Checking date: 16/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Simulation of networks and telematics applications
Study: Master in Telematics Engineering (264)

Coordinating teacher: SERRANO YAÑEZ-MINGOT, PABLO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Telematic Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
It is required to have some basic knowledge of statistics and probability, plus some programming skills.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
Critical analysis of a simulation tools capabilities, in particular with respect to telematics engineering problems. Analysis and evaluation of the results from a simulation tool.
Description of contents: programme
Fundamentals of simulation for telematics. Variables to consider, modules, simulation time handling. Core elements of a discrete-event simulator tool: event handling, time advance. Development of a simulation project, presentation and defense. Simulation environments for discrete-event simulation.
Learning activities and methodology
Classroom lectures, exposing the fundamentals of simulations. Laboratory classes, where the focus is set on developing simulation tools and on their use.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 20
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 80
Basic Bibliography
  • Averill M. Law. Simulation Modeling and Analysis. McGraw-Hill. 2015

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.