School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering

2020-2021

COURSEWORK 2 TASKS

Marking Scheme for 305KM

Assignment- 70% Contribution

School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering

A summary showing

✓  Conclusion

✓  Recommendations

5 Marks

COURSEWORK TASKS

   

Task 1
 

Task 2
 

Task 3
 

Task 4
 

Task 5
 
 

Problem definition showing:

✓  Problem brief,

✓  Main aim

✓  Objectives

✓  Tools and techniques

✓  Key performance indicators

  Tabular form showing:

✓    Entities

✓    Attributes,

✓    Activities, State variables Events.

  Logic Diagram showing:

An

appropriate flowchart with detailed explanations.

  Process-Resource Diagram showing:

An

appropriate

Activity Cycle Diagram (ACD) with detailed explanations.

10 Marks 10 Marks 30 Marks 30 Marks
 

Simulation model for 200 jobs (5 runs, at least 2 scenarios to achieve reasonable:

✓  Overall simulation time.

✓  Queue size at each.

✓  Average waiting time.

✓  Resource(s)/ service facility(s) utilisations.

Compare all of your scenarios, each with its criteria using Excel diagrams

15 Marks

Task 6

 

Introduction- 10 Marks

  • Problem Brief 2 Marks
  • Should be written based on student own understanding of the problem being investigated.
  • Aim 2 Marks
  • Should state overall goal/ target of the study.
  • Objective(s) 2 Marks
  • State only four sub-goals/ targets that you have applied to deliver the overall aim.
  • Tools and Techniques 2 Marks
  • State at least four tools/techniques that you have used in this study to solve the problem.
  • Key Performance Indicators 2 Marks
  • State the key performance indicators that related to your problem solution.

Problem Analysis- 10 Marks

  • Construct a problem analysis in a TABULAR FORM to present:
• Entity types and what are they, 2 Marks
• Attributes of each entity type, 2 Marks
• Events for each entity type, 2 Marks
• State variable of each entity type and 2 Marks
• Activities of entity type. 2 Marks

Logical Diagrams- 30 Marks

  • Flowchart
•    Why flowchart is needed in this problem

•    The flowchart diagram

•    Full description/ explanation of the flowchart diagram after developing it

5 Marks

20 Marks

5 Marks

Logical Diagrams- 30 Marks

  • Activity Cycle Diagram
•    Why ACD is required for this problem

•    Step by step ACD development including:

•    Resource- Activity interchanging relationship diagrams

•    Entity flow diagram

•    The final Activity Cycle Diagram

•    Full description/ explanation of each of the above diagrams.

5 Marks

20 Marks

5 Marks

Simulation Modelling- 15 Marks

  • The “As-Is” Model 5 Marks
  • Model Snapshot explaining all components (As-Is model)
  • Provide EXCEL charts to present your results based on the key performance indicators addressed in the introduction section. (Note that number of charts should equal to number of key performance indicators).
  • Analysis and discussion of results
  • What-If Scenario 5 Marks
  • Clearly identify the scenario action (Add one worker to the cutting machine for example) PLUS Model Snapshots (What-If models)
  • Provide EXCEL charts to present your results based on the key performance indicators addressed in the introduction section. (Note that number of charts should equal to number of key performance indicators).
  • Overall Result Comparisons 5 Marks
  • Compare “As-Is” results with the “What-If” outputs each according to the related key performance indicator.

Conclusion and Recommendations- 5 Marks

  • Conclusion 3 Marks
  • Summarise satisfaction of each objective by using the related methodology.
  • Identify the “Should-Be” scenario and justify your finding based on numerical ratios.
  • Recommendations 2 Marks
  • Advise other research who will work on the same area about what to focus on/ how to do and what to use.