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Construction Project Management: Theory and Practice by Kumar Neeraj Jha

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7

Project Scheduling and Resource Levelling

Introduction, resource levelling, resource allocation, importance of project scheduling, other schedules derived from project schedules, network crashing and cost-time trade-off

7.1 INTRODUCTION

After the network calculations are made, it is important to present their results in a form that is easily understood by all the stakeholders involved with the project. Most of the times, the results of network techniques such as PERT/Critical Path Method/Precedence Diagram are plotted in the form of a Bar chart or a Gantt chart for its obvious advantages. A Gantt chart is plotted using either the early start time of activities or the late start time of activities. In the former case the chart is known as ...

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