
1. To define the service area for an organization. 2. To identify key elements of a strategic plan,.
1. To define the service area for an organization. 2. To identify key elements of a strategic plan, and to use quantitative analytic techniques to develop a useful strategic planning database.
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1.To describe the use of total quality management and continuous quality improvement methods and...
1.To describe the use of total quality management and continuous quality improvement methods and models to enhance system performance. 2. To analyze service systems using run charts and control charts. 3. To differentiate and define various...
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1.To be able to compute discounted cash flow and to use three toolsto evaluate the financial impact.
1.To be able to compute discounted cash flow and to use three toolsto evaluate the financial impact of projects(i.e., net present value, internal rate of return, and modified internal rate of return). 2. To describe how statistical process control...
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1. To develop skills in evaluating the financial consequences of alternative projects. 2. To...
1. To develop skills in evaluating the financial consequences of alternative projects. 2. To understand what comprises a cash flow. 3. To understand the concept of payback as a tool to evaluate the financial desirability of a project.
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1. To define the scope and tools of project management. 2. Understanding the components of PERT...
1. To define the scope and tools of project management. 2. Understanding the components of PERT analysis. 3. To understand how to use PERT for project management.
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1. To understand the balance/conflict that may be involved in making project decisions. 2. To...
1. To understand the balance/conflict that may be involved in making project decisions. 2. To understand what is meant by economic analysis and differentiate among the different types of economic analyses. 3. To understand the basic elements of a...
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1.To use queuing theory calculations to manage the relationship between waiting and the resources...
1.To use queuing theory calculations to manage the relationship between waiting and the resources needed to provide service. 2. To be able to construct and use decision trees as a method to examine decision alternatives. 3. To be able to calculate...
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1. To describe the relationship between costs and capacity. 2. To estimate the production capability
1. To describe the relationship between costs and capacity. 2. To estimate the production capability of a specific system. 3. To describe service systems and waiting lines using appropriate terms and concepts. 4. To analyze service systems and...
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1. To examine the use of time as an independent variable in regression forecasting. 2. To use...
1. To examine the use of time as an independent variable in regression forecasting. 2. To use regression residuals to develop a best forecast based upon mean absolute deviation (MAD). 3. To construct confidence intervals around regression forecasting...
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1. To understand weighted forecasting models by using exponential smoothing. 2. To be able to select
1. To understand weighted forecasting models by using exponential smoothing. 2. To be able to select between forecasting models based upon the calculated mean absolute deviation (MAD). 3. To examine the foundations and components of the regression...
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1. To examine the role of time intervals in forecasting models. 2. To examine guidelines for length.
1. To examine the role of time intervals in forecasting models. 2. To examine guidelines for length of future forecasts. 3. To understand forecasting based on average change, average percent change, and confidence intervals. 4. To understand weighted...
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1. To describe the concept of forecasting as a managerial tool. 2. To describe the difference...
1. To describe the concept of forecasting as a managerial tool. 2. To describe the difference between analytic and nonanalytic forecasting. 3. To understand the assumptions of analytic forecasting. 4. To describe the limitations of forecasting and...
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1. To describe and evaluate general systems flow charts. 2. To construct a general systems flow...
1. To describe and evaluate general systems flow charts. 2. To construct a general systems flow chart. 3. To understand the concept of the time value of money. 4. To be able to compute the future or present value of money (i.e., compounding and...
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1.Describe the general systems model in relation to health services. 2. To be able to calculate and.
1.Describe the general systems model in relation to health services. 2. To be able to calculate and use descriptive statistics. 3. To be able to compare different types of data using statistical inference and hypothesis testing. 3. To be able to...
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1. Describe how health services managers analyze, design, and implement in a systems context. 2....
1. Describe how health services managers analyze, design, and implement in a systems context. 2. Differentiate between efficiency and effectiveness as vital managerial interests. 3. Describe how quantitative methods fit into the repertoire of the...
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yesterday

Find the determinant of the following matrix: 2 2 0 1 12 T...
Find the determinant of the following matrix: 2 2 0 1 12 This matrix does not have a determinant
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3 days ago

The mean time to retrieve a record from an online database is 200 milliseconds with a standard...
The mean time to retrieve a record from an online database is 200 milliseconds with a standard deviation of 58 milliseconds. The design criterion requires that at least 80% of all retrieval times must not differ from the mean by more that 75...
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4 days ago

For a particular Java assembler interface, the operand stack size is 4. (a) Use Markov’s inequality.
For a particular Java assembler interface, the operand stack size is 4. (a) Use Markov’s inequality to estimate the probability that the stack size is at least 6. (b) A different Java assembler interface is known to have the same mean, but the...
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4 days ago

1). The average number of text messages received in a day on a smartphone is 15. (a) Calculate the..
1). The average number of text messages received in a day on a smartphone is 15. (a) Calculate the probability that, in any day, more than 20 messages will be received. (b) What would the probability be, if it were known that text messages received...
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4 days ago

If it takes an average of 10 seconds to download a certain file, what is the probability that the...
If it takes an average of 10 seconds to download a certain file, what is the probability that the download will take at least than 12 seconds? Network breakdowns occur on average once a month. Compute the probability that: (a) no breakdowns will...
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4 days ago

Daly Developers are marketing a new software. From past experience, new software from this company..
Daly Developers are marketing a new software. From past experience, new software from this company has on average 10 errors, that is, 𝜇 = 10. (a) What is the probability that the software package will contain less than 12 errors? (b) If the...
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4 days ago

Redo the previous example by using a CUSUM chart. Is the conclusion the same? Assembled workstations
Redo the previous example by using a CUSUM chart. Is the conclusion the same? Assembled workstations are subjected to a final inspection for surface defects. The number of defects in the last 20 workstations produced are 0, 3, 5, 8, 5, 7, 4, 7, 6, 5,...
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4 days ago

Printed circuit boards are manufactured to a target thickness of 2 mm. The allowed variability is ??
Printed circuit boards are manufactured to a target thickness of 2 mm. The allowed variability is 𝜎 = 0.3 mm. Every 15 minutes, a circuit board is measured to ensure the process is on target. The following data were obtained at the end of one...
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4 days ago

Suppose the scores, X , in an endofyear programming examination are normally distributed with a...
Suppose the scores, X , in an endofyear programming examination are normally distributed with a mean of 50% and a standard deviation of 10. Students are deemed to have passed if they obtain at least 40% and less than 50%. A second class honors...
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4 days ago

A manufacturer of a particular type of computer system is interested in improving its customer...
A manufacturer of a particular type of computer system is interested in improving its customer support services. As a first step, its marketing department has been charged with the responsibility of summarizing the extent of customer problems in...
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4 days ago

An analogue signal received at a detector, measured in micro volts, is normally distributed with...
An analogue signal received at a detector, measured in micro volts, is normally distributed with mean of 200 and variance of 256. (a) What is the probability that the signal will exceed 224 𝜇 V? (b) What is the probability that it will be...
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4 days ago

Jobs sent to a printer are held in a buffer until they can be printed sequentially on a first come,.
Jobs sent to a printer are held in a buffer until they can be printed sequentially on a first come, first served basis. Jobs arrive at the printer at the rate of 10 per second. The average time to print a job is five seconds. Assuming an M/M/1...
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4 days ago

A geospatial analysis system processes images at the rate of one image per second. There are eight..
A geospatial analysis system processes images at the rate of one image per second. There are eight sensors supplying images, and each of these submits images at an average rate of one every 10 seconds.2 (a) Use R to simulate the queue with the eight...
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4 days ago

In Example the queue size was calculated using queue[1] for (t in 2:10000) queue[t] = max(queue[t1]
In Example the queue size was calculated using queue[1] for (t in 2:10000) queue[t] = max(queue[t1] + arrivals[t]  service[t], 0) (a) Redo this simulation for 1000 and 5000 iterations for each of the three traffic intensity values...
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4 days ago

The average lifetime of a certain computer part is 10 years. If it can be assumed that the lifetime.
The average lifetime of a certain computer part is 10 years. If it can be assumed that the lifetime is exponentially distributed: (a) calculate the probability that the computer part lasts more than seven years; (b) calculate the time for which you...
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4 days ago

Suppose a battery has a useful life described by the exponential distribution with a mean of 500...
Suppose a battery has a useful life described by the exponential distribution with a mean of 500 days. (a) What is the probability that it will fail before its expected lifetime? (b) If a battery has a 12month (365day) warranty, what is the...
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4 days ago

Studies of a singlemachinetool system have shown that the amount of time the machine operates...
Studies of a singlemachinetool system have shown that the amount of time the machine operates before breaking down is exponentially distributed with a mean of 1,000 minutes. Find the probability that the machine operates for at least 12.5 hours...
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4 days ago

The length of life of an electronic component has an exponential pdf with mean 1,000 hours. (a) Find
The length of life of an electronic component has an exponential pdf with mean 1,000 hours. (a) Find the probability that a component lasts at least 1,500 hours. (b) Suppose a component has been in operation for 1,000 hours, what is the probability...
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4 days ago

You have bought a new iPhone. The manufacturers give a guarantee that if your battery needs a...
You have bought a new iPhone. The manufacturers give a guarantee that if your battery needs a recharge before eight hours of runtime, your iPhone will be replaced. If it can be assumed that the runtime of batteries is exponentially distributed with...
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4 days ago

A laptop motherboard has an average life of two years. (a) What is the probability that it will fail
A laptop motherboard has an average life of two years. (a) What is the probability that it will fail in the first year? (b) If it does last for one year, what is the probability that it will last a further two years?
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4 days ago

The lifetime of microprocessors is known to be exponentially distributed with a mean of 5,000 hours.
The lifetime of microprocessors is known to be exponentially distributed with a mean of 5,000 hours. (a) What proportion of microprocessors will last longer than 5,000 hours? (b) If the manufacturer, Power Products, gives a guarantee that the...
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4 days ago

It is suspected that the number of machine failures per day in a certain plant has a Poisson...
It is suspected that the number of machine failures per day in a certain plant has a Poisson distribution with parameter 𝜆 = 2. Present maintenance facilities can repair two machines per day, otherwise a contractor is called out. (a) In any...
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4 days ago

A website receives an average of 15 visits per hour, which arrive following a Poisson distribution..
A website receives an average of 15 visits per hour, which arrive following a Poisson distribution. (a) Calculate the probability that at least 10 minutes will elapse without a visit. (b) What is the probability that in any hour, there will be less...
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4 days ago

A software developer establishes a support hotline for customers to call in with questions about the
A software developer establishes a support hotline for customers to call in with questions about the use of the software. An average of three calls arrive every five minutes. Assuming a Poisson arrival rate, compute the probabilities of the following...
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4 days ago

A new user of a smart phone receives an average of two messages per day. If it can be assumed that..
A new user of a smart phone receives an average of two messages per day. If it can be assumed that the arrival pattern of these messages is Poisson, calculate the following probabilities: (a) exactly three messages will be received in any single day;...
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4 days ago

Assume that the number of messages input to a communication channel in an interval of duration t...
Assume that the number of messages input to a communication channel in an interval of duration t seconds is Poisson distributed with parameter 0.4 t . Compute the probabilities of the following events: (a) exactly three messages will arrive during a...
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4 days ago

The average rate of job submissions in a computer center is 2 per minute. If it can be assumed that.
The average rate of job submissions in a computer center is 2 per minute. If it can be assumed that the number of submissions per minute has a Poisson distribution, calculate the probability that: (a) more than two jobs will arrive in a minute; (b)...
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4 days ago

In Example 16.4, with ?? = 6 per hour, use R to obtain the probabilities: a) P ( T = 1 / 6 ) = P (at
In Example 16.4, with 𝜆 = 6 per hour, use R to obtain the probabilities: a) P ( T ≤ 1∕6) = P (at most 10 minutes (1/6 hour) elapses between arrivals (b) P ( T > 1∕2) = P (more than half an hour elapses between...
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4 days ago

a). In a radio communications system, the phase difference X between the transmitter and receiver is
a). In a radio communications system, the phase difference X between the transmitter and receiver is modeled as having a uniform density in [− 𝜋, + 𝜋 ]. Find P ( X ≤ 0) and P ( X ≤ 𝜋 ∕2). b). In...
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4 days ago

Students in an electronic engineering laboratory measure current in using an ammeter. Due to several
Students in an electronic engineering laboratory measure current in using an ammeter. Due to several random factors, the measurement X follows the pdf f ( x ) = 0.025 x + b, 2 <> 6 (a) Show that, for this to be a genuine probability density, b =...
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4 days ago

A machine produces memory sticks of varying lengths, distributed uniformly between 2 and 12 mm....
A machine produces memory sticks of varying lengths, distributed uniformly between 2 and 12 mm. Memory sticks longer than 10mm do not meet the design criterion, and must be scrapped. (a) Calculate the probability that a memory stick will be scrapped....
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4 days ago

A day’s production of 2,000 memory sticks is inspected as follows. If an initial sample of 15 shows.
A day’s production of 2,000 memory sticks is inspected as follows. If an initial sample of 15 shows at most two defective sticks, the day’s production is accepted, and subject to no further sampling. If, however, the first sample shows 3...
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4 days ago

A batch of 200 items, which contains 15 defective items, is subjected to an inspection scheme that..
A batch of 200 items, which contains 15 defective items, is subjected to an inspection scheme that calls for a sample of size 6 to be drawn. The sample is accepted if the sample contains at most one defective item. (a) Find the probability that the...
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4 days ago

The IC manufacturer has a quality control unit that sample tests completed devices. The manufacturer
The IC manufacturer has a quality control unit that sample tests completed devices. The manufacturer must guarantee that the device will meet its specifications. The devices are packed in batches of 5,000, from which a random sample of 100 is chosen...
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4 days ago

Batches of 1,000 memory sticks are subjected to the following sampling inspection scheme: a sample..
Batches of 1,000 memory sticks are subjected to the following sampling inspection scheme: a sample of 10 is selected, and the batch is accepted if this sample contains no unacceptable items; if this sample contains 3 or more unacceptable items, the...
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4 days ago