Build a Simple 5-Stage Series Process Model(1).xlsx - Raw Material Yes Good Good No Trash Yes No Stage 1 Trash Yes Yes ood Good Good No Stage 2 Trash

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Stage 1 Raw Material Good? Yes No Trash Good? No Trash
Stage 2 Stage 3 Yes Good? Yes No Trash Goo Tra
od? Yes No ash
Where is the bottleneck? Note that input to stages 2, 3, 4 and 5 is RM Input to Stage 1 10 Stage 1 2 3 4 5 Capacity (units/hr) 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 9.50 Yield 97% 97% 97% 97% 97% Throughput (good units) 9.70 9.41 9.13 8.85 8.59 Bad Units 0.30 0.29 0.28 0.27 0.27 Total Good and Bad Units 10.00 9.70 9.41 9.13 8.85 Utilization 1.000 0.970 0.941 0.913 0.932 good units from the immediate upstream stage.
Capacity and Yield are given at each stage of the process. Insert formulas to calculate Good Units, Bad Units, Total Good and Bad Units that exit each stage. Also calculate the Utilization for each stage. Which stage is the bottleneck?
Process-Related Definitions Process – A repetitive or ongoing sequence of related activities, with specific inputs and outputs, in Capacity – In general, the capability of a system, or any element of the system, to perform as expec produce output during some specified time period.

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