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Float Calculation Table

Activity DurationEarly Start


Early Finish
Latest Start
Latest Finish
Free Float
Total Float
Critical Path
A ( 1-4 ) 10 0 10 0 10 0 0 *
B ( 2-3 ) 8 0 8 1 9 0 1
C ( 3-4 ) 1 8 10 9 10 1 1
D ( 4-5 ) 8 10 18 10 18 0 0 *
E ( 5-6 ) 3 18 21 18 21 0 0 *
G ( 7-8 ) 3 0 18 17 20 15 17
H ( 8-9 ) 1 18 19 20 21 0 2
I ( 9-10 ) 1 19 22 21 22 2 2
J ( 6-10 ) 1 21 22 21 22 0 0 *
F ( 6-11 ) 2 21 24 21 24 1 1
K ( 10-11 ) 2 22 24 22 24 0 0 *
L ( 5-11 ) 2 18 24 18 24 4 4
Dummy ( 5-8 ) 0 18 18 18 20 0 2

Free Float = Early Finish - Early Start - Duration


Total Float = Latest Finish - Early Start - Duration
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c) Construct an E

Initial Time Chart

Garage Building
List of the resources requirement for this project
Resources Sched

Activity Detail Duration Manpower


(Day)
A ( 1-4 ) Obtain bricklayer 10 0
B ( 2-3 ) Dig the foundation 8 2
C ( 3-4 ) Lay the base 1 2
D ( 4-5 )

Activity
Build the wall 8 1
E ( 5-6 ) Build the roof 3 1
F ( 6-11 ) Tile the roof 2 2 A ( 1-4 )
G ( 7-8 ) Make window frames 2 1 B ( 2-3 )
H ( 8-9 ) Fit the window frames 1 1 C ( 3-4 )
I ( 9-10 ) Fit glass to frames 1 1 D ( 4-5 )
J ( 6-10 ) Fit the door 1 2 E ( 5-6 )
K ( 10-11 ) Paint door and window frames 2 1 F ( 6-11 )
L ( 5-11 ) Point the brickwork 2 1 G ( 7-8 )
Dummy ( 5-8 ) Dummy 0 0 H ( 8-9 )
I ( 9-10 )
J ( 6-10 )
K ( 10-11 )
L ( 5-11 )

Time ( D

Total Manpowe

d) Use to plot a b
Time ( D

Total Manpowe
onstruct an Excel time chart for this project similar to the one shown in lecture notes.

al Time Chart

ge Building Project

ources Schedule

Key
Non-Critical Activity
Critical Activity
Finish Before
Start After

Precedence Time (Days)

10 - 11
11 - 12

12 - 13

13 - 14

14 - 15

15 - 16

16 - 17

17 - 18

18 - 19

19 - 20

20 - 21

21 - 22
22 - 23
23 - 24
9 - 10
0-1

1-2

3-4
4-5

5-6

6-7

7-8
8-9
2 -3

- D 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
- C 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
B D 2
A, C E, H, L 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
D F, J 1 1 1
E - 2 2
- H 1 1 1
D, G I 1
H K 1
E K 2
I, J - 1 1
D - 1 1
10 - 11
11 - 12

12 - 13

13 - 14

14 - 15

15 - 16

16 - 17

17 - 18

18 - 19

19 - 20

20 - 21

21 - 22
22 - 23
23 - 24
9 - 10
0-1

1-2

3-4
4-5

5-6

6-7

7-8
8-9
2 -3

Time ( Day )

Total Manpower 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 1 4 3 1

se to plot a bar chart showing the total manpower requirements against time
23 - 24
1

22 - 23
3

21 - 22
4

20 - 21
1

Total Manpower

19 - 20
3

18 - 19
3

17 - 18
1

Bar chart for the total manpower requirements against time


16 - 17
1

15 - 16
1

14 - 15 23 - 24
1

22 - 23
13 - 14
1

21 - 22
20 - 21
12 - 13
1

19 - 20
11 - 12 18 - 19
1

17 - 18
10 - 11
1

16 - 17
Total Manpower

9 - 10 15 - 16
0

14 - 15

Time ( Day )
8-9 13 - 14
2

12 - 13
7-8
2

11 - 12
6-7 10 - 11
2

9 - 10
5-6
2

8-9
7-8
4-5
2

6-7
3-4 5-6
2

4-5
2 -3
3

3-4
1-2 2 -3
3
1-2
0-1 3 0-1

1
Time ( Day ) Total Manpower

Total Manpower
e) Use your time chart from (c) and your bar chart from (d) to level the resource requirements over the duration of the project.
Print your final activity schedule.

Final Time Chart


Garage Building Project

Resources Schedule

Key
Non-Critical Activity
Critical Activity

Precedence Time (Days)


Finish Before

4
Start After
Activity

10 - 11
11 - 12
12 - 13
13 - 14

14 - 15
15 - 16

16 - 17

17 - 18

18 - 19

19 - 20

20 - 21

21 - 22

22 - 23

23 - 24
9 - 10
0-1
1-2

3-4
4-5
5-6
6-7
7-8
8-9
2 -3

- D 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Total Manpower
A ( 1-4 )
2
B ( 2-3 ) - C 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
C ( 3-4 ) B D 2
2
D ( 4-5 ) A, C E, H, L 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
E ( 5-6 ) D F, J 1 1 1
1
F ( 6-11 ) E - 2 2
G ( 7-8 ) - H 1 1 1
H ( 8-9 ) D, G I 1
I ( 9-10 ) H K 1
J ( 6-10 ) E K 2

0-1
1-2

3-4
2 -3
K ( 10-11 ) I, J - 1 1
L ( 5-11 ) D - 1 1
10 - 11
11 - 12
12 - 13
13 - 14

14 - 15
15 - 16

16 - 17

17 - 18

18 - 19

19 - 20

20 - 21

21 - 22

22 - 23

23 - 24
9 - 10
0-1
1-2

3-4
4-5
5-6
6-7
7-8
8-9
2 -3

Time ( Day )
Total Manpower 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 0 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 2 2 3 3
Total Manpower

23 - 24
22 - 23
21 - 22
20 - 21

Bar chart for the final total manpower requirements againts time
19 - 20
18 - 19
17 - 18
16 - 17
15 - 16
14 - 15
13 - 14

Time (Day)
12 - 13
Total Manpower 11 - 12
10 - 11
9 - 10
8-9
7-8
6-7
5-6
4-5
3-4
2 -3

ect.
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f) Suppose that the manpower used in this project costs RM 35.00 per person per day.
Use Excel to produce a cost breakdown for this

Garage Building Project

Cost Breakdown

Total Cost
Time (Day)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
Labour 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 0 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 3 3
Cost per person per day
35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35
Hourly Cost (RM) 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 0 70 70 70 35 35 35 35 35 105 70 70 105 105 1540