Offering broad coverage of all major scheduling subjects, this book is a comprehensive resource designed for construction management, planning and scheduling. It follows a logical progression, introducing precedence diagramming early and following with chapters on activity durations, resource allocations, network schedules and more. It reflects current trends in scheduling (short-interval scheduling, computer scheduling, linear scheduling etc.) and includes chapters on arrow diagramming and PERT. With an eye on application, it includes a unique discussion of contract provisions related to scheduling and incorporates a sample project throughout. Serves as an excellent resource for scheduling professionals in construction and related business sectors, as well as construction attorneys.
Table of Contents
Introduction. 1. Developing a Network Model. 2. Developing an Arrow-Diagram Network. 3. Performing Time Calculations with Arrow Diagrams. 4. Precedence Diagrams. 5. Determining Activity Durations. 6. Time in Contract Provisions. 7. Resource Allocation and Resource Leveling. 8. Money and Network Schedules. 9. Project Monitoring and Control. 10. Computer Scheduling. 11. Earned Value: A Means for Integrating Costs and Schedule. 12. The Impact of Scheduling Decisions on Productivity. 13. CPM in Dispute Resolution and Litigation. 14. Short-Interval Schedules. 15. Linear Scheduling. PERT: Program Evaluation and Review Technique. References. Additional References. Index.