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Course, academic year 2022/2023
Enterprise Processes Simulation - N445036
Title: Simulace podnikových procesů
Guaranteed by: Department of Computing and Control Engineering (445)
Actual: from 2022
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:3
E-Credits: summer s.:3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:1/2, MC [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Additional information:
Guarantor: Hanta Vladimír Ing. CSc.
Is interchangeable with: N437026
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: TAJ445 (14.12.2013)
The course deals with modelling, simulation and optimization of discrete event systems. These systems do not change continuously but only at occurrence of discrete events important from the system behaviour point of view . These are mainly batch and piece productions and logistics, transport and service systems. Witness simulation system is used to model these systems and to carry out simulation and optimization experiments. Special attention is paid to modelling random phenomena such as breakdowns and unplanned repairs. The course is oriented practically.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Hanta Vladimír Ing. CSc. (26.06.2013)

Students will be able to:

  • analyze production, service and logistics processes
  • create their simulation models as discrete event systems
  • perform simulation experiments on models and find the optimum variant of processes
  • automatically monitor, record and process actions ongoing in modelled processes
  • prepare a complex project from analysis of requirements to implementation proposals
Literature -
Last update: TAJ445 (30.09.2013)

R: Leemis L.M., Park S.K.: Discrete-Event Simulation: A First Course. Pearson Prentice Hall, 2006, 0-13-142917-5

R: Robinson S.: Successful Simulation. McGraw-Hill, London, 1994, 0-07-707622-2

Learning resources -
Last update: Hanta Vladimír Ing. CSc. (26.06.2013)

Introduction to the use of Witness.

Videcká Z.: Witness 2000. User's Guide. VUT, Brno 2001

Peredo C. H.: Learning Witness. Lanner Group, Houston 1998

Teaching methods -
Last update: Hanta Vladimír Ing. CSc. (26.06.2013)

Analysis of selected model processes.

Creating simulation models, their validation and verification.

Simulation experiments, process optimization.

Solution of model simulation projects under teacher guidance.

Work on individual simulation projects.

Requirements to the exam -
Last update: Hanta Vladimír Ing. CSc. (26.06.2013)
Conditions for obtaining graded credit:
  • at least 80% attendance at seminars
  • submission of all models
  • presentation of the individual projects
  • final test
Syllabus -
Last update: Hanta Vladimír Ing. CSc. (13.11.2012)

1. Management process modelling, methodology of decision situation models design

2. Simulation models, basic elements of simulation models

3. Random processes, their quantification in simulation models

4. Main areas of simulation models implementation in material and financial flows

5. Application of spreadsheets for simulation modelling

6. Directed graphs, Petri nets

7. Optimization processes in simulation models

8. Simulation software Witness

9. Basic simulation elements for simulation models design in Witness environment

10. Formulation of rules for control of modelled flows, WCL language

11. Communication environment of Witness, connections with enterprise information systems

12. Optimization tools, creation of summary reports

13. Case studies, short-term planning, service processes, prognostic models

14. Application of simulation model in technological processes optimization

Entry requirements -
Last update: Hanta Vladimír Ing. CSc. (02.02.2016)
Necessary requirements:
  • Ability to work with computers
  • Basic level of Microsoft Excel skills
Registration requirements -
Last update: Hanta Vladimír Ing. CSc. (26.06.2013)

Applications of Computer Science, Algorithms and Programming

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 0,5 14
Práce na individuálním projektu 1,5 42
Účast na seminářích 1 28
3 / 3 84 / 84
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 25
Report from individual projects 35
Continuous assessment of study performance and course -credit tests 40