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Military Construction & Trade Skills

A unit’s personnel must be considered only in terms of “construction strength. Company actions The subordinate unit then prepares an activi- ties list and delegates janagement activities to its subordinates Figure Select a work rate ap- ropriate fo r the work item being estimated.

No supervisor loses responsibility by assigning a task to another person. If not, the efficiency factor must be read- justed, changing the troop effort and affect- ing the duration. List the work items to be estimated. Sample lay outs of this type are shown in Appendix DFirst layout Layout sketch number 1 in Figure 5–412, the first attempt in this par- ticular problem, does have possibilities.

Port Construction and Repair (FM 5-480)

Someone, some- where, gets an idea for a project, prepares an activities list, and delegates these activi- ties to subordinates Figure An accurate work rate is the heart manqgement a good estimate. This systems analysis approach does not eliminate engineering judgment. The latest time an activity can start without delaying the entire project.


For example, if the work rate for setting forms is given in terms of linear feet of formwork per unit of time and if managemenh form material has been ordered as waste, the extra form material should be omitted from this calculation.

What are the good and bad points of defending the site? Necessities and life expectancy.

It covers the special problems of expedient construction of ports and railways on wharves and piers. How can I best accomplish certain things?


This item gives any ad- ditional information concerning the project, including instructions for coordinating with the using agency. This item addresses the lead time necessary for procurement, location, and delivery.

However, it would be economical if this pit is to be used for several weeks.

SOPs are written for procedures which should be left to the discretion of subordinates. Late start time Following the precedence arrows mannagement within the logic diagram right to leftthe previous activity’s late finish time at the tail of an arrow is the same as the next ac- tivity’s late start time at the head of an ar- row.

Read more Read less. To determine the control fac- tor, first list all operations and the time re- quired for each.


India’s fastest online shopping destination. The objective pro- vides the key for what to do, where to place emphasis, and how to accomplish the objec- tive.

Given written project specifications, and blank writing paper, and references, develop an activities list per the FM Registration Forgot your password? Details, such as which of the hospi- tal facilities shall be constructed first, are left to the discretion of the local command- ers. For example, if a unit was directed to have the construction of six concrete slabs 50 percent complete by a cer- tain date, should it have three slabs com- plete or forms set for all six?


Effective coordination of all individual and group efforts. The variety of construction in the military, often done on an expedited or “crash” basis, creates challenging management problems. This conforms to the principle of de- centralization, which permits maximum op- erational freedom to subordinates. When a directive applies to many subordinates, often time can be saved by sending a written directive rather than by attempting to reach each subordinate individually or in special meetings.

If an ac- tivity leads into the finish node, put an “F” in the parentheses after the activity num- ber, or just list the activity number with no parentheses. Systems analysis allows the plan- ner to focus on specific problem areas, to gather more data if necessary, and finally, to make a decision based on analysis rather than on intuition. Interfer- ing float would be 6 LF of node ES of node