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    Relationship between Lot Size and Queue Time

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    Explain the relationship between the lot size used to release jobs to a production process, vs. the utilization and queue time for that process. Assume production must satisfy some given product demand rate. How is this relationship impacted by the setup time?

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    The rate at which the production line is running determines how fast the lot size is reached and thus how fast the jobs are requested from the preceding production line. The larger ...