IE 3860
Spring 2014
Homework 2 (7 problems)
Due at the beginning of class, February 7, 2014
Some of the problems are from the textbook (as indicated), others are not. You may work together, but each
person must submit their own homework; if you do work to

IE 3860
Spring 2014
Homework 2 Solutions
Problem 1 Section 3.4 #9
Harold Grey owns a small farm in the Salinas Valley that grows apricots. The apricots are dried on the premises
and sold to a number of large supermarket chains. Based on past experience an

IE 3860
Spring 2014
Homework 3 Solutions
Problem 1
George P. Burdell, of Tiger Plumbing, uses 1200 of a certain spare part each year. Each time he places an order,
he estimates that order costs him $25. The annual holding cost is $24 per part.
a) Calculat

IE 386 Notes
Chapter 3 Aggregate Planning
Section 3.1
Section 3.2 Overview of the Aggregate Planning Problem
Characteristics of Aggregate Planning
-Assume there exists a forecast of the demand for a given planning horizon
-planning period is usually a mon

Exam 1 Learning Objectives
IE 386 Production Planning and Control 3(3,0)
Textbook Coverage:
Chapters 2, 3
Forecasting Topics for Exam
Discuss the difference between qualitative and quantitative forecasting
Forecasting error measures (may require basic cal

IE 386 Spring 2012
Extra Credit Assignment
OK.here is what you need to know for the additional assignment.
Completing either of these will replace any homework score with a 100.
Option 1: Complete Problem 7.6 (part (a) already done in class) from the text

IE-386
HW#4 Solutions
3.13
k = 1700/120/46 = 0.308 thousands of cookies per worker per day.
CumCum*Cum
#Units#UnitsForecastForecast*MonthlyMonthly*End
Working/Workers/WorkersDemandDemand#MinProductProductInv.
MonthDays(000(000)(000)(000)Workers(000)(000)(

IE 386 Spring 2012
Homework 5
Due: Tuesday, February 28
Problems from Exam 1 to be redone:
Section 2, Problem 1: Complete all parts with respect to Holts method.
Section 2, Problem 2(a). Calculate the constant workforce for part (a).
Show your work for ea

IE 386 Spring 2012
Homework 4
Due: Tuesday, February 14
Problems are found in Nahmias, Production and Operations Analysis (6th Edition)
Chapter 3
13 (a-d)
Additional questions for Problem 13:
(c)
What is the workforce plan in order to most closely match t

IE386 Homework #2 solutions
2.25 a)
=
2
2
= .286
N1
7
b)
N=
2
2 .05
= 39
N
.05
c)
From Appendix 2-A
Hence
2
e
2
1.1
2
2 2
=1.12
2
Solving gives
= .1818
2.32 Both regression and Holt's method are based on the assumption of constant
linear trend. It

IE 386 Spring 2012
Homework 3
Due: Tuesday, February 7
Problems are found in Nahmias, Production and Operations Analysis (6th Edition)
Chapter 2
33, 35 (b-c)
Problem 33: In addition, provide next years forecasts for January, April, July, and October.
Prob

IE 386 Spring 2012
Homework 1
Due: Tuesday, January 24
Problems are found in Nahmias, Production and Operations Analysis (6th Edition)
Chapter 2
13, 17, 18, 19, 22
*Do not use Microsoft Excel for this assignment! Perform calculations by-hand, and show an

IE 386 Spring 2012
Homework 6
Due: Tuesday, March 6
Problems are found in Nahmias, Production and Operations Analysis (6th Edition)
Chapter 4
8, 10, 11, 41, 42

IE 386 Spring 2012
Homework 7
Due: Thursday, March 15
Problems are found in Nahmias, Production and Operations Analysis (5th Edition)
Chapter 4
17, 22, 24, 25, 35
Provide a graph of cost vs. order quantity for Problem 24 to support your answer!

IE 3860 (crn: 13708) Production Planning and Control
Spring 2014 Course Syllabus, Section 001
Instructor
Jon Lowe
103 Freeman Hall (CELDi lab)
jjlowe@clemson.edu
Office Hours in Freeman 103 (CELDi lab)
Mon 11:00am noon
Thu 11:00am noon (or by appointment)

IE 3860
Spring 2014
Homework 1 Solutions (Please let me know if you find any typos or mistakes)
Problem 1 Section 2.6, #11:
A forecasting method used to predict can opener sales applies the following set of weights to the last five
periods of data: 0.1, 0

IE 3860
Spring 2014
Homework 1
Due at the beginning of class, January 29, 2014
All of the problems are from the textbook, with some modifications. For just this one homework, Im recreating
the questions here. You may work together, but each person must su

IE 3860
Spring 2014
Homework 4 Solutions
Problem 1
Arnoff Enterprises manufactures the central processing unit (CPU) for a line of personal computers. The CPUs
are manufactured in Seattle, Columbus, and New York and shipped to warehouses in Pittsburgh, Mo

IE 3860
Spring 2014
Homework 5 (3 problems)
Due in class, April 7, 2014
Just because there are only 3 problems, I would not assume that this homework will be quickly done. You may
work together, but each person must submit their own homework; if you do wo

IE 3860
Spring 2014
Homework 4 (3 problems)
Due in class, March 5, 2014
Two of the problems are from the textbook (as indicated), the first is not. You may work together, but each
person must submit their own homework; if you do work together, list the na

IE 3860
Spring 2014
Homework 3 (6 problems)
Due in class, February 26, 2014
Some of the problems are from the textbook (as indicated), others are not. You may work together, but each
person must submit their own homework; if you do work together, list the

IE 3860
Spring 2014
Homework 6 (5 problems)
Due in class, April 21, 2014
You may work together, but each person must submit their own homework; if you do work together, list the
names of the people with whom you worked, but be sure to highlight your own n