SuppB - Supplement B - Operations Technology Supplement B...

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Supplement B - Operations Technology Supplement B Operations Technology True / False Questions 1. Technological advances in manufacturing can be classified in two ways: either they are economically justifiable or they are environmentally justifiable. FALSE Level: Medium 2. AS/RS stands for automated storage and retrieval systems. TRUE Level: Easy 3. CAE and CAD software systems are both used in the evaluation of products. TRUE Level: Easy 4. Computer aided manufacturing has not been widely adopted because newer and better software versions are consistently seen as being "just around the corner". FALSE Level: Easy 5. CAE stands for computer aided engineering and is used to evaluate engineering characteristics of products. TRUE Level: Easy SuppB-1
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Supplement B - Operations Technology 6. CAPP stands for computer aided purchasing program. FALSE Level: Easy 7. Industrial robots are used as substitutes for workers for many repetitive manual activities and tasks that are dangerous, dirty or dull. TRUE Level: Easy 8. Industrial robots are programmable, multifunctional machines that may be equipped with an end effector. TRUE Level: Easy 9. A manufacturing cell may consist of a robot and a machining center or even a complete FMS. TRUE Level: Easy 10. A manufacturing cell consists of an innovative power supply and data communications interface that has revolutionized the control and reporting function in factories. FALSE Level: Easy SuppB-2
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Supplement B - Operations Technology 11. In a flexible manufacturing system a comprehensive computer control system is used to run the entire production system. TRUE Level: Easy 12. The CIM system is referred to as the "factory of the future". TRUE Level: Easy 13. The CIM system is referred to as "total factory automation". TRUE Level: Easy 14. Image processing systems use modern digital and optical technology to scan, capture, store and reproduce images of any complexity. TRUE Level: Easy 15. EDI stands for electronic distance imaging and is a technology used in bar code scanning. FALSE Level: Easy SuppB-3
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Supplement B - Operations Technology 16. CAM is a software system that supports and supplants decision making by developing decision alternatives, gathering and analyzing information required for evaluating decision alternatives and identifying either the best decision or a set of good decisions. FALSE Level: Easy Multiple Choice Questions 17. Which of the following operations management technologies is comprised of (1) a typical machine tool used to turn, drill or grind different types of parts; and (2) a computer that controls the sequence of processes performed by the machine? A. Industrial robots B. Automated materials handling (AMH) systems C. Numerically controlled (NC) machines D. Computer-aided design (CAD) E. Machine-Data Interface Protocol (MDIP) Level: Easy 18. Which of the following operations management technologies is designed to improve the efficiency of transportation, storage and retrieval of materials? A.
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This note was uploaded on 07/17/2011 for the course MBA 587 taught by Professor None during the Spring '11 term at Missouri (Mizzou).

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SuppB - Supplement B - Operations Technology Supplement B...

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