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Unformatted text preview: MIT OpenCourseWare http://ocw.mit.edu 1.133 M.Eng. Concepts of Engineering Practice Fall 2007 For information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: http://ocw.mit.edu/terms . PROJECT MANAGEMENT 1 Dr. Chu E. Ho ARUP October 1 2007 Some Observations from Some Observations from Chase an Engineer Reports Chase an Engineer Reports What a Project Manager is most concerned with: What a Project Manager is most concerned with:- Financial Issues Financial Issues a. Engineering Design a. Engineering Design b. Construction Scheduling b. Construction Scheduling c. Control of Revenue Flow c. Control of Revenue Flow “Engineers don’t make good financial decisions” “Scheduling is very important” “The faster you finish, the more you save on fixed The faster you finish, the more you save on fixed costs and interests costs and interests ” Fixed Costs Fixed Costs- Salary Salary - Overheads : Property Overheads : Property Office Rental Office Rental Equipment Equipment Utilities Utilities Variable Costs Variable Costs- Bank Loans Bank Loans- Professional Liability Insurance Professional Liability Insurance- Performance Bond Performance Bond- Payment Bond Payment Bond Activities Activities – – Logical Sequence Logical Sequence 1. Instrumentation 1. Instrumentation 2. Slurry wall installation 2. Slurry wall installation 3. Jet grouting 3. Jet grouting 4. Foundation installation 4. Foundation installation 5. King posts and decking erection 5. King posts and decking erection 6a. Excavation 6a. Excavation 6b. Strut installation + preloading 6b. Strut installation + preloading 6a. Excavation 6a. Excavation 6b. Strut installation + preloading 6b. Strut installation + preloading 7a. Cutting off 7a. Cutting off pileheads pileheads 7b. Casting 7b. Casting Pilecaps Pilecaps 7c. Casting base slab 7c. Casting base slab 8. Casting columns + intermediate floor sl 8. Casting columns + intermediate floor sl abs abs 8. Casting columns + intermediate floor slabs 8. Casting columns + intermediate floor slabs 9. Casting ground floor slab 9. Casting ground floor slab NETWORK SCHEDULING NETWORK SCHEDULING Activity Network Activity Network A graphical representation describing connections between all A graphical representation describing connections between all activities in a project activities in a project Activity Path Activity Path A continuous string of activities within the network from A continuous string of activities within the network from beginning to end beginning to end Critical Path Critical Path The activity path with the longest duration, in which any delay The activity path with the longest duration, in which any delay of one activity causes a similar delay to the entire project of one activity causes a similar delay to the entire project completion completion ACTIVITY RELATIONSHIPS Finish Finish-Start Start FS = FS = Δ Δ Activity Activity j may start may start Δ units of units of time after finishing time after finishing activity activity...
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