Pune University BE Production Engineering Materials and Logistics Management Question Papers

B.E. (Production Engineering) MATERIALS AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT (2008 Pattern)

(Elective – II) (Sem. – I)

Time :3 Hours]                                                                                              [Max. Marks :100

Instructions to the candidates:

1)            Answer three questions from Section -1 and three questions from Section – II.

2)            Answers to the two sections should be written in separate answer books.

3)            Neat diagrams must be drawn wherever necessary.

4)            Pigures to the right indicate full marks.

SECTION – I Unit – I

QI) a) Explain the importance of materials management in manufacturing organisations.                                                                                                                                                                 [9]

b) Define value analysis? What are the types of values? Explain the importance of VA technique in the competitive industrial situation. [9]


Q2) a) Explain value engineering techniques by considering any suitable illustration.                                      [9]

b) Explain MRP in detail.                                         [9]

Unit – II

Q3) a) Explain SR’s in brief.                                                                     [8]

b) Explain Import substitution in brief. [8]


Q4) a) Explain purchase cycle in detail.                                                                     [8]

b) Explain vendor development in brief. [8]

Unit – III

Q5) a) Explain methods of issuing of materials in brief. [8]

b)    Explain waste disposal system.          [8]


Q6) Write short note on :                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        [IT]

a)             Centralised and decentralised store.

b)             Bin Card.

c)             Inward and Outward register.


Q7) a) What are the functional areas of logistics?                                                                                          [8]

b) Explain various economic and service benefits of warehouse management and explain how these benefits can be achieved.                                                                          [8]


Q8) a) Explain the importance of transportation in logistic management. What are the different factors which affect the transportation cost?                                                                                       [8]

b) Describe the logistical performance cycle in brief.  [8]

Unit – V

Q9) a) Discuss supply chain revolution and its implications on Managing business.  [8]

b) Explain the rate of supply chain in manufacturing.     [8]


QI 0) a) Compare and contrast Modern day global supply chain with traditional distribution channels.                               [8]

b) Explain the drivers of supply chain in brief.                              [8]

Unit – VI

QII) a) Explain various costs associated with Inventory decisions in detail. [9]

b) Derive the formula for EMQ when replanishment is non instanteneous (Gradual). State the assumption mode.                                                                                              [9]


Q12) a) Differentiate between Fixed Order Quantity System 8 Fixed Order Internal System.                                                                                                                                                             [9]

b) Explain optimal service level. Explain the risk and precautionary measures to be considered in case of uncertainty in demand and lead time. [9]

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