Ch. 7 PROJECT SCHEDULING

Ch. 7 PROJECT SCHEDULING - CHAPTER7 PROJECTSCHEDULING

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Click to edit Master subtitle style PROJECT SCHEDULING CHAPTER - 7 Example of a 4D Model
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4D MODELING o The Need o 2D drawings and network diagrams do not  support timely decisions o to visualize and understand o visualize o 4D support computer based analysis of schedule
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THE TECHNOLOGY o 4D models are very time consuming to  generate manually o The difficulty and cost of creating such  models are currently blocking their  widespread adoption.
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INTRODUCTION o The concept of project scheduling  addresses the issue of time planning and  management o Simple bar charting concepts as well as  network scheduling concepts will be  introduced in this chapter 
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BAR CHARTS o The basic modeling concept of the bar chart is the  representation of a project work item or activity as a time  scale bar whose length represents the planned duration of the  activity o The length of the bar has two different meanings: n The physical length of the bar represents the planned  duration of the work item n It also provides a proportionally scaled baseline on which to  plot at successive intervals of time, the correct percentage  complete o The connected diagram of bars is celled as bar-net
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Figure 7-1  Bar Chart Model a) Plan Focus b) Work Focus
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Figure 7-2  Bar Chart Project Models a) Bar Chart Schedule (Plan  Focus) b) Bar Chart Updating (Control  Focus )
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Figure 7-3  Preliminary Bar-Net  Schedule for the Small Gas Staion
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2009 for the course CEIE 463 taught by Professor Bhargava during the Spring '09 term at George Mason.

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Ch. 7 PROJECT SCHEDULING - CHAPTER7 PROJECTSCHEDULING

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