Project Scheduling Handbook

Contents

  • Foreword Chad Simmons
  • Preface
  • Construction Contract Law
  • Contract Documents
  • Contract Specifications
  • Shop Drawings
  • Long-Lead Items Purchase Orders
  • Legal Aspects of the Project Schedule
  • Outside Delays
  • Legal Notices
  • Preconstruction Planning
  • Production Planning Overview
  • Scheduling Fundamentals
  • Progress Schedule Regimentation
  • Project Precon Meeting
  • Bid Award Prior to Commencement
  • Shop Drawings Log
  • Transmittals
  • Project Schedule Planning
  • Project Scheduling Systems
  • Systems Fundamentals
  • PERT Scheduling
  • Scheduling Philosophy
  • Field Scheduling
  • Proposal Scheduling
  • Scheduling System Selection
  • Integrated Systems
  • CPM—Critical Path Management
  • Nomenclature
  • Terminology
  • Developing Your CPM Schedule
  • Schedule Plan Evaluation
  • Performance Targets
  • CPM Project Planning
  • Scheduling Budgets
  • Human Resources Leveling
  • Matrix Networking
  • Network Scheduling
  • Activity Arrows
  • Dummy Arrows
  • I-J Numbers
  • Milestones
  • Job Logic
  • Logic Loops
  • Program Logic
  • Logic-Based Scheduling
  • Types and Uses of Float
  • Constraints
  • Float Example
  • Network Diagramming
  • Phase Scheduling
  • Multiple Critical Paths
  • Bar Charts
  • S-Curve Charts
  • CPM Versus Bar Chart Methods
  • Arrow Diagramming (ADM)
  • Precedence Diagramming (PDM)
  • ADM versus PDM
  • Activity-on-Node Format
  • Fast-Tracking
  • Design/Build
  • Fast-Track CPM
  • Cost-Loaded CPM
  • Project Operations
  • Scheduling Contingencies
  • Outside Delays
  • Recycling the Schedule
  • Cost Monitoring
  • Schedule Operations Analysis
  • Daily Field Reports
  • CPM Sorts
  • Change Order Management
  • Constructive Changes
  • Changed Conditions
  • As-Planned, As-Builts, and Adjusted Schedules
  • OSHA Project Inspections
  • The Most Frequently Violated OSHA Regulations
  • Construction Safety Orders
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Fall Protection
  • Respirators
  • Hazard Communication
  • Trainer Qualifications
  • Emergency Response Plan
  • Grounding of Electrical Parts
  • Electrical Systems Pre-inspection Test
  • Preparing for Inspections
  • Citations
  • Penalties
  • Risk Management
  • Job-site Hazard Analysis
  • Job-site Operations Checklist
  • Electrical Hazards
  • Heat Stress
  • Cold Exposure
  • Fire Protection
  • Fire Prevention
  • Flammable and Combustible Liquids
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas
  • Potable Water
  • Toilets on Job Sites
  • Spotting Accident Trends
  • Accident Investigation
  • Job Hazard Analysis
  • Fault Tree Analysis
  • Categories of Accidents
  • Audits
  • Defending Against Citations
  • Method Used for Case Analysis