Quiz 3 - capacity analysis - solution

# Quiz 3 capacity - _T Bottleneck of a process is the stage in the process that has the highest utilization_F Increasing the capacity rate of a stage

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Quiz 3, DSC 335 Name: ________________________ MULTIPLE CHOICES. (Circle the best ONE choice only.) On a typical day at clinic station A of the University Health Center, there are 3 doctors examining patients. On average, a doctor spends 30 minutes on a patient. What’s the total capacity rate of clinic station A per hour? (A) 2 patient/hour (B) 4 patient/hour (C) 6 patient/hour (D) 8 patient/hour TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.
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Unformatted text preview: ___T__ Bottleneck of a process is the stage in the process that has the highest utilization. ___F__ Increasing the capacity rate of a stage in a process will certainly increase the capacity rate of the whole process. ___F__ Increasing the capacity rate of all bottlenecks of a process will certainly increase the throughput rate of the process, regardless of the job arrival rate (or demand rate). ___T__ The cycle time of a process = 1/[throughput rate of the process]...
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## This note was uploaded on 04/05/2012 for the course DSC 335 taught by Professor Tolgaaydinliyim during the Fall '10 term at University of Oregon.

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