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Using Blocks to Model Sensors

By Gail Kenny, Simulation Consultant
Published: April 4, 2017

Do you have sensors on your conveyors? We thought so. Don't worry, we've got you covered! In this Tips & Tricks, Gail walks us through how to model sensors to control the discrete movement of entities.

Our Experts on New Applications with Arena 15

By Darrell Starks, Principal Engineer
Published: April 4, 2017

Modeling high speed systems, such as canning and bottling lines, used to be a challenge using Discrete Event Simulation. Find out how Arena 15 is changing the game and allowing our users to solving bigger problems, faster, and more accurately.

Developing Solutions for Tomorrow’s Problems

By Steve Blatney, Account Manager
Published: April 4, 2017

"Engineers like to solve problems and if there are no problems readily available, they will seek them out." Steve talks about how Arena 15 is being used to solve tomorrow's problems today.

Here Are the Next 3 Industrial Engineers You Should Be Looking To Hire

By Nancy Zupick, Consulting & Support Manager
Published: January 31, 2017

Three students tackle a big problem, develop professionalism, and solve a real world challenge. Check out their interview after winning the IISE 2016 Student Simulation Competition!

4 Keys for Every Project

By Melanie Barker, Arena Simulation Consultant
Published: January 27, 2017

While the technical approach to creating a simulation project is documented and widely understood, there are key aspects of the process that are not discussed but which are critical to the success of the project.

Changing Attribute Values in a Queue or Group

By Melanie Barker, Arena Simulation Consultant
Published: January 23, 2017

You’ve probably used the Assign module to change the value of an entity’s attribute. But what if you need to change the attribute value of an entity that’s in a queue or group and you can’t remove it? That’s where the A() Variable can come in handy.

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