Download e-book for iPad: CPM in Construction Management (Pro Engineering) by James J. O'Brien, Fredric L. Plotnick

By James J. O'Brien, Fredric L. Plotnick

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Even here, you are planning and scheduling your activities. You may begin drinking your coffee while cooking an egg, but you will want to heat the pan prior to pouring the egg in. If you desire a breakfast sandwich, you will hopefully start the toast going before the egg is fully cooked. Primavera (and other software systems) permits you to show cooking and eating the breakfast as overlapping activities without the need to show the detail of how and how much overlap is to be accomplished. 1) may well show the two activities as starting at the same time.

The PERT program evolved, and included the development of detailed procedures and mechanics phases, which were reported in formal documents. The PERT method, as described in the phase II report, was designed to provide the following: 1. Increased orderliness and consistency in planning and evaluating 2. An automatic mechanism for identifying potential trouble spots 3. Operational flexibility for a program by allowing for a simulation of schedules 4. Rapid handling and analysis of integrated data to permit expeditious corrections The PERT system, programmed at the Naval Ordinance Research Calculator, was implemented in the propulsion component, which was followed by an extension to the flight control and ballistic shell components, and finally, to the re-entry body and guidance component.

Arrow Diagram The arrows are arranged to show the plan, or logical sequence, in which the activities of a project are to be accomplished. This is done by answering two questions with each arrow: 1. Which arrows (activities) must precede this one? 2. Which arrows (activities) must follow this one? The resulting logical flowchart is a network of arrows, usually referred to as either the arrow diagram or the network. For example, consider a routine checkup of your car as a project. ” This is a misnomer because CPM, being inanimate, cannot make decisions.

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