Explore BrainMass
Share

Explore BrainMass

    normal critical path

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    Activity Normal time Crash time Normal cost Crash cost
    1-2 3 2 1000 1500
    2-3 4 2 2000 4000
    2-4 4 3 2500 3500
    3-5 3 1 1500 2500
    4-5 4 2 6000 12000
    5-6 6 3 2000 5000

    Determine:
    a) Normal critical path.
    b) Crash critical path.
    c) The first and last activities to be crashed.
    d) Minimum project completion time with the least increase in the cost over normal costs.
    e) The minimum completion time, assuming a budget of $23,500.
    f) The minimum cost to complete the project in 12 weeks.

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 2:07 am ad1c9bdddf
    https://brainmass.com/business/business-math/determining-normal-crash-critical-paths-363947

    Solution Preview

    Please find attached an excel file describing the problem with step by ...

    Solution Summary

    Normal and crash critical paths are illustrated clearly in this posting.

    $2.19