About This Course
This is the second introductory course for Spry, which addresses the fundamentals of source scheduling.
By the end of this course you should be able demonstrate the following:
- An overall understanding of what is unique to a Scenario and what is shared between all
- Creation of a new Source Scheduling Scenario including setting Processes, Equipment, Source Paths and Delays
- Basic Expression Editor use for Equipment Specifications/Hourly Rates such as If Statements
- The ability to read a line of Source Path and break down the expected behaviour of each
- The ability to make adjustments to Source Path lines and predict the behaviour of the changes
- An understanding of the various non-range tools available in the Source Path (Allow Advance, Processes, Order, Rate Factor, Percentage, Time/Date Delay, Prefix, InRange/NotInRange) and the effect of adjusting them
- A basic understanding of Arrays and the appropriate times to use them
- Use of the Snapshot viewer to troubleshoot and analyse a schedule run
- The setting and use of an Initial State
- Creation of advanced Scheduling tools including Constraints and Dependencies to set the scheduling conditions necessary for your expected Spry use in the future and how to troubleshoot unexpected behaviours
Ideally you have already completed the Introduction to Data course. If you have not, you should understand the fundamentals of how data is managed in Spry.
Suggested 3rd Party Installed Software
The recommended zip software for use with Spry Project Files is 7-Zip. This is free software available here.