Introduces principles of planning and scheduling of a construction project. Includes sequence of events and processes on a construction site. Studies scheduling techniques including the critical path method. Lecture 3 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
Purpose is to acquaint the student with fundamentals of construction planning, scheduling, and managing.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES
College level competencies in knowledge of construction [building] materials and methods; contract documents and codes, and construction [building] cost estimating.
Upon completion of this course, student will:
B. be able to analyze and plan task and job duration; capability to organize individual task into optimum job using CPM, and PERT methods
C. have capability to revise job planning to accommodate changes
D. have capability to utilize current microcomputer, software for construction planning
Comparison of probabilistic and deterministic methods for task duration determination. Applications of simulation and modeling to construction planning and scheduling.