Updated to reflect the latest release of Primavera Project Planner, this hands-on volume helps readers develop both a proficiency in construction planning and a working knowledge of Primavera Project Planner. Cumulative chapter exercises give readers hands-on experience in working through a complete project simulationfrom planning the project, to monitoring the project, through actual construction. Assumes a basic understanding of how construction projects are estimated, how they are assembled, and a basic understanding of the Windows operating environment.
The Estimate Process. Scheduling Logic. Calculating the Project Schedule. Creating and Saving Projects. Primavera Project Setup. Loading Schedule Logic. Tabular and Graphic Output. Summarizing the Schedule. Summarizing the Schedule. Resource Loading. Cost Loading and Cash Flow. Program Planning and Control. Project Analysis and Estimating.
For Construction Schedulers and Construction Project Managers.
Focusing on the use of Primavera Project Planner in construction planning, this book discusses the development and manual calculations of the construction schedule, project controls, decision-making, and the applications of the program. Specific chapters cover the estimate process, scheduling logic, the project schedule, creating and saving projects, Primavera project set-up, loading the schedule logic, tabular and graphic output, summarizing the schedule, resource loading, cost loading and cash flow, progress planning and control, and project analysis and forecasting. Feigenbaum teaches at Texas A&M University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)