Case Problem 1 WAGNER FABRICATING COMPANY
Managers at Wagner Fabricating Company are reviewing the economic feasibility of manufacturing a part that it currently purchases from a supplier. Forecasted annual demand for the part is 3200 units. Wagner operat
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Economics 1220
Problem Set #1 - Introduction, Demand and Supply
1.
A nation with fixed quantities of resources is able to produce any of the following
combinations of bread and ovens.
Loaves of Bread
(millions)
75
60
45
30
15
0
Ovens
(thousands)
0
12
22
3
PROBLEMS
Note: The following problems have been designed to give you an understanding and appreciation of the broad range of problems that can be formulated as linear programs. You should be able to formulate a linear programming model for each of the pro
Case Problem 1 WORKLOAD BALANCING
Digital Imaging (DI) produces photo printers for both the professional and consumer markets. The DI consumer division recently introduced two photo printers that provide color prints rivaling those produced by a professio
GLOSSARY
Program evaluation and review technique (PERT) A network-based project scheduling procedure. U LG 1 14 T 3 i Critical path method (CPM) A network-based project scheduling procedure. Activities Specific jobs or tasks that are components of a proje
Case Problem 1 WAGNER FABRICATING COMPANY
Managers at Wagner Fabricating Company are reviewing the economic feasibility of manufacturing a part that it currently purchases from a supplier. Forecasted annual demand for the part is 3200 units. Wagner operat
Case Problem R. C. COLEMAN
R. C. Coleman distributes a variety of food products that are sold through grocery store and supermarketoutlets. The company receives orders directly from the individual outlets, with a typical order requesting the delivery of s
PROBLEMS
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1.
Recall the RMC problem (Chapter 2, Problem 21). Letting F
= tons of fuel additive
= tons of solvent base
S
leads to the formulation
Max 40F + 30S s.t.
%F + %S:$ 20 SS :$ 5 %F + %oS :S 21 ~S~O
Material 1 Material 2 Material 3
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Decision alternatives Options available to the decision maker. Chance event An uncertain future event affecting the consequence, or payoff, associated with a decision. Consequence The result obtained when a decision alternative is chosen and a chance even
Case Problem 1 PLANNING AN ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN
The Flamingo Grill is an upscale restaurant located in St. Petersburg, Florida. To help plan an advertising campaign for the coming season, Flamingo's management team hired the advertising firm of Haskell &
Case Problem 1 PRODUCT MIX
TJ's, Inc., makes three nut mixes for sale to grocery chains located in the Southeast. The three mixes, referred to as the Regular Mix, the Deluxe Mix, and the Holiday Mix, are made by mixing different percentages of five types
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INTRODUGION TO MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
Lead-time demand Cycle time
The number of units demanded during the lead-time period.
The length of time between the placing of two consecutive orders.
Constant supply rate A situation in which the inventory is built
The O'Neill Shoe Manufacturing Company will produce a special-style shoe if the order size is large enough to provide a reasonable profit. For each special-style order, the company incurs a fixed cost of $1000 for the production setup. The variable cost i
GLOSSARY
Economic order quantity (EOQ) The order quantity that minimizes the annual holding cost plus the annual ordering cost. Constant demand rate An assumption of many inventory models that states that the same number of units are taken from inventory
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INTRODUCTIONO MANAGEMENT T SCIENCE
PROBLEMS
Note: The following problems have been designed to give you an understanding and appreciation of the broad range of problems that can be formulated as linear programs. You should be able to formulate a linea
PROBLEMS
1. Which of the following mathematical relationships could be found in a linear programming model, and which could not? For the relationships that are unacceptable for linear programs, state why. a. - l A + 2B 5 7 0 b. 2 A - 2B = 50 c. 1A - 2 ~ 5
Chapter 3 Linear Programming: SensitivilyAnalysis and Interpretation of Solution
19. Better Products, Inc., manufactures three products on two machines. In a typical w 40 hours are available on each machine. The profit contribution and production time hou
Chapter 7
Transportation, Assignment, and Transshipment Problems
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Outgoing arc The arc corresponding to an occupied cell that is dropped from solution during an iteration of the transportation simplex method. MODI method A procedure in which a modified
MATH 2310
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EXCEL solver vs MANAGEMENT SCIENTIST solver
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Variables
Page #
X1
Variable, Name and Unit of
Measurement
Solution Variable
Objective Function Coefficients
2007-02
X2
OBJECTIVE
FUNCTION
VALUE
3
3
1
4
13
Constraint
Coefficient
LINEAR PROGRAMMING PROBLEM
Exercise 3.33 original problem
MAX 1.5X1+1X2+2X3
S.T.
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
0.5X1-0.5X2-0.5X3>0
-0.2X1+0.8X2-0.2X3>0
-0.3X1+0.7X2-0.3X3<0
-0.2X1-0.2X2+0.8X3=0
1X1<10000
1X2<8000
OPTIMAL SOLUTION
Objective Function Value =
29000.000
Problem Set #3 - Markets in Action and Household Demand
1.
It is sometimes argued that minimum wage legislation creates unemployment.
Use demand and supply analysis to show how this might be possible. Explain.
2.
Assume the following demand and supply fun
Economics 2260 Problem Set #2
1. Suppose we have the following:
MAC0 = 225 5E
MD0 = 10E
(a) Suppose an emission standard (E*) is to be set at the socially efficient
equilibrium. Calculate E*. Calculate the firms compliance cost.
(b) Suppose the firm intro
Economics 2260 Problem Set #1
1.
Suppose a firm has two plants, A and B. The plants marginal cost curves are given by:
MCA = 10 + 2QA and MCB = 6 + QB .
a) Suppose the firm is producing 100 units. To minimize cost how much should
the firm produce in plant
EXAMPLE Exercise 3-4
PROJECT SCHEDULING WITH PERT/CPM
*
*
PROJECT ACTIVITY LIST
*
IMMEDIATE
OPTIMISTIC
MOST PROBABLE
PESSIMISTIC
ACTIVITY
PREDECESSORS
TIME
TIME
TIME
-A
2
4
7
B
5
6
10
C
A
1
2
6
D
A
5
6
12
E
B,C
1
3
7
F
B,C
2
3
4
G
D,E
4
5
9
-EXPECTED TIME
Problem Set #3 - Markets in Action and Household Demand
1.
It is sometimes argued that minimum wage legislation creates unemployment.
Use demand and supply analysis to show how this might be possible. Explain.
2.
Assume the following demand and supply fun
Economics 1220
Problem Set #2 - Elasticity
1.
Suppose the price of a good falls from $.60 to $.40 and the quantities purchased
increase from 1,000 to 2,000. Calculate the price elasticity of demand.
2.
Total revenue is at a maximum at that point on a dema
Microsoft Excel 14.0 Answer Report
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