Planning and Scheduling Real-world Situations Case Study
Complete the mathematical steps for the case study below. Clearly label your diagrams and tables, show all mathematical calculations, and write a paragraph of explanation to answer the last question. This may be hand-written or typed (WORD has capabilities to draw diagrams). To turn in hand-written assignments, you should scan the page and upload.
At a large toy store, scooters arrive unassembled in boxes. You and a co-worker are asked to assemble scooters. The following tasks must be performed:
Remove parts from the box
Attach wheels to the footboard
Attach vertical housing to the footboard
Attach handlebars to the vertical housing
Put on reflector tape
Attach bell to handlebars
Attach safety instructions to handlebars
Draw the order-requirement digraph.
Create a schedule for the job on two processors (humans) using the decreasing-time-list algorithm.
Determine the earliest time by which all these tasks can be completed.
Suppose you have to put together 10 scooters in a day’s shift of 8 hours. Will this be possible? Explain why or why not.