# Excel Templates to accompany Operations Management, Eighth Edition created by Lee Tangedahl Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw Hill

Chapter Seventeen - Project Management Templates: Pert/CPM with Deterministic Time Estimates Pert/CPM, Probabilistic Time Estimates Pert/CPM, Probabilistic Completion Time Time-Cost Tradeoffs: Crashing Examples Solved Problems

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<Back Activity a1 a2 a3 a4 a5 a6 a7 Start 1 2 1 3 2 4 5 End 2 4 3 5 5 5 6 Time 8 6 4 9 11 3 1 ES 0 8 0 4 8 14 19 EF 8 14 4 13 19 17 20 LF 8 16 10 19 19 19 20 LS 0 10 6 10 8 16 19 Slack 0 2 6 6 0 2 0 .Pert/CPM with Deterministic Time Estimates Note: use AOA notation with ascending nodes numbers from beginning to end.

00 3.44 0.00 9.44 0.17 ES 0.83 6.33 9.00 3.83 0.50 .25 0.00 5.00 0.44 0.17 4.00 3. Probabilistic Time Estimates Note: use AOA notation with ascending nodes numbers from beginning to end.33 13.00 16.00 4.44 0.44 0.33 9.83 6.00 4.83 4.25 E(T) 2.83 10.00 7.33 6.00 9. <Back Activity a b c d e f g h i Start 1 2 5 1 3 6 1 4 7 End 2 5 8 3 6 8 4 7 8 a 1 2 2 3 3 5 2 4 3 m 3 4 3 4 5 7 3 6 4 b 4 6 5 5 7 9 6 8 6 Var 0.11 0.25 0.00 3.00 4.33 EF 2.00 2.Pert/CPM.

83 12.00 6.83 0.00 4.00 16.00 4.50 5.00 2.00 0.83 16.50 .00 6.83 11.83 12.83 Slack 6.50 2.00 0.50 2.83 11.83 16.00 LS 6.00 0.00 8.00 9.00 2.LF 8.00 5.00 9.

84 2 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 .07 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 2.17 E(t) 10 16 13.2 0.25 0.4 0.15 0.45 0.44 0.44 0.17 5 7 6 4.3 0.44 Projected Completion Time: 17 0.5 Variances 0.25 σpath 0.33 0. Probabilistic Completion Time <Back Path 1-2-5-8 1-3-6-8 1-4-7-8 Expected Times 4 3.25 0.44 0.97 1 1.35 0.Pert/CPM.11 0.05 0 12 13 Probability of Completion: Probability of completion for single path (select path number from table above): Path 1-3-6-8 E(t) 16 σpath Probability 1 0.25 0.83 4 3.44 0.1 0.

8409 16 17 18 19 20 .8413 0.Probability 1.9995 0.0000 0.

you are done. Step 4: Enter Crashing Time and Cost in the row(s) for activity(ies) selected in step 3. Initially Crashing Time and Cost columns must be blank. Project Completion Time: Crashing Cost: Normal Crashing Activity Start End Time Time Cost Time ES EF LF LS a 1 2 6 6 0 6 6 0 b 2 5 10 10 6 16 16 6 c 1 3 5 1 300 4 0 4 4 0 d 3 4 4 4 4 8 8 4 e 4 5 9 1 600 8 8 16 16 8 f 5 6 2 1 800 1 16 17 17 16 . if there are no feasible activities. (Note: delete F14:G43 below to re-start problem. <Back Step 1: Enter Activity. Normal Time data. Start. Go to Step 2.Time-Cost Tradeoffs: Crashing Note: use AOA notation with ascending nodes numbers from beginning to end. End.) Step 2: Press Solve Step 3: Select feasible activity(ies) on critical path(s) to crash.

ng Time and Cost e are no feasible elected in step 3. 17 1700 Slack 0 0 0 0 0 0 .

Examples <Back 2-4.11 0.00 2.25 0.Chapter 17 .83 0.33 Expected Times 4 3. Pert/CPM.17 ES 0.44 0.97 σpath 1 σpath Probability 1 Probability 0.25 0.44 0.00 3.44 0. Probabilistic Time Estimates Note: use AOA notation with ascending nodes numbers from beginning to end.25 0.33 9.17 E(t) 10 16 13.17 5 7 6 4.17 4.00 7.44 Projected Completion Time: Path 1-2-5-8 Path 1-3-6-8 Path E(t) 10 E(t) 16 E(t) σpath 0.00 3. Activity a b c d e f g h i Start 1 2 5 1 3 6 1 4 7 End 2 5 8 3 6 8 4 7 8 a 1 2 2 3 3 5 2 4 3 m 3 4 3 4 5 7 3 6 4 b 4 6 5 5 7 9 6 8 6 Var 0.83 4 3.00 4.00 5.44 0. Pert/CPM.33 6. Pert/CPM with Deterministic Time Estimates Note: use AOA notation with ascending nodes numbers from beginning to end.84 Probability 17 1 2 .00 0.11 0.83 4.25 E(T) 2.00 9. Probabilistic Completion Time 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Path 1-2-5-8 1-3-6-8 1-4-7-8 2.83 6.00 3.44 0.00 4.33 6.5 Variances 0. Activity a1 a2 a3 a4 a5 a6 a7 Start 1 2 1 3 2 4 5 End 2 4 3 5 5 5 6 Time 8 6 4 9 11 3 1 ES 0 8 0 4 8 14 19 EF 8 14 4 13 19 17 20 LF 8 16 10 19 19 19 20 LS 0 10 6 10 8 16 19 Slack 0 2 6 6 0 2 0 5.

3 1-4-7-8 13.5 1. Project Completion Time: Normal Time 6 10 5 4 9 2 Crashing Time Cost Activity a b c d e f Start 1 2 1 3 4 5 End 2 5 3 4 5 6 Time 6 10 5 4 9 2 ES 0 6 0 5 9 18 EF 6 16 5 9 18 20 Project Completion Time: Activity a b c d e f Start 1 2 1 3 4 5 End 2 5 3 4 5 6 Normal Time 6 10 5 4 9 2 Crashing Time Cost 1 300 Time 6 10 4 4 9 2 ES 0 6 0 4 8 17 EF 6 16 4 8 17 19 Project Completion Time: Activity a b c d e f Start 1 2 1 3 4 5 End 2 5 3 4 5 6 Normal Time 6 10 5 4 9 2 Crashing Time Cost 1 1 300 600 Time 6 10 4 4 8 2 ES 0 6 0 4 8 16 EF 6 16 4 8 16 18 Project Completion Time: Activity a b c d e f Start 1 2 1 3 4 5 End 2 5 3 4 5 6 Normal Time 6 10 5 4 9 2 Crashing Time Cost 1 1 1 300 600 800 Time 6 10 4 4 8 1 ES 0 6 0 4 8 16 EF 6 16 4 8 16 17 . Time-Cost Tradeoffs: Crashing Notes: use AOA notation with ascending nodes numbers from beginning to end. press Solve after each "crashing" entry.07 1 7.

83 10.83 0.50 2.83 12.EF 2.83 Slack 6.44 0.00 4.83 16.8413 0.00 2.00 6.83 11.00 0.00 3.50 LF 8.33 9.33 13.50 0.83 12.50 5.83 11.9995 Probability of Completion: 0.44 Variances 0.8409 .0000 0.00 2.00 4.00 16.00 LS 6.00 0.07 Probability 1.00 5.25 0.00 9.97 1 1.44 0.00 9.00 8.00 6.00 9.83 16.44 0.00 0.25 σpath 0.83 6.50 2.00 4.00 16.

Project Completion Time: Crashing Cost: LF 8 18 5 9 18 20 LS 2 8 0 5 9 18 20 0 Slack 2 2 0 0 0 0 19 300 Slack 1 1 0 0 0 0 18 900 Slack 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 1700 Slack 0 0 0 0 0 0 Project Completion Time: Crashing Cost: LF 7 17 4 8 17 19 LS 1 7 0 4 8 17 Project Completion Time: Crashing Cost: LF 6 16 4 8 16 18 LS 0 6 0 4 8 16 Project Completion Time: Crashing Cost: LF 6 16 4 8 16 17 LS 0 6 0 4 8 16 .eginning to end.

Pert/CPM with Deterministic Time Estimates Note: use AOA notation with ascending nodes numbers from beginning to end.69 0 0 0.69 0. Pert/CPM.Chapter 17 . Activity a b c d e f g h i k m Start 1 2 2 5 1 3 1 4 6 7 8 End 2 6 5 6 3 8 4 7 8 9 9 Time 5 7 8 2 3 6 1 2 10 17 8 ES 0 5 5 13 0 3 0 1 15 3 25 EF 5 12 13 15 3 9 1 3 25 20 33 LF 5 15 13 15 19 25 14 16 25 33 33 LS 0 8 5 13 16 19 13 14 15 16 25 Slack 0 3 0 0 16 16 13 13 0 13 0 2.25 0.21 Probability 0. Activity 1-2 2-5 2-4 1-3 3-4 4-5 Start 1 2 2 1 3 4 End 2 5 4 3 4 5 Time 4 6 2 9 5 3 ES 0 4 4 0 9 14 EF 4 10 6 9 14 17 LF 11 17 14 9 14 17 LS 7 11 12 0 9 14 Slack 7 7 8 0 0 0 3.22 σpath 0.Solved Problems <Back 1. Pert/CPM with Deterministic Time Estimates Note: use AOA notation with ascending nodes numbers from beginning to end. Probabilistic Completion Time Path 1-2-5-8 1-2-6-8 1-3-4-7-8 Expected Times 11 24 18 26 10 14 12 E(t) 51 49 41 Variances 0.25 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 16 5 5 Projected Completion Time: Path 1-2-5-8 Path 1-2-6-8 Path E(t) 51 E(t) 49 E(t) σpath 1.6 σpath Probability 0.95 Probability 50 1 2 .

3 1-3-4-7-8 41 0. Time-Cost Tradeoffs: Crashing Notes: use AOA notation with ascending nodes numbers from beginning to end. press Solve after each "crashing" entry. Project Completion Time: Crashing Cost: Normal Crashing Activity Start End Time Time Cost Time ES EF LF a 1 2 10 10 0 10 10 b 2 5 14 14 10 24 24 c 1 3 13 13 0 13 18 d 3 5 6 6 13 19 24 e 1 4 15 15 0 15 16 f 4 5 8 8 15 23 24 Project Completion Time: Crashing Cost: Activity a b c d e f Start 1 2 1 3 1 4 End 2 5 3 5 4 5 Normal Time 10 14 13 6 15 8 Crashing Time Cost 1 3000 Time 10 13 13 6 15 8 ES 0 10 0 13 0 15 EF 10 23 13 19 15 23 LF 10 23 17 23 15 23 Project Completion Time: Crashing Cost: Activity a b c d e f Start 1 2 1 3 1 4 End 2 5 3 5 4 5 Normal Time 10 14 13 6 15 8 Crashing Time Cost 2 7000 Time 10 12 13 6 15 7 ES 0 10 0 13 0 15 EF 10 22 13 19 15 22 LF 10 22 16 22 15 22 1 2000 Project Completion Time: Crashing Cost: Activity a b c d e f Start 1 2 1 3 1 4 End 2 5 3 5 4 5 Normal Time 10 14 13 6 15 8 Crashing Time Cost 3 11000 Time 10 11 13 6 14 7 ES 0 10 0 13 0 14 EF 10 21 13 19 14 21 LF 10 21 15 21 14 21 1 1 6000 2000 .85 1 4.

85 1.6 0.11 0.22 0.0000 Probability of Completion: 0.36 0.11 σpath Probability 1.1965 .11 0.9522 0.2063 0.Variances 0.

roject Completion Time: Crashing Cost: LS 0 10 5 18 1 16 24 0 Slack 0 0 5 5 1 1 roject Completion Time: 23 Crashing Cost: 3000 LS 0 10 4 17 0 15 Slack 0 0 4 4 0 0 roject Completion Time: 22 Crashing Cost: 9000 LS 0 10 3 16 0 15 Slack 0 0 3 3 0 0 roject Completion Time: 21 Crashing Cost: 19000 LS 0 10 2 15 0 14 Slack 0 0 2 2 0 0 .