learn how to trace the history of values over time in a simulation...
Line Chart Graph PropertiesLine Chart Graph Properties
4:50 minutes
Introduction to the most useful block in the Chart library. Learn how to trace the history of values over time in a simulation...

Shift Block

Shift BlockShift Block
6:06 minutes
Why, how, and when to use a Shift block. Learn about types of shifts, shift-aware blocks, and connecting the Shift block...



Hierarchical Blocks


Heirarchical Blocks • BasicsHierarchical Blocks • Basics
4:21 minutes
Introduction to hierarchical blocks. Why you want to use hierarchical blocks, how to create then open a hierarchical block, label them, and more…
Hierarchical Blocks • ConnectorsHierarchical Blocks • Connectors
4:22 minutes
Adding, deleting, and renaming connectors on hierarchical blocks...
Hierarchical Blocks • RenamingHierarchical Blocks • Renaming
2:36 minutes
Labeling and renaming hierarchical blocks...
Hierarchical Blocks • Animation BasicsHierarchical Blocks • Animation Basics
9:51 minutes
Learn how to animate hierarchical blocks and their icons using animate value, item, activity, and queue animation...



Using ExtendSim

 

Cycle TimeCalculating Cycle Time
6:11 minutes
Learn what cycle time is, a few ways to calculate cycle time, and examine the Information block and other blocks used to define cycle time in ExtendSim...
Simulation SetupSimulation Setup
7:24 minutes
Brief introduction to the most frequently used functions of the Simulation Setup dialog, including setting up simulation run length, global time units, and running multiple replications...