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Assignment 2

Construction Management

Suggested format: Times New Roman 12 points, single spaced, 1” margin all around, APA style for references

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LEARNING OBJECTIVE:

After successfully completing this assignment, students will be able to:

• Define various schedule activities and assign reasonable durations to the activities

• Generate bar charts, critical path networks, including early start, late start, early finish, late finish, durations

and float

Assignment 2

Q1: For the following schedule, draw the node network, perform the CPM calculations, mark the critical path, and complete

the table. 60 points

Please use the following node representation to draw the nodes in the CPM diagram.

Where ES=Early start, EF=Early finish, LS= Late start, LF=Late finish, TF= Total float, FF= Free Float

IPA: Immediate Preceding Activities

Assignment 2

Q 2. Schedule the precedence diagram for the following project. This problem is to be

solved using MS Project program. 40 Points

Discussion Questions

Discussion Questions: Week 2

1. Discuss why is the initial schedule to be viewed as a best guess of how a project will be constructed rather than a definitive statement about how it will be done and when it will be completed?

2. Discuss about some ideas regarding how can owners be assured of receiving realistic schedules from the contractors?

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Discussion Questions

Discussion Questions: Week 2

1.

Discuss why

is the initial schedule to be viewed as a best guess of ho

w a project will be constructed

rather than a definitive statement about how it will be done and when it will be completed?

2.

Discuss about some ideas regarding how can owners be

assured of receiving realistic schedules from

the contractors?

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Discussion Questions

Discussion Questions: Week 2

1. Discuss why is the initial schedule to be viewed as a best guess of how a project will be constructed

rather than a definitive statement about how it will be done and when it will be completed?

2. Discuss about some ideas regarding how can owners be assured of receiving realistic schedules from

the contractors?

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