Advantages of Exponential smoothing

Question 1:

Workers should be given more control over the inspection for their own work. Discuss the pros and cons of this situation? (Marks 02)

Question 2:

What are the advantages of Exponential smoothing over the Moving average and the Weighted moving average? (Marks 02)
Explain the aggregate planning strategy? (Marks 02)
Question 3:

Sequence the jobs shown below by using a Gantt chart. Sequence the jobs in priority order 1, 2, 3, 4.

Job Work Center/Machine Hours

Due Date (days)

1

A/3, B/2, C/2

3

2

C/2, A/4

2

3

B/6, A/1, C/3

4

4

C/4, A/1, B/2

3

Using finite capacity scheduling, draw a Gantt chart for the schedule (Marks 01)
What is the makespan? (Marks 0.5)
How much machine idle time is there? (Marks 0.5)
How much idle time (waiting time) is there for each job? (Marks 0.5)
When is each job delivered? (Marks 0.5)
Which department is the bottleneck? (Marks 0.5)
Calculate the machine utilization? (Marks 0.5)

Sample Solution

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