Chap07 - Elements of Project Planning Divide project into...

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10/06/09 Chapter 7-Project Planning 1 Elements of Project Planning Divide project into tasks, tasks into subtasks, subtasks into . .. Estimate duration of each task, subtask, . .. Estimate resource requirements for each task, subtask, . ..(budget, personnel, facilities) Identify precedence relations among tasks
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10/06/09 Chapter 7-Project Planning 2 Benefits of Project Planning Communications tool Resource allocation Benchmarking
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10/06/09 Chapter 7-Project Planning 3 Keeping Engineers Busy with Multiple Projects this image is not available yet Fig. 7.1
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10/06/09 Chapter 7-Project Planning 4 Stages of Engineering Design Projects Enthusiasm Disillusionment Panic Search for the guilty Punishment for the innocent Praise and honors for the non- participants
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10/06/09 Chapter 7-Project Planning 5 Project Planning Tools Gantt Chart Critical Path Method (CPM) Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) Variations and combinations of the above Many available software packages contain these tools
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10/06/09 Chapter 7-Project Planning 6 Gantt Chart for Automobile Bumper Project Fig. 7.2 4 5 6 7 8 9 1 0 1 1 1 2 1 3 1 4 1 5 1 6 1 7 1 8 3 2 1 T a s k N a m e 2 3 2 4 2 5 2 2 2 1 2 0 1 9 P r e l i m i n a r y D e s i g n B u i l d P r o t o t y p e T e s t P r o t o t y p e F i n a l D e s i g n D a y s
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10/06/09 Chapter 7-Project Planning 7 Enhanced Gantt Chart for Automobile Bumper Project Fig. 7.3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1 0 1 1 1 2 1 3 1 4 1 5 1 6 1 7 1 8 3 2 1 T a s k N a m e 2 3 2 4 2 5 2 6 2 7 2 8 2 9 3 0 3 1 2 2 2 1 2 0 1 9 P r e l i m i n a r y D e s i g n B u i l d P r o t o t y p e T e s t P r o t o t y p e F i n a l D e s i g n D a y s h r s 3 0 2 0 2 5 4 0
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10/06/09 Chapter 7-Project Planning 8 Keeping Track of Project Progress on a Gantt Chart Fig. 7.4 4 5 6 7 8 9 1 0 1 1 1 2 1 3 1 4 1 5 1 6 1 7 1 8 3 2 1 T a s k N a m e 2 3 2 4 2 5 2 6 2 7 2 8 2 9 3 0 3 1 2 2 2 1 2 0 1 9 P r e l i m i n a r y D e s i g n B u i l d P r o t o t y p e T e s t P r o t o t y p e F i n a l D e s i g n D a y s h r s 3 0 2 0 2 5 4 0
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10/06/09 Chapter 7-Project Planning 9 Typical Electric Substation Fig. E7.3.1(a)
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10/06/09 Chapter 7-Project Planning 10 Tasks for Designing and Building an Electric Substation Table E 7.3.1 Task Duration (days) A. Design substation 10 B. Select site 7 C. Prepare site 3 D. Order transformers and related electrical equipment 2 E. Order concrete, fencing, and related construction supplies 2 F. Excavate for foundation 3 G. Pour and cure concrete foundation 10 H. Erect structural frames 2 I. Install electrical equipment 3 J. Erect fence 2 K. Test electric equipment 2 L. Connect to grid 2 M. Clean up site 2
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10/06/09 Chapter 7-Project Planning 11 Gantt Chart for Substation Design and Construction Fig. E7.3.1(b) A B C D E F G H I J K L M M T W Th F Week 1 Task M T W Th F Week 2 M T W Th F Week 3 M T W Th F Week 4 M T W Th F Week 5 M T W Th F Week 6
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10/06/09 Chapter 7-Project Planning 12 Critical Path Method (CPM) Uses a network flow diagram to depict the precedence relations among activities (tasks)
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