Pune University Simulation and Modeling Question Papers

Pune University Simulation and Modeling Question Papers

B.E. (Production) SIMULATION AND MODELING (2008 Pattern) (Elective – II) (Sem. – I)

Time: 3 Hours]                                                                                              [Max. Marks :100

Instructions to the candidates:

1)            Answer any three questions from each section.

2)            Answers to the two sections should be written in separate books.

3)            Neat diagrams must be drawn whenever necessary.

4)            Figures to the right indicate full marks.

5)            Assume suitable data, if necessary.


Q1) a) What is simulation? List a few advantages and disadvantages of simulation.         [8]

b) What do you mean by system modeling? Write difference between continuous and discrete system.                                                                                        [8]


Q2) a) Explain various areas of applications of simulation in service sector. [8] b) Write event and activities are associated with the operation of your cash transaction in bank.           [8]

Q3) a) What is queuing model? How it is useful for Simulation? Example the simulation of single queuing system.                                                                              [8]

b) Explain the following queuing system characteristics :                                   [8]

i)             Calling population

ii)           System capacity

iii)        Arrival process

iv)         Queue behavior and discipline

v)            Service time and service mechanism


Q4) a) With a suitable flow chart describe two server queue.                                       [8]

b) Explain the inventory system in simulation.                                                                                                   [8]


Q5) a) Explain the different techniques of simulation output analysis. [8] b) Explain the linear congruential method for generating random numbers and generate three random numbers using above method with X0 = 30, a = 15 c = 40 and m = 100.                                            [10]


Q6) a) Explain the various testes used for testing random numbers for their desirable properties.                                                                                                          [10]

b) Define random number. Explain statistical properties of random numbers with example.                                                                                                     [8]


Q7) a) Explain type of simulation with respect to output analysis. Give at least two example.     [8]

b) What is output analysis? State its purpose. Explain point estimation and interval estimation.                                                                                                 [8]


Q8) a) Explain chi-square goodness of fit test to accept or reject a candidate distribution.           [8]

b) With illustrative example describe the output analysis for steady state simulations.                                                                                                                     [8]

Q9) a) Discuss how the performance of simulated system is measured and estimated with suitable example.                                                                                            [8]

b) Discuss about a simulation of a material handling shop.                                 [8]


Q10)a) What are Input parameters to be consider in flexible manufacturing systems.        [8]

b) Discuss about a simulation of a automated warehouse system. [8]

Q11)a) Define simulation language. Give detailed overview of GPS. [8] b) Enlist various simulation software used in simulation of discrete system manufacturing with its important features.                                                                                                                                [10]


Q12)Write a short note :                                                                                                    [18]

a)            Advantages and Disadvantages and pitfalls of simulation.

b)            Monte Carlo method of simulation.

c)            Pseudo-Random Numbers.

Pune University Simulation and Modeling Question Papers

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