CIVL 3003 Construction Planning
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 300728
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Description This subject is intended to provide students with the ability to organise the resources required for a major construction project; to plan the sequence and timing of construction operations; and to assess the risk inherent in achieving a construction schedule.
School Eng, Design & Built Env
Discipline Construction Engineering
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject
Pre-requisite(s) BLDG 1005 OR
GEOM 2001 OR
Equivalent Subjects BLDG 3005 - Construction Planning
A basic understanding of the construction process of residential and commercial buildings and estimating principles.
- Plan a project using basic principles of logic planning
- Apply the concepts of �ecritical path�f and �efloat�f
- Calculate resources, determine resource constraints on construction operations, and develop solutions that will minimise the impact of these constraints
- Assess the probability of achieving a project completion date
- Use a generic computer programme such as MS Project, to develop and graphically represent construction logic
Critical Path Method - Arrow diagrams
Critical Path Method - Precedence diagrams
Overlapping network models
Resources management - limits, resource aggregation and levelling
Scheduling using MS Project
Chain scheduling, multiple activity and line of balance
Risk and scheduling
Program evaluation and review technique (PERT)
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
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- Uher, Thomas E., 2011, Programming and Scheduling Techniques,. UNSW Press, Sydney