End-Term Examinations – December 2009
Subject Code : IMT-15 Subject Name: Production and Operations Management
Time Allowed : 3 Hours Max. Marks : 70

Notes: (a) Answer any FOUR questions from SECTION-A and CASE STUDY as given in SECTION-B. Each Question (SECTION-A) carries 14 MARKS and (SECTION-B) Case Study carries 14 MARKS. (b) For students enrolled before January 2008, the Question Paper would be treated for 50 marks instead of 70 marks. (c) No doubts/clarifications shall be entertained. In case of doubts/clarifications, make reasonable assumptions and proceed. (d) Graph Sheet required.

SECTION-A Q.1 (a) Define Operations Management. (b) Tabulate Manufacturing versus Services operations. Q.2 Q.3

MARKS : 56

What do you understand by production process? What are the various types of production processes? Discuss their characteristics. (a) Explain “Total Quality Management” approach. (b) Explain with the help of flow charts, various types of sampling plans.


(a) What do you understand by Aggregate Production Planning and Master Production Schedule. (b) Discuss the following strategies used in Aggregate Planning. (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) Level output rate plan Chase plan Varying utilization plan Mixed strategy


(a) Explain the difference between CPM and PERT. (b) Draw the network diagram and determine the project completion time and critical path of a project with the following set of activities: Activity 1-2 2-3 2-4 3-5 3-7 4-5 4-8 5-6 6-7 7-8 8-9 Tide A B C D E F G H I J K Immediate Predecessors -A A B B C C D, F H E, I G, J Activity time (weeks) 1 5 2 2 2 2 3 2 3 3 2


(a) Explain the methodology and assumption for sequencing of 'n' jobs' through three machines A, B, C in prescribed order ABC for each job. (b) Processing time for five jobs through machines A, B, C are given below:

ETE-Dec 09_28/12

Page 1 of 2


10/. Determine the optimum mix and profit.0 minutes and calculators take 9. and indicate the feasible region and feasible point solution. ETE-Dec 09_28/12 Page 2 of 2 IMT-15 . The firm has 8000 diodes and 3000 resistors in the inventory. The radios contribute Rs. while each calculator requires ten diodes and two resistors. 4. Determine through graphical solution of linear programming the product mix to maximize profit? Questions 1. Formulate the objective. constraint functions and non-negative relationship.per unit and calculators Rs. 2.6 minutes on the company's electronic testing machine. Summaries the graphical solution procedure for maximization problems and explain the meaning of iso-profit lines. 3. The radio takes 12. Each radio requires four diodes and four resistors.7 Write short notes on any three of the following: (a) Value Engineering (b) Just-in-time and its benefits (c) Objectives of Production Planning and Control (d) Functions of Supply Chain Management SECTION-B (Case Study) MARKS : 14 An electronic goods company has distributors who will accept shipments of either transistors radios or electronic calculators to stock for Dewali Inventory. Q. Draw the graph.per unit of profits. The production manager estimates that 10 hours of the test time are available. Determine the elapsed time and idle time on each machine. 15/.Job 1 2 3 4 5 Machine A 4 9 8 6 5 Machine B 5 6 2 3 4 Machine C 8 10 6 7 11 Determine the sequence that will minimize the elapsed time 'T'.

Sign up to vote on this title
UsefulNot useful