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Title CPM scheduling for construction : best practices and guidelines / edited by Christopher Carson, Peter Oakander, Craig Relyea. [O'Reilly electronic resource]

Publication Info. Newtown Square, Pennsylvania : Project Management Institute, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; Scheduling Excellence Initiative Committee; Organizational Structure of the Volume; Section 1-Pre-Project Planning Phase; 1.1. Selecting the Project Controls Team; 1.1.1. Roles and Responsibilities; 1.1.2. Evaluation of Capabilities; 1.1.3. Team Formation; 1.2. Preparing a Pre-Project Planning Outline; Section 2-Schedule Design; 2.1. Schedule Design Process Overview; 2.2. Analytical Tools; 2.3. Schedule Buy-In; 2.4. Specification Requirements; 2.5. Critical Path Method; 2.5.1. Gantt Charts; 2.5.2. CPM Organization Methods
2.5.3. Arrow Diagram and Precedence Diagram Schedules2.6. Schedule Design and Management Plan; 2.6.1. Design of Baselines; Initial Baseline Design; Detailed Baseline Design; Level of Detail; 2.6.2. Documentation of Schedule Assumptions; 2.6.3. Use of Multiple Schedules; 2.6.4. Early Completion Schedules; Early Completion Schedules-Intentional; Early Completion Schedules-Inadvertent; 2.6.5. Planning for Adverse Weather; Interpretation of Historical Weather Data; Methodology for Weather Planning Accounting for Actual WeatherSection 3-Schedule Development; 3.1. Schedule Development Process Overview; 3.2. Schedule Development Philosophy and Theory; 3.2.1. Initial Baseline Development; 3.2.2. Detailed Baseline Development; 3.2.3. Initial and Detailed Baseline Review; 3.2.4. Initial and Detailed Baseline Approval; 3.2.5. Use of Narratives; 3.3. Scope Definition; 3.4. Schedule Structure; 3.4.1. Work Breakdown Structure; 3.4.2. Activity ID Coding; 3.4.3. Activity Coding; 3.4.4. Schedule Levels; 3.4.5. Milestones; 3.5. Activities; 3.5.1. Activity Types; Tasks Independent Activity3.5.1.3. Hammock or Level of Effort (Summary) Activities; Milestones; 3.5.2. Activity Coverage; Work Activities; Administrative Activities; Coordination Activities; 3.6. Durations; 3.6.1. Durations versus Update Frequency; 3.6.2. Estimating and Duration Verification; 3.6.3. Participation in Duration Review; 3.7. Sequencing and Logic; 3.7.1. Relationship Types; 3.7.2. Driving Relationships; 3.7.3. Use of Lags; 3.7.4. Open-Ended Activities; 3.7.5. Overlapping of Activities; 3.7.6. Critical Path; 3.8. Calendars
3.8.1. Use of Calendars3.8.2. Planning Unit-Hour/Day/Week; 3.8.3. Global Calendar; 3.8.4. Workweek Calendars; 3.8.5. Weather Calendars; 3.8.6. Holiday Calendars; 3.8.7. Resource Calendars; 3.9. Constraints; 3.9.1. Use of Constraints; 3.9.2. Mandatory Constraints; 3.9.3. Early Constraints; 3.9.4. Late Constraints; 3.9.5. Other Constraints; 3.10. Software Considerations; 3.10.1. Zero Free Float; 3.10.2. Zero Total Float; 3.10.3. Retained Logic versus Progress Override; 3.10.4. Start Float versus Finish Float versus Most Critical Float; 3.11. Resource-Loading; 3.11.1. Resource Leveling
Summary The present edition, an SEI collaboration with the PMI Scheduling Community of Practice, provides readers with a reference guide that is like having an experienced scheduling professional at hand. The book itself is laid out in a way that follows the phases of building a project schedule: from project planning to project definition and schedule design, to development, maintenance, and usage of the schedule.
Subject Building -- Superintendence.
Production scheduling.
Construction industry -- Management.
Critical path analysis.
Building -- Superintendence. (OCoLC)fst00840641
Construction industry -- Management. (OCoLC)fst00876069
Critical path analysis. (OCoLC)fst00883672
Production scheduling. (OCoLC)fst01078354
Genre Electronic books.
Added Title Critical Path Method scheduling for construction
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