MU Mechanical Engineering (Semester 8)
Industrial Engineering & Management
May 2012
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(1) Assume appropriate data and state your reasons
(2) Marks are given to the right of every question
(3) Draw neat diagrams wherever necessary

Any five
1(a) Give short notes on (any five):
Factors influencing productivity improvement techniques.
5 M
1(b) Work study and Ergonomics.
5 M
1(c) Value engineering and value analysis
5 M
1(d) Resources Utilization.
5 M
1(e) Computers in industrial Engineering.
5 M
1(f) Enterprise Resources planning
5 M
1(g) Waste management
5 M

2(a) Discuss the evaluation of culture fit on mergers and acquisition of business enterprises.
10 M
2(b) In an eight hour day,it was found that the normal was only 400 minute.Assuming that the remaining time is meant for rest and personal needs etc. Determine the standard time per article if the normal time per article is 1-5minutes.also find the number of articles produced per day.
10 M

3(a) Discuss the various types of value. Also, state principle of value engineering.
10 M
3(b) The desired daily output an assembly line is 360 units. This assembly line will operate 450 minutes/day.The following tables contain information on this products task times and precedence relationship:
Draw precedence diagram
What is the work-station cycle time?
Balance this line using longest no.of following task.Use the longest task time as a secondary criteria.
What is the efficiency of your line balance?

task Time


Immediate predecsessor
A 30 -
B 35 A
C 30 A
D 35 B
E 15 C
F 65 C
G 40 E,F
H 25 D,G
10 M

4(a) Discuss the ERP architecture and its implementation methodology in detail.
10 M
4(b) In a capacity study of a lathe used in turning a shaft to a dimension of 23.75 ±0.1 mm, a sample of a six consecutive pieces was taken each day for 8 days and data were recorded as given below.plot X and R char and check whether the process is in statical control or not.Establish the process capability and compare it with the stipulated specifications.
Given:\[A_{2}=0.48,D_{4}=2,D_{3}=0 and d_{2}=2.534\]
Days 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Mean X 23.765 23.770 23.7716 23.7767 23.7717 23.7583 23.7767 23.7667
Range R 0.07 0.11 0.08 0.08 0.04 0.05 0.07 0.07
10 M

5(a) Discuss the principles of integrated system design.Also discuss lean and agile manufacturing.
10 M
5(b) Discuss the various modulus of ERP and also its overview.
10 M

6(a) Differentiate between chart and diagrams.also mention the types.
10 M
6(b) Define control chart.Discuss the types of control chart and compare them.
10 M

Any four
7(a) Solve any four from the following;
Work sampling
5 M
7(b) Therblings
5 M
7(c) Allowances
5 M
7(d) Facility planning and computer Techniques
5 M
7(e) Waste reduction techniques
5 M
7(f) JIT.
5 M

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