MSC385
OPERATIONS ANALYSIS
Class 4
Thursday 1/22/2015
Outline for Class 4
More linear programming
Sensitivity Analysis
Excel Solver
Reminders:
HW1 due next Thursday
Email or hand turn it in
I will review solutions in class prior to your first exam

MSC385
OPERATIONS ANALYSIS
Class 5
Tuesday 1/27/2015
Outline for Class 5
Practice with linear programming, excel solver, and
sensitivity analysis
Reminders:
HW1 due this Thursday
Email or hand turn it in
I will review solutions in class prior to your

MSC 285
9/14/2014
HW# 1
Chp 6. # 7 A.
A
D
B
G
C
H
E
F
J
I
B. Cycle time = 7*3600 = 25200/500 = 50.4 seconds (max cycle time)
min cycle time = max task time = 45 seconds
The longest Task D takes 50 seconds so he may set that as the base cycle time.
C. tota

Homework 1
This is homework assignment 1 and it is due by 5pm on Friday September 12, 2014 5pm on Monday
September 15, 2014. It contains 5 main questions which each may contain subquestions. Each question
will be worth 20 points. I prefer typed homework h

Homework 2
This is homework assignment 2 and it is due Wednesday October 8, 2014 AT THE START OF CLASS. It
contains 5 main questions, each worth 20 points, that may contain subquestions. I prefer typed
homework however, you may hand write it as long as it

Homework 3
This is homework assignment 3 and it is due Wednesday October 29, 2014 AT THE START OF CLASS. It
contains 3 main questions, each worth 33 points, that may contain subquestions. I prefer typed
homework however, you may hand write it as long as i

MSC385
OPERATIONS ANALYSIS
Class 3
Thursday 1/15/2014
Outline for Class 3
Mathematical Models
In class exercise
Linear Programming
Key components
History
Power of LPs
Assumptions
Advantages/Disadvantages
Special Cases of Linear Programming
Some

MSC385
OPERATIONS ANALYSIS
Class 1
Thursday 1/8/2015
Outline for Class 1
Basic Introductions
Objectives of the course
What is the point of this course?
What do I expect of the students?
Review the course syllabus
Policies and requirements
Grading a

MSC385
OPERATIONS ANALYSIS
Class 2
Tuesday 1/12/2015
Outline for Class 2
Pick up where we left off last class
Chapter 6
Process selection
Facility Layout
What is Operations Management?
As your text defines it
The management of systems or process tha

MSC385
OPERATIONS ANALYSIS
Class 7
Tuesday 2/9/2015
Outline for Class 5
Review Exam 1
Recap Location Analysis and Planning Models
Transportation Problem
Two forms
Next class, how to solve a transportation problem
In Excel
By Hand
Exam 1
Class aver

MSC385
OPERATIONS ANALYSIS
Class 8
Thursday 2/12/2015
Outline for Class 8
Reminders:
Extra credit assignment from exam 1 is posted and is due February
20 at 6:00p.m.
I will assign homework 2 next Tuesday and it will be due February
24 (Tuesday)
Recap

MSC385
OPERATIONS ANALYSIS
Class 6
Thursday 1/29/2015
Outline for Class 6
Any final questions about linear programming
Begin location planning and analysis
Reminders:
HW1 is due today
Email or hand turn it in
We will review solutions in class next T

MSC385 Exam 4
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Name: _
Exam Instructions: The Exam is closed book/closed notes, but you may use a calculator. Please show your work and
CLEARLY indicate your answers. For example, place a circle or a box around final answers for

MSC385 Exam 3
Thursday November 3, 2016
Name: _
Exam Instructions: The exam is closed book/closed notes, but you may use a calculator. Please show
your work and CLEARLY indicate your answers. For example, place a circle or a box around final
answers for q

MSC385 Exam 2
Thursday October 13, 2016
Name: _
Exam Instructions: The exam is closed book/closed notes, but you may use a calculator. Please
show your work and CLEARLY indicate your answers. For example, place a circle or a box
around final answers for q

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE
LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS
BLS 211: Spring 2015
Exam I, Take home
NAME:
READ INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY AND FOLLOW TO THE LETTER.
This exam is a take home exam. There are a total of _ pages, make sure that you have answe

ch15
ch15
Student: _
1. A company's supply chain involves the flow of materials and information from suppliers, through production,
to the end users.
True False
2. In supply chain organizations, functions must operate independently of each other.
True Fal

ch11
ch11
Student: _
1. Aggregate planning is intermediate-range capacity planning that typically covers a time horizon of one to
three months.
True False
2. The goal of aggregate planning is to achieve a production plan that attempts to balance the organ

ch6
ch6
Student: _
1. Continuous processing is the best way to produce customized output.
True False
2. As a general rule, continuous processing systems produce products for inventory rather than for customer
order.
True False
3. A Job-Shop processing sys

Decision Varibles
x1=Orange Juice produced
x2=grapefurit juice produced
x3=pineapple juice produced
x4=all-in-one produced.
75
50
25
100
Objective Function
price Oranage Juice
price Grapefurit Juice
price Pineapple Juice
price All-in-One
Total
1
0.9
0.8
1

10/28/2014
MSC 385
Homework #3
Chapter 13 Questions
4.
A. 40 x 260 = 10,400 packages
S= 60 H=30
Q0 =
B.
Total Cost =
C. Yes
D.
Total Cost with 200 = = $6,120
6120-6118.82 =1.18
Yes would be acceptable since there is only a $ 1.18 difference.
Problem 13
D

ch2
ch2
Student: _
1. An example of a strategic operations management decision is the choice of where to locate.
True False
2. An example of an operational operations management decision is inventory level management.
True False
3. Government statistics a

ch7
ch7
Student: _
1. Ergonomics is the use of computers and robots in the workplace.
True False
2. Specialization is one of the sources of disagreement between the efficiency and behavioral approaches to job
design.
True False
3. One disadvantage of spec

ch1
ch1
Student: _
1. Operations managers are responsible for assessing consumer wants and needs and selling and promoting the
organization's goods or services.
True False
2. Often, the collective success or failure of companies' operations functions will

10/8/2014
MSC 385
Home Work #2
1. Find the Range of output for each alternative that would yield the lowest total cost.
a. From 0 to 33.33 you would use option B Subcontract
0+2,500Q=50,000+1,000Q
1,500Q=50,000 =Q = 33.333
From 33 to 400 you would option

ch9
ch9
Student: _
1. Broadly defined, quality refers to the ability of a product or service to occasionally meet or exceed customer
expectations.
True False
2. An organization achieves quality by consistently meeting their competitor's standards.
True Fa

ch3
ch3
Student: _
1. Forecasting techniques generally assume an existing causal system that will continue to exist in the future.
True False
2. For new products in a strong growth mode, a low alpha will minimize forecast errors when using exponential
smo

ch10
ch10
Student: _
1. Approving the effort that occurs during the production process is known as acceptance sampling.
True False
2. Statistical Process Control is the measurement of rejects in the final product.
True False
3. The optimum level of inspec

ch12
ch12
Student: _
1. MRP works best if the inventory items have dependent demand.
True False
2. Low level coding represents items less than $18 per unit.
True False
3. Independent demand tends to be more 'lumpy' than dependent demand meaning that we ne

MSC385
OPERATIONS
ANALYSIS
Waiting Lines_2
Operating Characteristics
Probability that no one is in the system
Average # of people in line
Average # of people in the system
Average time spent waiting in line
Average time spent in the system
Probabili

MSC385
OPERATIONS
ANALYSIS
Waiting in Lines
Super Markets
Airports
Toll Booth Lines
Why do people study this?
The average person spends around 3 years of their life
waiting in lines.
This statistic is based on a life expectancy of 70 years
That is 4.3%

Objective Function:
Minimize the total setup cost
(i.e., we want to setup the
minimum number of cell
towers)
4
Do I setup a tower in zone #?
Yes=1, No=0
Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 5 Zone 6
x1
x2
x3
x4
0
1
0
Zone 1
1
1
1
Zone 2
1
1
Zone 3
1
x5
x6
1
0

Corless Chemicals Formulation
Products sold:
1. Bug-off $5 per quart ($20 per gallon)
a. 0.25 quarts of compound 1 per quart (or gallon)
b. 0.50 quarts of compound 2 per quart (or gallon)
c. 0.25 quarts of compound 3 per quart (or gallon)
d. Total cost=3*

MSC385
OPERATIONS
ANALYSIS
Inventory Management_Quantity Discount
Relaxing an Assumption
What if cost per unit depended on order size?
Inventory Model with Quantity Discounts
The Situation
There exists a company that supplies demand by purchasing units