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Forum: Competitive Comparisons 12-28-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 27,981
Posted By Kenny Macleod
FlexSim vs Any Logic

Are there any Any Logic users that can give a sound comparison with FlexSim.

Looking for comparison at various skill levels. Such as basic modelling and hardcore coding capabilities.


Thanks...
Forum: Pre-sales Questions 02-18-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 37,072
Posted By Kenny Macleod
FlexSim have started a good blog and have...

FlexSim have started a good blog and have published some case studies.
http://www.flexsim.com/blog/

There are also some on our website
http://tmnsimulation.com.au/tag/case-studies/
Forum: Q&A 02-11-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 11,242
Posted By Kenny Macleod
Update?

Scheduling is a big issue in my country, particularly timetables, supply-chain and staffing.

Are there any other schedulers that would be worth considering - thinking of Drools Planner but it...
Forum: Q&A 11-16-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 8,021
Posted By Kenny Macleod
Flexsim in the Cloud.

I know people are interested in this subject so here is what Alex from Flexsim told me (forwarded with his permission).

Much of this was presented at Flexsimposium.

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Kenny

I'm...
Forum: Q&A 11-16-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 9,700
Posted By Kenny Macleod
Thanks Brandon, file has been requested.

Thanks Brandon, file has been requested.
Forum: Q&A 11-09-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 9,700
Posted By Kenny Macleod
Lightbulb Generating conveyor layouts from CAD

I've been asked what's involved in generating a model on the fly, from info contained in a CAD drawing - either with or without interim data prebuild/manipulation.

The CAD drawing would be the...
Forum: Pre-sales Questions 08-24-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 28,069
Posted By Kenny Macleod
Running Flexsim on a Virtual machine

Is it possible to get full funtionality on VM yet?

Previous posts have mentioned USB-based licencing issues (obviously resolved now) and graphics issues.

I have an Organisation that mostly...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 07-18-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 8,856
Posted By Kenny Macleod
Awesome David, thanks! I was thinking of...

Awesome David, thanks!

I was thinking of doing a Beer Game a while back but didn't know how to start.

I'll have a play with it and get back to you.

Kenny
Forum: Competitive Comparisons 07-12-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 24,262
Posted By Kenny Macleod
Don't know too much about Class David; but it...

Don't know too much about Class David; but it seems to focus only on warehousing.

Cheers, Kenny
Forum: Q&A 03-30-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 10,142
Posted By Kenny Macleod
Does anyone have a dock crane?

I'm modelling a dock (using Standard Flexsim) but can't use the standard gantry crane, and an oversized robot looks and moves wrong.

Does anyone have a normal crane object that I could use....
Forum: Q&A 02-16-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 10,977
Posted By Kenny Macleod
Capturing a 2D picture/drawing of a model.

Has anyone captured or exported a flexim model to a 2D floorplan? Could be CAD or any other format.

A project that I am considering requires the user to be able to alter rooms, furniture, etc to...
Forum: Installation 12-03-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 23,309
Posted By Kenny Macleod
That would be good Phil. We can't in all honesty...

That would be good Phil. We can't in all honesty say that Flexsim is fully compatible with Sketchup files if it needs Sketchup to have already been installed.
Forum: Pre-sales Questions 10-01-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 20,044
Posted By Kenny Macleod
Any takers for this question? If there is no...

Any takers for this question?

If there is no intention to have this type of crane, please remove it from www.flexsim.com, as it causes confusion.

Thanks, Kenny
Forum: Pre-sales Questions 09-11-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 20,044
Posted By Kenny Macleod
About 15 screenshots on Flexsim.com CT page refer...

About 15 screenshots on Flexsim.com CT page refer to a model that runs a different type of port-side crane (with a swinging boom) than the standard one (a moving gantry).

I know that this was an...
Forum: Competitive Comparisons 08-30-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 32,693
Posted By Kenny Macleod
Both are Discrete Event Simulation applications...

Both are Discrete Event Simulation applications but Flexsim and SIMUL8 are not really competitive. SIMUL8 has been about for a while and is well known (partly due to a good university programme),...
Forum: Q&A 07-13-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 10,780
Posted By Kenny Macleod
Thanks Esther, i hope you enjoyed the challenge. ...

Thanks Esther, i hope you enjoyed the challenge.

I finally managed to get all shapes aligned in the animator (it kept crashing) but couldn't get the animation going - something in there must be...
Forum: Q&A 07-12-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 10,780
Posted By Kenny Macleod
I opted to try to build and animate the double...

I opted to try to build and animate the double robot but Flexsim keeps crashing when I add new objects to the animator.

It doesn't seem to be at any particular spot and there's no error messages...
Forum: Q&A 07-04-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 10,780
Posted By Kenny Macleod
Modelling a 12-joint robot!

We have an interesting situation here where a small robot has been bolted onto the end of a larger robot - giving a 12-jont long-reach megga-supple robot. To add to the fun, it's sitting on a rail!!...
Forum: Q&A 07-01-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 12,314
Posted By Kenny Macleod
CAD's STEP format

Has anyone used or converted a 3D STEP file to work in Flexsim?

The files that will be coming my way are between 20 & 75 MB - The objects will be flow items on a conveyor, but only a small number...
Forum: Q&A 06-28-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 29,938
Posted By Kenny Macleod
Now you're just showing off!! Thanks Jason,...

Now you're just showing off!!

Thanks Jason, I assume you "just" hacked the standard object and added the operator bits - Yes?
Forum: Q&A 06-23-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 14,810
Posted By Kenny Macleod
Thanks Guys - I appreciate your help and advice.

Thanks Guys - I appreciate your help and advice.
Forum: Q&A 06-23-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 29,938
Posted By Kenny Macleod
Thank you guys - some good pointers here. Yes it...

Thank you guys - some good pointers here. Yes it would be good to have a way to alter resources directly in Experimenter.

While we're on the subject, has anyone found any other ways that Flexsim...
Forum: Q&A 06-22-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 14,810
Posted By Kenny Macleod
Thanks Steven, that makes sense. I think I was...

Thanks Steven, that makes sense. I think I was looking for some kind of interface and thinking it was more complicated than it was.

As for the navigable HTML compliation, I hadn't heard if it...
Forum: Q&A 06-22-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 29,938
Posted By Kenny Macleod
Thanks for that Steven, I'll confirm how AnyLogic...

Thanks for that Steven, I'll confirm how AnyLogic manages the multi operator types.

So then when running an experiment, the VT can be reset for the correct number of processore/operators each...
Forum: Q&A 06-22-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 29,938
Posted By Kenny Macleod
Anything AnyLogic can do, we can do better - hopefully!

We're trying to replicate an existing AnyLogic model in Flexsim, as part of a Flexsim evaluation, but one issue is getting complicated.

In direct comparisson with AnyLogic, there is one very...
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