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Re: Six Sigma & other Lean Concepts

 by jkirby ¦  Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:07 am ¦  Forum: SI Shared Items ¦  Topic: Six Sigma & other Lean Concepts ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 141

That would be great if you would share those here. :D

Thank you,


Announcing Simio Insider of the Month!

 by jkirby ¦  Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:16 pm ¦  Forum: Simio News and Announcements ¦  Topic: Announcing Simio Insider of the Month! ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 190

For the month of March, the username of our Exceptional Simio Insider is..... *drum roll* Elkherbawy What qualifies someone to be Simio Insider of the Month? A person who: Actively engages in the Simio Insider forum by providing helpful information to others. Provides shareable demonstration models ...

Re: Model of evacuation policies

 by jkirby ¦  Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:54 pm ¦  Forum: Simio News and Announcements ¦  Topic: Model of evacuation policies ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 1529

I'm not certain what you mean by policies. Do you mean events that would cause an evacuation of entities leaving an area? Or do you mean how they might leave an area?

Re: Vehicle problem

 by jkirby ¦  Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:25 pm ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Vehicle problem ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 1599

Hello, I'm not exactly certain what you are trying to do. But if you are trying maintain a certain number of entities at a location, you might want to use monitors and create vehicles. Or you can use scan steps at your Source nodes to release entities. Typically, it's the entity that summons the veh...

Re: Server wait to process

 by jkirby ¦  Thu Dec 01, 2016 3:12 pm ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Server wait to process ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 5316

How about using a state variable to count the amount of entities that have come out of your source and use another state variable in the source's Entities Per Arrival property? You can fire an event when the "count" state variable has reached a certain number that will assign the variable that you u...

Re: Server wait to process

 by jkirby ¦  Tue Nov 29, 2016 2:38 pm ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Server wait to process ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 5316

Hello vavei5,

When you say you want your source to stop, do you mean permanently or temporarily? You can do either.


Re: Standard Processes of vehicle

 by jkirby ¦  Tue Sep 06, 2016 10:35 am ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Standard Processes of vehicle ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 2704

Hi Zhouyaoxue, If you want to get a good look at the Process logic within a Vehicle in Simio, you can subclass the Vehicle object. Also, create a very basic transporter model, run the trace while stepping through or running the model. I hope this helps answer your question or at least provides a jum...

Re: Worker Priority

 by jkirby ¦  Thu Sep 01, 2016 2:09 pm ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Worker Priority ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 2624

Hello vavei5, You could use the Evaluating Seize Request Add-On Process for your worker. In the Decide step the expression Global.VisitRequestQueue.NumberWaiting>0 will evaluate if there are any entities in the Transporter Visit Request queues. Then use the Assign step to set the Token.ReturnValue t...

Re: single server multiple processing times

 by jkirby ¦  Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:56 pm ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: single server multiple processing times ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 3264

Hello Sammyy, I wanted to attach an example model I created to demonstrate how you can do what you are asking, but attaching files in the general forum is not permitted. Please feel free to join the Simio Insiders and then you will be able to view my response with the example model here: http://www....