# CAPEXER3 - in the second stage, which takes 4 minutes....

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FMIS 3301 CAPACITY EXERCISE 1. The resources used in an accounting operation are: Resources Unit Load [min/job] Capacity of a resource unit [jobs/Hr] Number of resource units Total resource capacity [jobs/Hr] Process Capacity [jobs/Hr] Resource Utilization (%) Data entry Operator 20 5 Data entry server 1 1 Accountant 40 5 Reviewer 20 3 Report writer 120 10 Photocopier 15 2 Photocopy Operator 5 1 Courier 30 4 a. Which is/are the bottleneck(s)? b. What is the capacity of the process? c. What would have to be done to increase the capacity by 3 jobs/hour? d. What would have to be done to increase capacity by 4 jobs/Hr from the present capacity? 2. Production of a widget is currently a two-stage process. The first stage (cutting and planning) takes 3 minutes per unit of input. The output of the first stage is then finished
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Unformatted text preview: in the second stage, which takes 4 minutes. Assume all production can be sold at a mark-up (over costs) of \$3.00 per unit. Samantha the supervisor is considering an upgrade to an NC (numerical control) machine that can do all the tasks (cutting, planing and finishing); moreover, this machine will take just 5 minutes to produce one unit of a widget. a. As a result of the upgrade, flow time per widget will go: (up, down, stay the same) b. As a result of the upgrade, monthly margin generated will go: (up, down, stay the same) 3. A sequential batch activity has B = 100, S = 15 minutes, and TP = 2 minutes. a. How much time would it take to produce the batch? b. What is the capacity of the activity?...
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## This note was uploaded on 03/11/2010 for the course FMIS 3301 taught by Professor Lievano during the Fall '09 term at University of Minnesota Duluth.

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