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Operations And Supply Chain Management
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Operations And Supply Chain Management

Operations And Supply Chain Management

Book edition 14th
Author(s) F. Robert Jacobs
Pages 800 pages
ISBN 9780078024023

Short Answer

A construction project is broken down into the following 10 activities:

Activity

Immediate Predecessor

Time (Weeks)

1

_

4

2

1

2

3

1

4

4

1

3

5

2,3

5

6

3

6

7

4

2

8

5

3

9

6,7

5

10

8,9

7

Construction project management comprises managing as well as organizing every stage of the specified timeline, from creation to closure.

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Construction Project management

Construction project management necessitates an understanding of current management and comprehension of the design as well as installation phases. Construction projects have defined objectives as well as limits, including a finishing timeframe.

Critical Path

The path with the greatest time length is referred to as the critical path, as well as the operations that collapse on the critical path are referred to as crucial activities.

Calculate the duration of time of every feasible paths is given below:

Path 1: 1-2-5-8-10

= 4+2+5+3+7

= 21 weeks

Path 2: 1-3-5-8-10

= 4+4+5+3+7

= 23 weeks

Path 3 = 1-3-6-9-10

= 4+4+6+5+7

= 26 weeks

Path 4 = 1-4-7-9-10

= 4+3+2+5+7

= 21 weeks

Path 3 will task 1-3-6-9-10 has the highest time is 26 hours. The 3 paths as well as path 1-3-6-9-10 is the critical path.

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