An excellent introduction to SIMAN V, a leading-edge simulation language. Designed for the person who wants to begin simulating with SIMAN as quickly as possible, it emphasizes the language basics to provide quick instruction. Cinema is described within ARENA, a graphical environment that uses CAD-like drawing features. Covers handling constructs, complex modeling and several of the powerful extensions that have been added to the latest version of the language. Contains many examples and exercises to facilitate understanding and practical application.