An Introduction to SDML - a short course for beginners

Written by Bruce Edmonds of
the Centre for Policy Modelling,
Manchester Metropolitan University.

This is a tutorial written for a course in SDML run in Manchester in September 1996. It aims to give an introduction to the main features of SDML. It takes about 6 days of solid work to complete.

Note that the tutorial was designed for use with an earlier release of SDML (3.1), so you may encounter some small differences. Occasionally you will be prompted for additional information that is not mentioned in the tutorial; you should be able to simply click "OK" and continue. However, if you are stuck, please contact Steve Wallis or Bruce Edmonds.

To use this tutorial you will need:

If you wish to merely browse the tutorial without trying the examples you may do so here.