Ops Mgmt 8e ch09pp

Ops Mgmt 8e ch09pp - Practice Problems: Chapter 9, Layout...

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Practice Problems: Chapter 9, Layout Strategy Problem 1: As in most kitchens, the baking ovens in Lori’s Kitchen in New Orleans are located in one area near the cooking burners. The refrigerators are located next to each other as are the dishwashing facilities. A work area of tabletops is set aside for cutting, mixing, dough rolling, and assembling of final servings, although different table areas may be reserved for each of these functions. Given the following Interdepartmental Activity Matrix, develop an appropriate layout for Lori’s Kitchen. Interdepartmental Activity Matrix Cooking Burners (A) Refrigerators (B) Dishwashing (C) Work Area (D) Cooking burners (A) - 7 193 12 Refrigerator (B) - 4 82 Dishwashing (C) - 222 Work Area (D) - The present layout is: A B C D with a distance of 10 feet between adjacent areas. 1
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Load * Distance A to B 7 * 10 70 A to C 193*20 3860 A to D 12*30 360 B to C 4*10 40 B to D 82*20 1640 C to D 222*10 2220 Total 8190 Develop a preferred layout. What is the sum of the loads * distance of your new layout? 2
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