BSOP 429 Production Activity Control Just in Time Final Exam

BSOP 429 Production Activity Control and Just-in-timeWeek 8 Final ExamPage 1(TCO 4) The priority rule, which will sequence jobs in the order they are received, is _____. (Points : 5)(TCO 2) In an assignment method problem, if it takes Abe 3 hours to build a birdhouse and 4 hours for a doghouse, and Betty takes 4 hours for a birdhouse and 3 hours for a doghouse, what is the reduced cost (in hours) of assigning Betty to build the doghouse? (Points : 5)(TCO 2) A major difference between manufacturing and service systems in terms of scheduling is (Points : 5)(TCO 3) Scheduling in service systems may involve scheduling which of the following?(Points : 5)(TCO 5) The owner and operator of the local franchise of Handyman, Inc., has four jobs to do today, shown in the order they were received:(TCO 6) Building up an inventory of standard parts or modules instead of immediately producing the finished end items is the essence of (Points : 5)(TCO 7) With regard to suppliers, JIT systems typically require (Points : 5)(TCO 10) Which of the following is characteristic of the JIT philosophy? (Points : 5)(TCO 1) In make-to-stock systems, fluctuations in sales volume are managed through which of the following? (Points : 5)(TCO 5) In an MRP master schedule, the planning horizon is often separated into a series of times periods called (Points : 5)Page 2(TCO 8) Explain how cellular manufacturing represents a flexible manufacturing system. (Points : 25)(TCO 11) State the four building blocks of lean operations, and explain how fast and simple are the two common threads that run through them. (Points : 25)(TCO 9) Elaborate on the statement: “The output of the system cannot exceed the output of the bottleneck operation(s).” (Points : 25)(TCO 4) Differentiate between infinite loading and finite loading as two major approaches used to load work centers. (Points : 25)(TCO 12) The theory of constraints has a goal of maximizing flow through the entire system. (Points : 25)(TCO 2) Refer to the following data for jobs waiting to be processed at a single work center (jobs are shown in order of arrival):(TCO 10) Respond to the question: “Which is better, MRP or JIT?” (Points : 25)(TCO 1) The design of the MPC system is influenced by some key features of market demand and product design. Name the key features that will lead to an assemble-to-order system and explain the rationale. (Points : 25)(TCO 6) Market requirements drive the choice of the shop floor system approach. Describe and explain the type of market requirements that would be suitable for an MRP-based system, along the lines of product design, product variety, product volume per period, product mix changes, and delivery schedule changes. (Points : 25)(TCO 10) Manufacturing strategy also drives the choice of shop floor system. Describe and explain the strategies that lend themselves to a JIT-based system, from the perspective of WIP, changeover cost, and process choice. (Points : 25)Final Exam Set 2Page 1(TCO 4) The two different approaches to load work centers in job-shop scheduling are (Points : 5)(TCO 2) The priority rule where jobs are processed according to the smallest ratio of due date to processing time is (Points : 5)(TCO 2) A scheduling rule used for sequencing jobs through two work centers is (Points : 5)(TCO 3) The owner and operator of the local franchise of Handyman, Inc., has four jobs to do today, shown in the order they were received:………………….If he uses the first-come, first-served (FCFS) priority rule to schedule these jobs, what will be the average completion time? (Points : 5)(TCO 5) The ultimate goal of JIT operations is to have (Points : 5)(TCO 6) Building up an inventory of standard parts or modules instead of immediately producing the finished end items is the essence of (Points : 5)(TCO 7) A kanban card is used to signal that (Points : 5)(TCO 10) The type of processing system that is used for highly standardized products is (Points : 5)Page 2(TCO 8) Does cellular manufacturing apply best to repetitive, high-volume product or nonrepetitive, low-volume product? Explain and give an example. (Points : 25)(TCO 11) Validate or invalidate the statement that although inventories are maintained, the goal of lean operations is to maintain a minimum of safety stock. (Points : 25)(TCO 9)Elaborate on the statement: “The output of the system cannot exceed the output of the bottleneck operation(s).” (Points : 25)(TCO 4) Differentiate between infinite loading and finite loading as two major approaches used to load work centers. (Points : 25)(TCO 12) Explain why batch process helps maximize worker efficiency. (Points : 25)(TCO 2) Refer to the following data for jobs waiting to be processed at a single work center (jobs are shown in order of arrival):………………………… Batch job requires specialized operations carried out by different workers or group of workers and so there is a need for more specialization and standardization. What is the schedule sequence using the first-come, first-served (FCFS) priority rule? (Points : 25)(TCO 10) Respond to the question: “Which is better, MRP or JIT?” (Points : 25)(TCO 1) The design of the MPC system is influenced by some key features of market demand and product design. Name the key features that will lead to a make-to-stock system and explain the rationale.(Points: 25)(TCO 6) Market requirements drive the choice of the shop floor system approach. Describe and explain the type of market requirements that would be suitable for an MRP-based system, along the lines of product design, product variety, and product volume per period, product mix changes, and delivery schedule changes. (Points : 25)(TCO 10) Manufacturing strategy also drives the choice of shop floor system. Describe and explain the strategies that lend themselves to a JIT-based system, from the perspective of WIP, changeover cost, and process choice. (Points : 25

 

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