From Project Planning & Scheduling Using Primavera Contractor Version 4.1: For the Construction Industry
There are three types of resources, Labor, Nonlabor and Material, and as discussed in the previous chapter, a Labor Resource has additional functionality including Overtime, Resource Calendars and user-defined Autocost rules. The Labor and Nonlabor resources are similar to the Microsoft Project Work Resources. A Material resource is similar to Microsoft Project Material Resources.
Primavera Contractor also has a function titled Expenses, where costs may be assigned to activities without resources. This is similar to the Costs function in Microsoft Project but with far more functionality.
This chapter will cover the following topics:
Understanding Resource Calculations and Terminology
Project Properties form Resource Preferences
User Preferences Applicable to Assigning Resources
Activity Workspace Resource Preferences and Defaults
Assigning and Removing Resources
Setting Up a Resourced Schedule
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Select Edit, User Preferences to open the User Preferences form and select the Time Units tab and Calculations tab.
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Set these defaults in the Defaults tab in the Projects Properties from.
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Select the Activity to be assigned the Resource and click on the to open the Assign Resources form.
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18.1 Understanding Resource Calculations and Terminology A Resource has two principal components after it has been assigned to an Activity: Quantity, in terms of Work in hours or Material...
Overview There are three types of resources, Labor, Nonlabor and Material, and as discussed in the previous chapter. A Labor Resource has additional functionality including Overtime, Resource...
Overview During the planning stage, Rolesmay be assigned to Activities to gain an understanding of the resources requirements atan early stage of a project and replaced by a Resource when it isknown...
Overview During the planning stage, Roles may be assigned to Activities to gain an understanding of the resources requirements at an early stage of a project and replaced by a Resource when it is...
18.7 Suggested Setup for Creating a Resourced Schedule The order that topics are introduced in this chapter is also a satisfactory order of actions that should be considered when preparing to...