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

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Chapter 47

Worked Example 1

Bungalow

Chapter Outline

The previous chapters described the various methods and techniques developed to produce meaningful and practical network programmes. In this chapter most of these techniques are combined in two fully worked examples. One is mainly of a civil engineering and building nature and the other is concerned with mechanical erection – both are practical and could be applied to real situations.

The first example covers the planning, manhour control, and cost control of a construction project of a bungalow. Before any planning work is started, it is advantageous to write down the salient parameters of the design and construction, or what is grandly called the ‘design ...

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