Bhole_M8_precedence diagramming

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Additional Notes for Ch. 8 Precedence Diagramming Method (PDM) - extension of basic PERT/CPM - allows mutually dependent activities to be performed partially in parallel instead of serially (as in basic PERT/CPM) - relaxation of strict finish to start dependencies – permits overlap - leads to schedule compression - time between finish time of first and start of second activity is called lead-lag requirement between the two activities 1
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- Fig. 8-17, p. 391 of text shows various lead-lag relationships finish to start (FS) lead start to start (SS) lead finish-to finish (FF) lead start to finish (SF) lead - leads or lags may be expressed as percentages of work activity of controlling activity - work breakdown structure (WBS) helps in determining % activity completed - also at most instead of at least relationships 2
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- factors determining whether activity can be split technical limitations morale of worker set up times required for restarting split task managing resources for split tasks loss of consistency of work management policy on split work 3
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