Table of contents for Construction planning and scheduling / Jimmie W. Hinze.

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CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION	1
Bar Charts	2
Shortcomings of Bar Charts	3
The Sports Facility Project	7
Value of Bar Charts	7
Other Scheduling Approaches	10
Work Breakdown Structure	11
Reasons for Planning and Scheduling in Construction	14
Review Questions	15
 CHAPTER 2 DEVELOPING A NETWORK MODEL	17
Steps in Building a Network Model	17
Defining Activities	18
Ordering Activities	20
Drawing the Network Diagram	23
Assigning Durations to Activities	26
Assigning Resources and Costs	27
Calculating Early and Late Start/Finish Times	27
Identify the Critical Path	27
Scheduling Activity Start/Finish Times	28
Final Comments	28
Review Questions	28
CHAPTER 3 PRECEDENCE DIAGRAMS	30
Precedence (Activity-on-Node) Networks	30
Activity Relationships	31
Basics about Precedence Diagrams	40
Calculations on a Precedence Network	44
Independent Float and Interfering Float	50
Final Comments	53
Review Problems	54
CHAPTER 4 DETERMINING ACTIVITY DURATIONS	65
Estimating	65
Types of Estimates	66
Conceptual Estimates	66
Detailed Estimates	66
Conducting a Detailed Estimate	66
Estimating Durations	72
Scheduling Issues	75
Factors Influencing Choice of Activity Schedules	76
Weather and the Schedule	77
Uncertainty in Duration Estimates	78
Final Comments	81
Review Problems	81
CHAPTER 5 TIME IN CONTRACT PROVISIONS	83
Time Is of the Essence	84
Requirements for Project Coordination	84
Cooperation	85
Progress Schedule	85
Ownership of Float	91
Notice to Proceed	93
Time of Completion	94
Units of Time: Working Days or Calendar Days	95
Liquidated Damages-Damages for Late Completion	98
Weather	99
Use of Completed Portions of the Work	99
Substantial Completion	100
Notice of Delays	101
Avoidable Delays	101
Unavoidable Delays	102
Extension of Time (Avoidable Delays)	102
Extension of Time (Unavoidable Delays)	102
Submittals	104
Progress Payments	105
Payment for Materials	107
Final Payment	107
Suspension	107
Termination by Contractor	108
Final Comments	109
Review Questions	109
CHAPTER 6 RESOURCE ALLOCATION AND RESOURCE LEVELING	110
The Management of Resources	110
When Resources Are Limited (Resource Allocation)	111
The Manual Solution for Resource Allocation	113
The Brooks Method of Resource Allocation	122
When Project Duration Is Fixed (Resource Leveling)	129
The Manual Solution for Resource Leveling	131
The Sports Facility Project	139
Final Comments	140
Review Problems	142
CHAPTER 7 MONEY AND NETWORK SCHEDULES	157
Cash Flow	158
The Time Value of Money	158
Interest Rates	158
Contractor Cash Disbursements	159
Contract Provisions That Impact Cash Flow	161
Owner Policies and Practices That Impact Cash Flow	163
The Cash-Flow Analysis	163
The Sports Facility Project	165
The Present Worth of Cash Flow	165
The Value of Cash-Flow Analysis	166
Time-Cost Trade-Offs	169
Direct Costs	170
Indirect Job Costs (Job Overhead)	170
Overhead (Company Overhead)	170
Profit	170
Four Different Solutions for Each Network	174
Logically Reducing Project Duration	175
Final Comments	186
Review Problems	187
CHAPTER 8 PROJECT MONITORING AND CONTROL	192
Construction Time	192
Effective Scheduling	194
Monitoring Project Status	195
Difficulties in Assessing Progress	199
Updating the Schedule	200
Controlling the Project	201
The Sports Facility Project	203
As-Built Schedules	204
Final Comments	207
Review Questions	207
CHAPTER 9 COMPUTER SCHEDULING	209
Computer Scheduling Terms	211
Scheduling Software	213
Primavera (P3(r))	214
SureTrak Project Manager	215
Microsoft Project	215
Creating a Schedule	215
Updating a Schedule	219
Presenting a Schedule	219
Useful Software Features	221
Sorting and Filtering	221
Global Editing	222
Cash-Flow Analysis	222
Resource Leveling	222
Linking to Other Project Management Software	222
Final Comments	224
Review Questions	224
CHAPTER 10 -EARNED VALUE: A MEANS FOR 
INTEGRATING COSTS AND SCHEDULE	225
The Earned Value Concept	226
Difficulties in Integrating Cost and Schedule Systems	231
Final Comments	234
Review Questions and Problems	235
CHAPTER 11 -THE IMPACT OF SCHEDULING 
DECISIONS ON PRODUCTIVITY	239
Working Overtime	239
Increasing the Workforce (Crowding)	242
Increasing the Number of Starting Points	244
Identifying the Causes of Delays	246
Interruption of Work on Multiple Units (Impact of Lost Learning)	247
Learning Applied to Individual Units	250
Learning Applied to Cumulative Average Units	253
What Happens When Work Is Interrupted?	255
Other Sources of Lost Productivity	258
Final Comments	259
Review Problems	259
CHAPTER 12 CPM IN DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND LITIGATION	263
Going to Court	263
Types of Schedules	270
Impact of Changes	271
Impact of Delays	272
Final Comments	273
Review Questions	273
CHAPTER 13 SHORT-INTERVAL SCHEDULES	274
Short-Interval Schedules in the Literature	276
How Contractors Use Short-Interval Schedules	276
Other Short-Interval Schedules	281
Final Comments	286
Review Questions	289
CHAPTER 14 LINEAR SCHEDULING	290
What Is Linear Scheduling?	293
Example 1: Project to Replace a State Park Walkway	297
Production Rate Diagrams	297
Buffers	299
Generating the Linear Schedule	299
Example 2: Project to Construct 500 Tract Housing Units	301
Final Comments	305
Review Questions	305
CHAPTER 15 -PERT: PROGRAM EVALUATION 
AND REVIEW TECHNIQUE	306
Uncertainty in Activity Duration Estimates	306
Uncertainty in the Duration Estimates of an Activity Chain	311
Uncertainty in the Duration Estimates of Projects	313
Monte Carlo Simulation	314
Final Comments	316
Practice Problems	316
CHAPTER 16 ARROW DIAGRAMS	319
Activity Relationships	320
The i-j Notation of Activities	323
Dummies	323
Performing Time Calculations with Arrow Diagrams	329
Float Values	336
Understanding Free Float and Total Float	342
Final Comments	345
Review Problems	346
REFERENCES	355
ADDITIONAL REFERENCES	357
INDEX		361
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Building -- Superintendence.
Production scheduling.