Chapter 24

Graphical and Computer Analysis


This chapter covers both graphical and computer analyses. Both types of analysis generate a bar chart (or Gantt chart) as the programme is being analysed. The graphical method is described in detail, but the computer method is only discussed in historical and general terms, as a full description of it is given in Chapter 51.


Bar chart generation; Computer analysis; Graphical analysis

Graphical Analysis

It is often desirable to present the programme of a project in the form of a bar chart, and when the critical path and floats are found by either arithmetical or computer methods, the bar ...

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