Unformatted text preview: 901-948-0681 CEE 498 Construction Project Management Homework #5 1. Types of Scheduling a. Bar chart: -Includes time, activities, order of activities -Easy to prepare and easy to read -Shows actual vs. estimated progress -Doesn’t show interdependencies -Use for between 200 and 2000 activities b. Arrow Diagram -Activities represented by arrows, events represented by dots -Use for between several hundred and several thousand activities -Every activity has one starting and one ending event -Displays dependency relationship c. Linear Scheduling Method -Performs network calculations (Forward/Backward pass, Critical path, Total float, Free float, Critical activities) -Includes milestones, major/significant events -Includes a legend containing information on location, responsibilities, number of workers, duration, etc. 2. Calendar days are days that exist in a standard 7 day work week. Working days are days that are used for production/construction and that make up the standard 5 day work week. 3. See attached arrow diagram and EST, EFT, LST, LFT, TF, FF calculations (4)The activities that are critical are the ones in bold, 1-2, 2-8, 8-13, 13-14, 14-15, 15-16, 16-17, 17-19, 19-20, 20-21, 21-22, 22-23, 23-24, 24-25, 25-26 4. See attached linear schedule. A bar chart shows duration of activities, but uses the length of the bar to show duration. A linear schedule uses the slope of the line to show duration. Lines with steep slopes have short durations and are not very flexible. 5. See attached ...
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- Spring '10
- Bar chart, Critical path method, Project Management homework, Arrow diagram, Linear Scheduling Method