Simulation method

Precautions, Comparisons and Steps for simulation use (I’ll share again some quotes from same book)

Simulation’s effectiveness is based largely on the modeler’s ability to identify cause and effect relationship in system and conduct appropriate experiment


  • Can be expensive and time consuming to initially get started.
  • Sometimes easier and better solutions get overlooked.
  • Results can be misinterpreted.
  • Human and technological factors may get ignored.
  • May place too much confidence in simulation results
  • It’s difficult to verify whether the results are valid. Read more of this post