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Scheduling Construction Projects: Principles and Practicesby Sandra Christensen Weber
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Explaining both simple and difficult concepts through examples and its easily-read style, this complete book should support any needs the professional has on the job. Particular attention is paid to the concepts most frequently used in industry practice, in order to produce the best book possible on the subject of effective scheduling. Topics covered emphasize: precedence network diagramming; resource allocation; monitoring; control; as well as report generation and interpretation. An excellent reference and learning tool for project managers, project engineers, project control specialists, or supervisors.
Table of Contents
PART I. SCHEDULING BASICS.
2. Activities, Tasks, and Production.
3. Bar Charts.
4. Precedence Networks.
PART II. RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.
5. Resource Allocation.
6. Leveling and Constraining.
PART III. SCHEDULE CONTROL, MONITORING, AND MANAGEMENT.
9. Earned Value.
11. Computer Applications.
12. Change Orders and Claims.
13. Schedule Analysis.
PART IV. ADVANCED AND ALTERNATE SCHEDULING TECHNIQUES.
14. Linear Scheduling.
15. Activity on Arrow Networks.
16. Program Evaluation and Review Technique.
17. Minimum Moment Leveling Method.
18. Leveling Multiple Resources.
19. Multiple Project Scheduling.
List of Acronyms and Abbreviations.
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