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Manceville Air has just produced the first unit of a large industrial compressor that incorporated new technology in the control circuits and a new internal venting system. The first unit took 120 hours of labor to manufacture. The company knows from past experience that this labor content will decrease significantly as more units are produced. In reviewing past production​ data, it appears that the company has experienced a 70​% learning curve when producing similar designs. The company is interested in estimating the total time to complete the next 7 units.

Table E.3 in the text is a good resource for calculating the time for the required unit and for the cumulative time.

​70%

​75%

​80%

​85%

​90%

Unit Number

​(N)

Unit Time

Total Time

Unit Time

Total Time

Unit Time

Total Time

Unit Time

Total Time

Unit Time

Total Time

1

1.000

1.000

1.000

1.000

1.000

1.000

1.000

1.000

1.000

1.000

2

.700

1.700

.750

1.750

.800

1.800

.850

1.850

.900

1.900

3

.568

2.268

.634

2.384

.702

2.502

.773

2.623

.846

2.746

4

.490

2.758

.562

2.946

.640

3.142

.723

3.345

.810

3.556

5

.437

3.195

.513

3.459

.596

3.738

.686

4.031

.783

4.339

6

.398

3.593

.475

3.934

.562

4.299

.657

4.688

.762

5.101

7

.367

3.960

.446

4.380

.534

4.834

.634

5.322

.744

5.845

8

.343

4.303

.422

4.802

.512

5.346

.614

5.936

.729

6.574

9

.323

4.626

.402

5.204

.493

5.839

.597

6.533

.716

7.290

10

.306

4.932

.385

5.589

.477

6.315

.583

7.116

.705

7.994

11

.291

5.223

.370

5.958

.462

6.777

.570

7.686

.695

8.689

12

.278

5.501

.357

6.315

.449

7.227

.558

8.244

.685

9.374

13

.267

5.769

.345

6.660

.438

7.665

.548

8.792

.677

10.052

14

.257

6.026

.334

6.994

.428

8.092

.539

9.331

.670

10.721

15

.248

6.274

.325

7.319

.418

8.511

.530

9.861

.663

11.384

16

.240

6.514

.316

7.635

.410

8.920

.522

10.383

.656

12.040

17

.233

6.747

.309

7.944

.402

9.322

.515

10.898

.650

12.690

18

.226

6.973

.301

8.245

.394

9.716

.508

11.405

.644

13.334

19

.220

7.192

.295

8.540

.388

10.104

.501

11.907

.639

13.974

20

.214

7.407

.288

8.828

.381

10.485

.495

12.402

.634

14.608

25

.191

8.404

.263

10.191

.355

12.309

.470

14.801

.613

17.713

30

.174

9.305

.244

11.446

.335

14.020

.450

17.091

.596

20.727

For the given learning​ rate, the cumulative learning curve coefficient for 8 units​ = ___________

Total manufacturing time for​ the: first 8 units = _______ hours.

Manufacturing time for the last 7 units​ = _______ hours

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