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MS-5 December, 2015

MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME Term-End Examination December, 2015 MS-5 : MANAGEMENT OF MACHINESAND MATERIALS Time : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 100 (Weightage 70%) Note : (i) Answer any four questions. (ii) All questions carry equal marks.

1. (a) Explain the importantce of Management of materials in production system in modern manufacturing industry. (b) Distinguish between Strategic Decisions and Operational Decisions. Discuss.

2. (a) Describe the major quantitative models used for facility location.    (b) Briefly explain the 'continuous flow process'. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of a continuous flow process.

3. (a) Describe the work measurement procedure. Discuss the major techniques of work measurement.    (b) "Environmental factor is necessary in modern industry." Do you agree ? Explain with examples. 4. (a) Describe 'Kilbridge - Wester' method and 'Helgeson - Birnie' method.    (b) How maintenance system can be profitable in a large -scale industry ? Discuss the various types of maintenance systems.

5. (a) What is value engineering ? Discuss its importance.    (b) Distinguish between 'quality control', 'quality assurance' and 'total quality management.'

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MS 5 JUNE 2015

MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME Term-End Examination 1- June, 2015 MS-5 : MANAGEMENT OF MACHINES AND MATERIALS   1. (a) Depict the Material Flow characteristics ofa typical production process. Explain the various types of production systems. (b) Explain the concept of system life cycles ? Give suitable examples. 2. (a) How do you select the material fordeveloping a new product. Explain the product selection process. (b) What is meant by "Capacity" ? How would you predict the future capacity requirements ? 3. (a) Explain the concept of work Design ? How would you correlate with the "Method Study". Explain with suitable examples. (b) Explain the meaning of "Design Factor" ?Illustrate it in the context of automobile Industry. MS-5 1 P.T.O. 4. (a) How would you determine the optimum batch size ? Explain it briefly.

 (b) Briefly explain the technique of PERT. What managerial information can be obtained from PERT analysis. 5. (a) Explain the concept of Value Engineering. List the various phases of 'Value Engineering Job Plan'.

 (b) Write short notes of any two of the following. (i) Acceptance Sampling (ii) Cost of quality (iii) Statistical Process Control

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Ms-5 june 2007

MS-5   june-2007

MS-5 : MANAGEMENT OF MACHINES AND MATERIALS

 

1. (a) Define Information Technology. Describe various types of information systems. Give example of each type of information system in order to differentiate

between them.

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Ms-5 june 2008

MS-5   june-2008

MS-5 : MANAGEMENT OF MACHINES AND MATERIALS

1,(a) Explain the Management Systems concept with the help of an exarnple. what are the major distinctions between a production organisation and a service organisation ?

(b) Product A consists of three B type sub-assemblies and one C type sub-assembly. The sub-assembly B consists of one D sub-assembly, one E sub-assembly, and one F sub-assembly. The sub-assembly E consists of a D and a K. The sub-assembly C consists of a G and an F.

(i) Prepare a product tree.

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Ms-5 june 2009

MS-5   june-2009

MS-5 : MANAGEMENT OF MACHINES AND MATERIALS

1. (a) Define a 'system'. Use this concept in explaining a production system. Briefly

indicate the relationship of production systems to operations management.

(b) Discuss how life cycle approach to product and systems can help decision making. Use examples.

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Ms-5 june 2010

MS-5   june-2010

MS-5 : MANAGEMENT OF MACHINES AND MATERIALS

1. a) Why does the "proper" operations strategy keep changing for companies that are world-class competitors ?

(b) Some suggest that customer expectation is the key to service success. Give an example from your own experience to support or refute this assertion.

2.(a) "You don't inspect quality into a product; you have to build it in". Discuss the implications of this statement.

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Ms-5 june 2011

MS-5   june-2011

MS-5 : MANAGEMENT OF MACHINES AND MATERIALS

1. (a) How is value added to any entity using operations function ? Explain the conceptual model of a 'Operations System'.

(b) Discuss life cycle approach in Operations Management. Use examples to elaborate.

2. (a) What is Product Design ? How does it influence the Process Design ? Explain with examples.

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Ms-5 Dec 2007

MS-5   Dec, 2007

MS-5 : MANAGEMENT OF MACHINES AND MATERIALS

l. (a) Explain how the system concept can be used in explaining the terms waste and waste management.

(b) A company is considering adding a new feature that will increase unit sales by !2 percent and product cost by 10 percent. Profit is expected to increase by 16 percent of the increased sales. Initially the product cost incurred by the company was 63 percent of the sales price. Should the new feature be added ? Justify your answer.

2. (a) Four different organisations are considering youl home town as a potential location for one of the following :

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Ms-5 Dec 2008

MS-5   Dec, 2008

MS-5 : MANAGEMENT OF MACHINES AND MATERIALS

l. (a) Give two examples (with supporting details) for each of a service and manufacturing firm, of the impact of technology in service and product design.

(b) Data for a breal+even analysis revealed that total cost at volumes of 600 and 800 units were Rs. 8,00,000 and Rs. 9,60,000 respectively. Revenue is Rs. 1,440 per unit. Based upon this information, what are

(i) the variable cost per unit, and

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Ms-5 Dec 2009

MS-5   Dec, 2009

MS-5 : MANAGEMENT OF MACHINES AND MATERIALS

1(a) Explain with the help of a suitable diagram the framework of organising and control in a production system.

(b) On the basis of material flow classify production systems and give examples for each type.

2(a) List down different phases of value engineering approach as used for a product design.

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Ms-5 Dec 2010

Ms-5 Dec 2010 solved paper from ignou university you can buy this ms-5 book from this site

 

 

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Ms-5 Dec 2011

MS-5   Dec, 2011

MS-5 : MANAGEMENT OF MACHINES AND MATERIALS

1. (a) Discuss conceptual model of an operations   system. Explain some of the performance objectives in operations management.

(b) Explain the frame work of organising and   control in a production system.

2. (a) What are different types of process forms   in manufacturing system which are used to effect transformation of inputs into outputs ? Explain with examples.

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