POM-QM can be installed on your own computer from the CD that came with the Heizer-Render text.
Remember, you can't install anything on the school computers.
You can also download demo version 8 of EXTEND from the vendor. These also must be installed. These run under Vista/win 7.
Imagine That! Website with more EXTEND Resources. Demo V8 is under the downloads link, but you have to install it and models can't be saved.
<>POM-QM upgrades from Prentice-Hall must be installed. http://wps.prenhall.com/bp_weiss_software_1/0,6750,91664-,00.html
<>Some videos on manual (noncomputer) models:
|Minimax regrets regrets.html|
|Zero sum Game 0sum.html|
|Prisoner's dilemma game prisdlma.html|
|Spam example of a "prisoner's dilemma type" game:
version showing technical aspects of making the video
version with cutdown screen
PivotTables and Simpson's paradoxExample
|(Links to videos in 4326)
|Excel file for the XY LP Problem||xylp2.xls|
|PDF of the geometric solution of the XY LP Problem||lpgeom.pdf|
|Video on XY LP problem set up||xylp1|
|Video on XY LP problem set up in solver||xylpsol|
|Video on XY LP problem sensitivity data in solver||xylpsens|
|Tech Travel Sensitivity analysis example||techtravel "manual" calculations|
|techtravel rationale for solver sensitivity|
|LP Diet problem from Heizer-Render||Get dietLPstart5320.xls I've done
most of the configuration and POM solution for you
|Description of LP Diet problem
From the Heizer-Render Textbook
|Dietdata copy from pdf at H-Z website and parse into EXCEL.
to copy it from the handout, but this video shows how to get data from
After pasting into EXCEL, Parse by data/ text to columns.
|Easier way--pasting and parsing data into excel from the assignment webpage||parsdiet|
|Configuring diet Data for Solver model in EXCEL||diettbl|
|Solver setup & solve diet problem||dietsolv|
|For some reason I don't understand there is
problem in the school system with EXCEL 2007 that an attempt to
sensitivity data in EXCEL SOLVER at this point results in an
I have reproduced this problem in Vista and EXCEL 2007 on my own system, so made a video for it. The workaround is to solve without sensitivity analysis, then re-solve and get the sensitivity analysis.The second time around, it works.
you have to go through a full cycle to a successful solution before going back to get the sensitivity report. That is, solve without asking for sensitivity, then go back into solver and solve again, this time asking for the sensitivity report.
If you solve, ask for sensitivity, get the error, then solve again and again ask for sensitivity, you will have an endless cyle of errors. Remember: insanity is doing the same thing repetitively and expecting something different to happen.
I've not yet reproduced this problem in EXCEL SOLVER 2010, but there are other issues.
|paste diet data into POM-QM and solve||dietpoms|
|paste PrtSc from POM into EXCEL and crop graphics in EXCEL and TextBox for discussion||PrtScpom|
|Centra Class Recording on screen capture to make a one-page report on the Diet LP project-- Do Not use the "Print Screen" Button that shows on the screen with some versions of POM-QM--use the Print screen button on your keyboard to capture to the clipboard.||Mon101606pt2|
|Knapsack model in solver||knapsack.html|
Macdog Queuing in EXTEND
|MacDog experiment One page report example|
|Expt1, Constant vs. variable service rate. If necessary, see Expt 1 below|
|Experiment 2, hook up a second server||extexpt2|
|random service and 2 separate queues||2queues|
|Combine queues the easy way||expt3ezway|
|Combining Queues with a combine block||combqueues|
|Macdog expts. Done by me--these are long videos with excruciating detail. You can use the slider to skip over repetitive runs if you want.||Shorter versions
Where I have done the experiments for you
|expt1||Fixed vs. random service rate|| EXPT 1
|expt2||adding a second server||EXPT 2
|Quiz to turn in hardcopy last
|ExtendSim Resources on my
|ExtendSim Resources on your Hard
Drive after installing Extend v.6 from the student disk
|ExtendSim Resources at the
ExtendSim Website -- free books, seminars and tutorials
|ExtendSim Peculiarities, Foibles
|Project Management Videos|
|Project Management theory 1||Projppt1|
|Project Management theory 2||projppt2|
|project management Practical aspects-what should you do?||projppt3|
Learning Curve Videos
|Learning Curve Theory||lerncurvtheory.html|
|Learning Curve Practical Aspects:
|The Insulin Fitration-A war story about the midnight operator effect||Insulin filtration|
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