Question 2a. Operations scheduling is one of the most important function of productionplanning and control. Discuss.Question 2b) Seven jo bs are to be carried out on three machines M1, M2, M3 in theorder of M1, M2, M3. The processing time in hours of various jobs are tabulated below.
Job M1 M2 M3
A 1 7 8B 3 3 1C 7 8 8D 9 2 11E 4 8 9F 5 6 14G 2 1 12Question i) What are the conditions for using Johnson's rule to sequence jobs on threemachines?Question ii) What is the make span for these jobs?Question iii) What is the idling time?Question 3a) A company that produces mixer gr inder has the follo wing orders over thenext six months.Period 1 2 3 4 5 6Demand 2000 5000 8000 4500 2000 8000Monthly production capacities are 5000 units on regular time, 1000 units on over time,and 2000 units can be sub contracted each month. Production costs are Rs20/- per unit onregular time, Rs 25/- per unit on over time, and Rs 28/- for sub contracted quantities.Inventory holding costs are charged @ Re 1/- per u nit per month. Use transportationmode! to develop a production plan for next six months.Question 3 b) Five jobs are to be assigned to five mac hinists. The following matrixshows the time taken by each of the machinist for reach of the jobs.
1 2 3 4 5A 10 5 3 2 8