CPM/Cost: An Integrated Approach

by Glenn A. Sears, (M.ASCE), Assoc. Prof. of Civ. Engrg.; Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N.M. 87106,

Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1981, Vol. 107, Issue 2, Pg. 227-238

Document Type: Journal Paper


CPM activities, when properly integrated with cost control information, provide important construction management information. This integration provides traditional schedule and cost reports as well as accurate cost forecasts, time-cost tradeoff information, and the ability to forecast cash flow individual projects. It allows segregation of costs related to an expedited schedule or impact costs due to change order for future analysis.

Subject Headings: Construction costs | Information management | Scheduling | Forecasting | Critical path method | Change orders

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