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07~chapter_06 part 1 - Chapter 6 Project Time Planning and...

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1 Chapter 6 Project Time Planning and Networks Project Management for Business, Engineering, and Technology Scheduling Using Network Methods Network methods are more useful planning tools than are Gantt charts A Gantt chart should be drawn after a network has been developed (as will be discussed later) Two network methods: Activity on Node (AON) and Activity on Arrow (AOA) Activity-On Node (AON) AON: Activity on Node Each schedule activity in project is represented by a node or block A project is represented by a directed network of nodes connected by arrows (arcs) arranged in sequence as specified by immediate predecessors Activity A Initiate project AON (cont’d) Example E F C, D E B D B C A B -- A Immediate Predecessors Activity A D E F B C Given a table like the one above, developing the network is a mechanical process that does not require any decisions Gantt charts can be drawn for work at different levels within the WBS Schedule activities in a network can also represent work at different levels
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2010 for the course CVEN 333 taught by Professor Reienschat during the Fall '10 term at Texas A&M.

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07~chapter_06 part 1 - Chapter 6 Project Time Planning and...

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