Practice Questions - Process Management

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Practice Questions: Process Analysis and Capacity Management 1. The Avis Company is a car rental company and is located 3 miles from the Los Angeles airport (LAX). Avis is dispatching a bus from its offices to the airport every 2 min. The average traveling time (a round trip) is 20 min. a. How many Avis buses are traveling to and from the air port? b. The branch manager wants to improve the service and suggests dispatching buses every 0.5 min. He argues that this will reduce the average traveling time from the airport to Avis offices to 2.5 min. Is he correct? If your answer is negative then what will the average traveling time be? 2. Safety regulations require that the time between airplane takeoffs (on the same runway) will be at least 3 min. When taking off, the run time of an airplane on the runway is 45 sec. Planes are on average waiting 4 min and 15 sec for take-off. In average there are 15 planes taking off per hour. a. How many planes are either on the runway or waiting to take off? 3. In Children’s Hospital in Seattle there are, on average, 60 births per week. Mother and child stay, on average, two days before they leave the hospital.
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2008 for the course BUAD 311 taught by Professor Vaitsos during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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