Editing Batch Modules
modules can be added to the flowchart view via dragging and dropping (see Editing Create Modules
for a demonstration) and edited by double clicking on the module.
Batch modules are the grouping mechanism for Arena simulation models. The Type
of batch must be specified as either
. Temporary batches must later be split using a Separate
module. The Size
of a Batch is user-defined. Any specified number of entering entities or may be matched together based on attribute.
Entities arriving at the Batch
module are placed in a queue until the required number of entities has accumulated. Once accumulated, a new Representative
A good example of a Batch module is collecting a number of parcels before embarking on a courier delivery run (see the flash movie titled "Adding Deliveries to Courier Model " in the Courier Service Model
- 25 Aug 2009