From Project Planning and Scheduling Using Primavera Version 4.1: For Engineering & Construction and Maintenance & Turnaround
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 who will be undertaking the work. A Resource may be assigned:
Directly to an Activity, or
To a Role which has been assigned to an Activity.
There are three types of resources, Labor, Nonlabor and Material, and asdiscussed in the previous chapter, a Labor Resource has additional functionality includingOvertime, Resource Calendars and user-defined Autocost rules. The Laborand Nonlabor resources are similar to the MicrosoftProject Work Resources. A Materialresource is similar to Microsoft Project MaterialResources.
Primavera Version 4.1 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 morefunctionality.
This chapter will cover the following topics:
Understanding Resource Calculations and Terminology
Project and Activity Workspace Resource and Role Preferences
Details Status Form
Activity Types and Duration Types
Assigning and Removing Roles and Assigning Resources
Resource and Activity Duration Calculation and Resource Lags
Suggested Setup for Assigning Resources
Set Units/Time Format and ResourceAssignments
Select Edit, User Preferences to open the User Preferences form and select the Time Units tab and Calculationstab.
Set Default Duration Type and DefaultActivity Type
Set these defaults in the Defaults tab in the Projects Workspace.
Assign a Role to an Activity
Products & Services
Topics of Interest
18.1 Understanding Resource Calculations and Terminology A Resource has two principal components after it has been assignedto an Activity: Quantity, in terms of Workin hours or Material...
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...
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 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...
18.4 Activity Workspace Resource Preferences and Defaults 18.4.1 Details Status Form This form has a section titled Labor Units at the right hand side as seen in the picture below. The drop...