•See nomenclature note in Problem 6.

Using PERT/CPM analysis, find the critical path, the slack times, and the expected completion time.

10. The following PERT chart was prepared at the beginning of a small construction project.

The Dock B Shipbuilding Company received a contract from the government to build the prototype of a new U.S. Navy destroyer. The destroyer is to be nuclear-powered, include advanced weapon systems, and have a small crew. The Dock B Shipbuilding Company has assigned to the task a project manager who, in turn, has delegated minor subprojects to subordinate managers.

The project was evaluated using PERT/CPM analysis. Due to the extensive length of the project, many activities were combined: The following is the result.


Time (mc

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