Ch14 End of Chapter Questions.pdf

# Ch14 End of Chapter Questions.pdf - Simpson and Hancocks...

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Simpson and Hancock ’s Practical Operations Management Chapter Fourteen Scheduling and Real-Time Operations: Minute Answer Questions #1 to 12 PDF A1M140-01 1. The total amount of time required to complete a schedule is called what? 2. Line balancing is a technique for scheduling for a system that produces at what level of volume? 3. Do deadlines determine the timing in forward or backward scheduling? 4. Critical ratio is calculated as the time remaining divided by what? 5. What does using Johnson s rule to schedule two work centers minimize? 6. Does scheduling according to shortest processing time tend to minimize average flowtime or average tardiness?

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Simpson and Hancock ’s Practical Operations Management Chapter Fourteen Scheduling and Real-Time Operations: Minute Answer Questions #1 to 12 PDF A1M140-01 7. Does scheduling according to earliest due date tend to minimize average flowtime or average tardiness? 8. If a job is finished 4 days early, what is its tardiness? 9. Dispatching involves the assigning of what? 10. Is recognizing capacity constraints when developing a schedule called finite or infinite loading? 11. The length of time a job spends in the system is referred to as what? 12. What priority sequencing rule is usually used to order customers standing in a line?
Simpson and Hancock ’s Practical Operations Management Chapter Fourteen Scheduling and Real-Time Operations: Quick Start Questions #13 to 15 PDF A1Q141-01 Job Alpha requires 2 weeks of work and is due in 4 weeks. What is the critical ratio for this job? Job Alpha is due in 4 weeks. If the flowtime for this job is 2 weeks, what is this job’s tardiness? Job Alpha requires 2 weeks of work and job Beta requires 3 weeks of work. If job Alpha is completed first and job Beta is completed next, what is the flowtime for job Beta?

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Simpson and Hancock ’s Practical Operations Management Chapter Fourteen Scheduling and Real-Time Operations: Quick Start Questions #16 to 18 PDF A1Q141-02 The flowtime of the last job in a single work center s schedule is 7 days. What is the makespan of this schedule? Job Tango is due in 4 weeks. If the flowtime for this job is 6 weeks, what is this job s tardiness? Job Victor requires 8 weeks of work and job Tango requires 2 weeks of work. If job Victor is completed first and job Tango is completed next, what is the tardiness for job Tango if it is due in 4 weeks?
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