In this step you create keys that contain control parameters for the calculation of work in process.
You can calculate work in process for the following orders:
The results analysis key is entered into the master records of the orders through the default values for each order type and plant.
The standard system contains predefined results analysis keys.
SAP recommends that you use a standard results analysis key.
WIP calculation calculates the work in process for each order or production cost collector in the Product Cost by Order component and in the Product Cost by Period component.
Work in Process with Valuated Sales Order or Project Stock
In Release 4.0 you can calcualte work in process not only for materials in the non-customer stock but also for materials in a sales order stock and in a project stock if this stock is valuated (see also Check requirements classes.
Work in Process with Nonvaluated Sales Order or Project Stock
If you are using a nonvaluated sales order stock or project stock, on the other hand, the work in process for the orders assigned to a sales order or project is normally calculated in results analysis for the sales order or project.
The WIP on dependent orders indicator in the results analysis version enables you to specify that work in process can be calculated separately for the assigned orders. In this case, the results analysis key specified in the order takes precedence: