PCM-Lecture31-Gantt-Charts-vs-CPM

PCM-Lecture31-Gantt-Charts-vs-CPM - Project and...

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Unformatted text preview: Project and Construction Management Project and Construction Management Lecture Lecture #31 #31- Gantt Charts-The Critical Path Method AOA and AON L. Prieto-Portar 2009 Gantt Charts. Bar charts , also known as Gantt Charts , are the simplest form of conveying project data. Because of their simplicity, bar charts are the most frequently found in construction. They basically provide the milestones for the most important 10 to 20 tasks of an entire project. Their advantage is that they are understood by the non-technical participants of the project: from the owners, down to the common laborers. Each horizontal bar shows the start and finish of a task, or a whole group of tasks. The length of the horizontal bar represents the time taken by the activity. An interrupted bar used to show a discontinued activity on that task, as for example, a weekend or an is used to show a discontinued activity on that task, as for example, a weekend or an expected interruption due to a programmed event....
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course CGN 4930 taught by Professor Prieto-portar during the Spring '11 term at FIU.

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