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Project Management, Planning and Control, 6th Edition by Albert Lester

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Chapter 26

Simple Examples

Abstract

In this chapter a number of small projects are scheduled and analyzed using both AoA and AoN manual methods. The examples given cover getting up in the morning, a loft conversion, a stock control system, and a small pipe bridge. The ability to reduce the overall construction time by these methods is clearly shown and dramatically so in the last example of the small pipe bridge.

Keywords

pipe bridge; Simple examples; small networks

Chapter Outline

To illustrate the principles set out in Chapter 20, let us now examine two simple examples.

Example 1

For the first example let us consider the rather mundane operation of getting up ...

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