Question Paper: Industrial Engineering & Management : Question Paper May 2016 - Mechanical Engineering (Semester 8) | Mumbai University (MU)
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Industrial Engineering & Management - May 2016

Mechanical Engineering (Semester 8)

TOTAL MARKS: 100
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS
(1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any four from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data wherever required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks.


Write short notes on. (Any Four)

1(a) Contributions of F. W. Taylor in IE(5 marks) 1(b) MOST(5 marks) 1(c) Assembly line balancing(5 marks) 1(d) Computerized Relative Allocation of Facilities Technique (CRAFT)(5 marks) 1(e) Group Technology(5 marks) 1(f) Financial Statements(5 marks) 2(a) Why work study is valuable for production management? Define Work study, Method study and work measurement.(10 marks) 2(b) Define Value Engineering. Steps in value engineering Distinction between value engineering & value analysis.(10 marks) 3(a) Define micro motion study. What are therbligs? When it is used? List therbligs symbols, colour description, name and code.(10 marks) 3(b) Define plant layout. Enumerate and explain various factors to be considered in design of plant layout.(10 marks) 4(a) A time study was conducted on a job considering of three elements. Stopwatch reading in hundredth of a minute is given. Calculate standard time if allowance is 17%.

Elements Stop-Watch Reading Rating
i II III IV V
A 10 73 139 203 266 80
B 25 88 155 218 280 100
C 64 128 193 257 320 100
(10 marks) 4(b) Define Ergonomics and discuss its scope. Explain ergonomics design considerations in relation work.(10 marks) 5(a) Define productivity. Explain partial measures of productivity with suitable examples.(10 marks) 5(b) Why location of plant is of great concern to the management? How plant location is important to its profitability? What are the factors influencing plant location.(10 marks) 6(a) A factory owner employed 100 workers during the month of April. The following are the details of expenditure. Cost of Material Rs. 40000, Rate of wages per worker is Rs. 2 per hour for normal duty and Rs.4 per hour for overtime duty, Man hour per day of normal dut is 8 hour, No. Of holidays per month without wages is 5 days, total overhead expenses is Rs. 10000. The workers are paid overtime for 300 hours. Calculate the total cost per month.(10 marks) 6(b) Why does money have a time value? Explain the basic time value of money model with four variables involved in it.(10 marks)

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