# Operations Research and Credits Assignment Set

Topics: Operations research, Simulation, Management Pages: 2 (395 words) Published: December 3, 2012
MB0048_MBA_Sem2_Fall/August 2012

Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 2 MB0048 – Operations Research- 4 Credits Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks) Note: Each question carries 10 Marks. Answer all the questions. Q.1 Maximise z = 3x1 + 4x2 Subject to constrains 5x1 + 4x2 200; 3x1 + 5x2 150; 5x1 + 4x2 100; 8x1 + 4x2 80, x1 0, x2 0 Q.2 State the ways in which customers in a queue are served. Q.3 Explain the use of simulation in networks? What are the advantages of using simulation? Q.4 Explain maximin-minimax principle. Briefly describe the characteristics of competitive game

Q.5 A project has 10 activities. The following table shows the information about the activities. Table 14.5: Activities information Activity A B C D E F G H I J Preceding activity – – A A A C D B, D, E H I, G, F Duration in weeks 6 3 5 4 3 3 5 5 2 3

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Draw the network Find the project duration Identify the CPM Prepare the schedule

Q.6 Discuss different types of service systems?

MB0048_MBA_Sem2_Fall/August 2012

MB0048 – Operations Research - 4 Credits Assignment Set- 2 (60 Marks) Note: Each question carries 10 Marks. Answer all the questions. Explain project management (PERT) & Project scheduling of PERT. Write a short note on Monte-Carlo simulation? What are the Limitations of using Simulation?

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Q.3 In a rectangular game, pay-off matrix of player A is as follows:

i) Solve the game. ii) Write down the pay-off matrix of B and then, solve the game. Q.4 A marketing manager has 5 salesmen and 5 sales districts. Considering the capabilities of the salesman and the nature of districts, the marketing manager estimates that the sales per month (in hundred rupees) for each salesman in each district would be as follows. Sales districts A B C D E 1 32 38 40 28 40 2 40 24 28 21 36 3 41 27 33 30 37 Salesman 4 22 38 41 36 36 5 29 33 40 35 39 Find the assignment of salesman to districts that will result...