CPM in Construction Management
James J. O'Brien and Fredric L. Plotnick - McGraw-Hill


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WHAT'S NEW IN THE SEVENTH EDITION

OPEN PLAN CD

 

ERRATA

CD has free license for Deltek Open Plan software product
available only with this text - a $2000 value
unlimited license - unlimited activities - unlimited usage

Continued support for P3 Primavera Project Planner
download instructions - screen by screen tutorial

Expanded support for Oracle Primavera latest releases of:
P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management
Pertmaster Risk Analysis

Reviews of Other Popular Software Products including:
Microsoft Project 2007 - with tips and tricks for best use
Netpoint and CASCAS-e

Instruction on RDM Relationship Diagramming Method
what it is - who has it - how to use it for better scheduling

Continued in-depth coverage of PDM and ADM systems

Detailed Instruction on Preparation, Review and Response
of Claims for Delay and Claims for Disruption

Review of Other Methodologies for Delay Claims

 

IMPORTANT NOTE ON DELTEK OPEN PLAN CD

 

The CD provided with the book requires a serial number and a password.
The serial number is printed on the CD and readers should take care to key carefully with caps and space as noted.

The password is “UC3I31C4AF
all in caps.
Note both the
letter “I” and number “1”
are included. 

(For readability, the password is “uc3i31c4af” but you must enter in all caps.)

 

IMPORTANT NOTE TO LOG IN TO OPEN PLAN

 

Once you have loaded the
Open Plan software to your computer, you will need a user ID and password to run the software.

 

The defaults are:

User ID = SYSADMIN

Password = PASSWORD

 

 

25aug09: p639 ¶2 line 2:
"PMIOCS" should be "PMICOS"

22apr10: p69, after last line, add missing text:
the start, finish or within the activity. The careful assignment of event numbers makes the network easier to use and avoids unintended logical loops. Random is used here in its literal sense: “without direction, rule, or method.”

03jan11: p103 ¶2 line 3:
"Figure 18.5.4" should be "Figure 20.5.4 at page 338"

03jan11: p115 in box line 2:
"Figure 18.5.1" should be "Figure 20.5.1 at page 334"

03jan11: p645 ¶1 line 1:
"Section 35.14" should be "Section 36.14 at page 622"

04sep11: p69 ¶2 line 8:
“1005j-1051i,should be “1005j-1015i,

01feb12:p88 ¶2 line 3: should be “and the latest of late finishes of all predecessors of that activity”

Report other errata here

         
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Author James J. O'Brien
P.E., PMP

Author Fredric L Plotnick
Ph.D., Esq., P.E.

EnProMaC
Engineering & Property Management Consultants, Inc.

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