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Operations Management: An Integrated Approach, 5th Edition by Nada R. Sanders, R. Dan Reid

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Problems

Use the information given here for the next five problems.

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1. Will's Welded Widgets (WWW) makes its Q Model from components R, S, and T. Component R is made from two units of component X and one unit of component Y. Component T is made from one unit of component V and three units of component Z. Draw the product structure tree for the Q Model.

2. Using the given information, calculate the replenishment lead time for the Q Model assuming that you have no beginning inventories.

3. Using the given information, calculate the gross requirements for each of the components if the company plans to build 100 of its Q Models. Assume that there are no beginning inventories.

4. Using the given information, calculate the gross requirements for each of the components when the company plans to build 100 of its Q Models if you have these inventories: 150 units of component T and 200 units of component R.

5. Using the given information and the beginning inventories from Problem 4, calculate the minimum replenishment time for the 100 Q Models.

Use the following information for Problems 6 through 10.

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6. Flora's Fabulous Fountains' (FFF) top product is its Model A. Using the information given, draw the product structure tree for the Model A.

7. Using the information given, calculate the replenishment ...

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