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PART 2 [Hint: By harnessing online journals from library, identify relevant research papers/ reports. (ii) By assuming a specific role in relevant project-based or manufacturing industry, prepare your discussions including key points of literature review and recommendations] 2. You are responsible to design the facility layout for a precast panel manufacturing unit in a suburb area (near a large metropolitan city). From the resource management perspectives for (a) intermittent operations and (b) repetitive operations, outline your suggestions. 4. Assume that you are working in a large contractor organization which undertakes several major transport infrastructure projects (e.g. roads and bridges) throughout Australia. As a part of your organisation’s improvement initiative, you are assigned to prepare detailed report on any two of the following: a. Reliability centered maintenance management of key equipment resources; b. RFID (i.e. radio frequency identification) based equipment asset management c. Dependability management and life cycle costing of a specific equipment resource (you may assume any one key resource) MME80001 Resource Planning and Management – Assignment (Submission deadline: 11-04-2014, 5:00 PM) PART 3 Your answer for each (including subparts) shall be 500 to 800 words (approximately). In addition, you may include representative diagrams/ figures and tables (if so relevant). 2. Determine the expected hourly owning and operating cost for the 4th year of operation of (a) a crawler tractor and (b) twin-engine scraper as described below: Twin-engine scraper Motor grader Crawler tractor Cost delivered $275,000 $190,000 $260,000 Tire cost $12,000 $10,000 — Estimated life 5 years 6 years 6 years Salvage value $55,000 $30,000 $65,000 Depreciation method Double declining balance method Sum-of-the- years’ digits method Straight-line method Investment (interest) rate 7.5% 7.5% 7.5% Tax, insurance and storage rate 12.5% 12.5% 12.5% Operating conditions Severe Average Severe Rated power 475 hp 400 hp 500 hp Fuel price $1.65/ gal $1.65/ gal $1.65/ gal Operator’s wages $75.00/hour $55/ hour $60/ hour 3. The AOA (i.e. ‘activity on arrow’) network for a project is shown in the Figure and the details of manpower requirements for various activities of this project are given in the Table below. You are required to allocate requisite staff for this project and carry out resource leveling. Figure: AOA Network Diagram for the project Table: Activity details and resource information Activity Duration (days) Requirements per day of Activity Technical staff Non-technical staff 1-2 2 1 3 2-3 4 2 2 2-4 3 4 0 2-5 4 0 2 3-9 4 6 0 4-6 7 0 2 4-9 2 4 0 5-7 5 4 2 6-8 2 2 2 7-10 5 2 0 8-9 2 0 2 9-10 3 1 4 10-11 5 0 4 1 3 2 5 4 9 2 3 4 6 8 10 7 11 4 7 3 2 5 4 2 2 5 5 MME80001 Resource Planning and Management – Assignment (Submission deadline: 11-04-2014, 5:00 PM) 4. Assume that you are project manager of a renovation project and following information regarding this project are available: Activity Immediate preceding activity Duration (days) Optimistic (TO) Most Likely (TM) Pessimistic (TP) P – 6 10 14 Q P 3 6 10 R P 4 8 10 S Q 5 6 7 T R 4 6 12 U S,T 3 3 3 V U 3 4 5 You are required to calculate expected time and variance for each activity in this project and thereby: Determine expected completion time for this renovation project Determine the probability that the project will finish at least 1 day late Determine the probability that the project will be completed within 30 days Determine the probability that the project will be completed by the end of day 32

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