IGNOU MBA Solved Assignment

MS 57 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2016

1. What is reliability centred maintenance? What are the important steps involved in implementing it in any plant? 2. What is the importance of maintenance budgeting? Give the advantage of Zero Based Budget. 3. A remote control unit has 25 components in series. Each component has a reliability of 0.999. What is the reliability of the remote control unit? If it is desired to have a reliability of 0.996 for 3000 hours of operation, what should be the failure rate of each component? Assume that the time to failure for each component is exponentially distributed. 4. Define hazard rate the … [Read more...]

MS 57 IGNOU MBA Assignments July-Dec 2015

1. What are the life cycle cost components for any plant? Which are the factors affecting life cycle profits of any industrial plant? 2. Explain what is meant by cost absorption and cost apportionment? Illustrate each with two examples from maintenance department. Discuss the methods of cost absorption and state which method do you consider to be the best and why? 3. The liberalized economy is forcing Indian companies to establish Total Quality Management Systems. It is a struggle, which has just begun and Indian companies will continue to do so just to be in the race – lest they perish. … [Read more...]

MS 57 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2014

1. How can maintenance affect the life cycle profits of any equipment and plant? 2.What is the importance of maintenance budgeting? Give the advantages of Zero Based Budget. 3. Why do you need performance measurements for a process? Discuss a suitable measurement framework for quality maintenance. 4. “RCM methodology focuses on the maintenance of functions rather than the equipment per se”. Comment.. 5. Write short notes on a) Terotechnology b) ‘Vital Few vs Trivial Many’ and Pare to Chart. … [Read more...]

MS 57 IGNOU MBA Assignment July – Dec 2013

1. Elaborate your understanding about maintenance planning and scheduling. 2. Explain the importance of maintenance budgeting. Discuss the advantages of Zero Based Budget. 3. What do you understand by the term ‘Total Safety Management’? Differentiate between investigation of incidents and audits. 4. What do you mean by Reliability? How it is different from Quality? Explain BATH-TUB CURVE. 5. Explain Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) and its process of implementation. 6. Write the short notes on the following a) Terotechnology b) Spare Parts Inventory c) Total Productive … [Read more...]