3
4.
Deluxe car
sale/unit
Limited car
8.
April:
May:
April to May has increasing 6.7%
Case problem:
1.
Quality- Timbuk2 has managed to design and create bags that are durable and
distinctive. Also, the execution of what the products have been promising is

3 - Strategic Capacity Mgt
pp. 59-60
RDQ: 1,2,4,7
Pr: 1,5,6, (also solution to 2)
1. What capacity problems are encountered when a new drug is introduced to the market?
- Production capacity - we may need to buy new equipment, and it will take a while to

Problems from Chapter 11:
Problem # 2
a. Weigh moving average
b. Simple three-month moving average
c. Single exponential smoothing
Feb.
Mar.
Apr.
May
d.
T (or x)
1
2
3
4
5
6
Sum= 21
Square of t
1
4
9
16
25
36
Sum of square= 91
Y
12
11
15
12
16
15
Sum= 81

Problems from Chapter 10:
Problem # 1
[10*2(1+0.2)]/5=4.8 so, should take 5 cards
Problem # 2
[4*1(1+0.5)]/4=1.5, so should take 2 cards
Problem # 3
2400/2=1200
40/60=0.667
[1200*0.667(1+0.1)]/120=7.34 , so should take 8 kanban cards.

Problems from Chapter 5:
Problem # 5
a. What percentage of time is Judy idle?
b. How much time, on average, does a student spend waiting in line?
c. How long is the (waiting) line on average?
d. What is the probability that an arriving student will find a

year
quarter
2008 I
II
III
IV
2009 I
II
III
IV
2010 I
II
III
IV
average=
19.75
period
quantity ratio
seasonal factor de-seasonalized
1
12 0.607595
0.71
16.93
2
18 0.911392
1.06
16.93
3
26 1.316456
1.37
19.02
4
16 0.810127
0.86
18.59
5
16 0.810127
0.71
22.

1. How many different bike configurations do you think are possible?
Could every customer have a different bike? ABSOLUTELY.
To make this a little simpler, what if HD had only two types of bikes, three
handle bar choices, four saddlebag combinations, and