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Unformatted text preview: MGSC 395 – Spring 2011 Graded Homework: Waiting Line Analysis Name __________________________ Due: February 24, 2011 Pasquist Water Company (PWC) operates a 24-hour facility designed to efficiently fill water-hauling tanker trucks. Trucks arrive randomly to the facility and wait in line to access a wellhead pump (WHeP). Since trucks vary in size and the filling operation is manually performed by the truck driver, the time to fill a truck is also random. a. If the manager of PWC uses the “multi server model” described in our text to calculate the operating characteristics of the facility’s waiting line, list three assumptions she must make regarding the behavior of waiting trucks and the truck arrival process. Behavior of waiting trucks 1.____________________________________________________ 2.____________________________________________________ 3.____________________________________________________ b. Suppose an average of 336 trucks arrive each day and the wellhead pump can serve an average of 4 trucks per hour.Suppose an average of 336 trucks arrive each day and the wellhead pump can serve an average of 4 trucks per hour....
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- Spring '10
- Truck, average number, average time, Pasquist Water Company, wellhead pumps