# SMU MBA ASSIGNMENTS

## SMU MBA ASSIGNMENTS MBA205 & OPERATIONS RESEARCH – SPRING – 2018

March 29, 2018 By: Meliza Category: 1st SEM

DRIVE SPRING 2018
PROGRAM MBA
SEMESTER II
SUBJECT CODE & NAME MBA205 & OPERATIONS RESEARCH
BK ID B2068
CREDITS 4
MARKS 30(EACH SET)

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Note –The Assignment is divided into 2 sets. You have to answer all questions in both sets. Average score of both assignments scored by you will be considered as your IA score. Kindly note that answers for 10 marks questions should be approximately of 400 words.

SET-I
Q.No Questions Marks Total Marks
1 Explain the process of Operation Research.

A Process of Operation Research 10 10
2 Write short note on
a) Concept of Duality in Linear Programming problem.
b) North-West Corner Method in Transportation problem
c) Benefits of holding inventory
d) Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) model

A a. Concept of Duality in Linear Programming problem. 2.5 10
b. North-West Corner Method in Transportation problem 2.5
c. Benefits of holding inventory 2.5
d. Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) model 2.5

3 ABC Pvt. Ltd. is currently using a machine that was purchased for Rs 36,000. The
resale value of the machine is Rs 12,000. Maintenance cost of machine is 3,000 Rs
for first year and then increases by 500 Rs every year. Calculate total and average cost
for 12 Years and find the best time to replace the machine.

A Calculation of Total and Average cost 8 10
Replacement Year 2

1 a. Define the meaning of assignment problem in operation Research.
b. In a manufacturing unit, time required by machineries to perform jobs is given in
following matrix.

Jobs

1 2 3

A 15 12 20

B 18 20 17 22
Machines
C 20 18 17

D 25 22 18

E 24 22 28

How should the jobs be allocated to machinery to minimize the total man-hours?

A Description of assignment problem
Optimum allocation through Hungarian method

2 Define following criteria’s used for decision making under Uncertainty
a. Optimism (maximax or minimin) criterion
b. Pessimism (maximin or minimax) criterion
c. Equal probabilities (Laplace) criterion
d. Coefficient of optimism (Hurwicz) criterion
e. Regret (salvage) criterion

A a. Optimism (maximax or minimin) criterion
b. Pessimism (maximin or minimax) criterion
c. Equal probabilities (Laplace) criterion
d. Coefficient of optimism (Hurwicz) criterion
e. Regret (salvage) criterion

3 a. Explain the importance and utility of the replacement model in business
organizations.
b. There are six jobs, each of which must go through two machines A and B in the
order AB. The processing time of machines (in hours) is given in Table

Job Processing Time

Machine A Machine B

1 12 9

2 20 12

3 8 7

4 16 14

5 7 13

6 14 8

Determine a sequence for the six jobs that will minimise the elapsed time. Also
calculate the idle time for Machine A & Machine B.

 A Importance and utility of the replacement model 4 10 Optimal Sequence 2 Total Ellapsed Time 2 Idle time for Machine A 1 Idle time for Machine B 1

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