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Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing 305km Module Title: Business Simulation

Assignment Brief 2020/21

 Module Learning Outcomes Assessed:   •       Demonstrate understanding of the principles and techniques associated with simulation modelling, business process and logic modelling languages. •       Use simulation techniques and software to develop and evaluate appropriate scenarios for using in the analysis and evaluation of business plan alternatives. •       Understand the concept of probability/randomness and how it can be modelled to produce realistic simulation models. •       Develop a working knowledge of a discrete-event simulation software package such as SIMUL8/ARENA.

 Module Title Business Simulation Ind/Group Individual  Work Cohort (Sept/Jan) 2021 Module Code 305km Coursework / Title (RESIT 2) Mero Showers Manufacturer Hand out date:  19/05/2021 For any question on this assessment contact: Estimated Time (20 hrs per student) Coursework type: Individual Report Extensions allowed: Registry permission must be granted  Contact faculty registry 70% of Module Mark Submission arrangements:   Submission deadline: Online Submission – By 18:00 Monday 5th July 2021 online submission via RESIT 2 Moodle/AULA.

Data Collection and Fittings

•     Random arrival of different types of shower parts- probabilistic distribution

Table 1: Probability distribution of arrival of different types of shower parts

 Part type number Shower part types Probability (%) 1 Power shower parts 33.33 2 Electric shower parts 33.33 3 Mixer shower parts 33.33

•     Distribution of inter arrival times of different types of shower parts

Table 2: Probability distribution of inter arrival times of part types (in minute)

 Inter arrival Times Probability (%) 7 19 22 32 35 49

•     Sequence of bay visits for assembly of different shower parts

Table 3: Sequence of Bays Visited – The Assemble Cell

 Type of shower parts Sequence of visit Power shower parts Bay 1 Bay 3 Bay 2 Bay 4 Electric shower parts Bay 4 Bay 1 Bay 2 Bay 3 Mixer shower parts Bay 1 Bay 2 Bay 3 Bay 4