Title: Resource management in project scheduling through simulation

Authors: Felix T.S. Chan

Addresses: Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

Abstract: This paper aims to explore the possibility of using simulation software in managing two industrial projects. It is intended to explore the strength of simulation as a tool in project management. The investigation of the system|s performance can be set out under two conditions as follows: (i) Deterministic - fixed duration time on each activity. (ii) Stochastic - introduces a time variant on each activity, where either uniform or normal time distribution will be used (dealing with uncertainty).

Keywords: simulation; modelling; project management; industrial projects; fixed duration; time variants; uncertainty; resource management; project scheduling.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCAT.1997.062266

International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 1997 Vol.10 No.1/2, pp.81 - 89

Published online: 02 Jun 2014 *

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