659 Team 2 AB

659 Team 2 AB - Team 2 (BBAs) Sara Chiriboga Kendrick...

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Team 2 (BBA’s) 659 A3 Brief Description 10-19-2010 Sara Chiriboga Ashley Smith Kendrick Daniel Ryan Leon Alexandra Jakobsen Lauren Nadan Part A One aspect of our model that we felt needed explanation is how we dealt with whether or not a set-up time was incurred for a particular item. In order to determine whether or not a setup time was incurred, we began by utilizing look up tables of setup times for each machine. We then connected a random number generator to the machine setup block. We input the mean of the random generator as the average of the setup times. However, not all items require a setup time. The set-up time is only incurred when the item about to enter a machine is different from the last type of item processed. In order to address this caveat, we used a decision block. The decision block was linked to the get blocks of each machine. “A” represents the incoming item and “B” represents the outgoing item. If A is not equal to B, then the setup time should be included. Part B
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