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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 following project information for Problems 1 and 2.

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  1. Construct a network diagram using AON notation.
  2. Using the network diagram constructed in Problem 1,

    (a) Calculate the completion time for the project.

    (b) Determine which activities are included on the critical path.

  3. Jack's Floating Banana Party Company is planning to add a new party vessel for the upcoming season. Jack has identified several activities that must be finished before the start of the season. Using the following information,

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    (a) Draw the network diagram for this project.

    (b) Identify the critical path.

    (c) Calculate the expected project length.

    Use the following project information for Problems 4 through 8.

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  4. Using the information given, construct a network diagram using AON notation.
  5. Using the information given, calculate the expected time for each of the project activities.
  6. Using the information given, calculate the variance for each of the project activities.
  7. Using your results from Problems 4 and 5,

    (a) Calculate the completion time for this project.

    (b) Identify the activities included on the critical path of this project.

  8. Using your results from Problem 6,

    (a) Calculate the probability that the ...

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