Construction Project Scheduling and Control
Construction Project Scheduling and Control Second Edition
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Preface xiii Preface to the First Edition xv
Planning and Scheduling 2 Project Control 6 Why Schedule Projects? 6 The Scheduler 9 Scheduling and Project Management 10 Chapter 1 Exercises 10
Bar(Gantt) Charts 13
Deﬁnition and Introduction 14 Advantages of Bar Charts 17 Disadvantages of Bar Charts 17 Chapter 2 Exercises 18
Basic Networks 21
Deﬁnition and Introduction 22 Arrow Networks 22 Node Networks 29 Comparison of Arrow and Node Networks 35 Networks versus Bar Charts 36 Time-Scaled Logic Diagrams 37 Chapter 3 Exercises 38