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Exercises on MS Project for Practice

Exercise 1: Create a Project

Project ID: INFRA


Project Name: FLYOVER
Planned Start Date: 01/July/2016

Exercise 2: Creating Calendar for Flyover project.

Type: Standard
Calendar Name: 6 day work week
Standard Working Days: Monday to Saturday (0900hr to 1900hr)
1300h to 1400h – lunch break

Standard Non Working Day: Sunday

Holidays: 06 July Rath Yatra


15 August Independence Day
05 September Ganesh Chaturthi
02 October Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
29 October Deepavali
26 January Republic Day

Exercise 3: Defining the Work Breakdown Structure

FLYOVER
Design & Engineering
Service Road Work
Fixing Alignment of the Bridge
Casting of Piers
Casting of Abutments
I Girder Casting
I Girder Launching
Casting Cross Girder
Casting Box Girder
Casting Deck Slab
RE Wall erection
Casting of Crash Barrier
Casting of Median Verge
Electrical Works
Plumbing Work
Exterior Finishes

Exercise 4: Preparing Activity Lists

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Default Parameters:

Activity Type: Task Dependent


Duration Type: Fixed Duration & Units/Time
Activity Percent Complete: Duration % Complete
Calendar: 6 day work week

Name
Activity
(Activity Description Duration
Type
ID)
1 FLYOVER
1 1.1 Design & Engineering Summary
2 1.1.a Soiling Testing 10 Normal
3 1.1.b Designing work 40 Normal
4 1.2 Service Road Work Summary
5 1.2.a Cutting & Grubbing Work 10 Normal
6 1.2.b Excavation work 18 Normal
7 1.2.c Laying of GSB Layer 12 Normal
Laying of Unbounded base
8 1.2.d 15 Normal
course
Laying of Bituminous base
9 1.2.e 6 Normal
course layer
10 1.2.f Wearing Coat 6 Normal
11 1.3 Fixing Alignment of the Bridge Summary
Marking location of pile and
12 1.3.a 7 Normal
fixing of alignment
13 1.4 Casting of Piers Summary
14 1.4.a Piling Work 7 Normal
15 1.4.b Pile Cap 4 Normal
16 1.4.c Pier 14 Normal
17 1.4.d Pier Cap 8 Normal
18 1.4.e Casting of Pedestal 3 Normal
19 1.4.f Fixing of bearing 3 Normal
20 1.5 Casting of Abutments Summary
21 1.5.a Piling work 7 Normal
22 1.5.b Pile Cap 4 Normal
23 1.5.c Abutment Wall 9 Normal
24 1.5.d Abutment Head 7 Normal
25 1.5.e Casting of pedestal 3 Normal
26 1.5.f Fixing of bearing 3 Normal
27 1.6 I Girder Casting 42 Summary
28 1.7 I Girder Launching 3 Summary
29 1.8 Casting Cross Girder Summary
Cross Girder erection of
30 1.8.a 5 Normal
formwork
Binding of reinforcement and
31 1.8.b 6 Normal
shuttering
32 1.8.c Casting of cross girder 2 Normal
33 1.9 Casting Box Girder Normal
34 1.9.a Staging work and fixing of 10 Normal

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bottom
35 1.9.b Binding of reinforcement 5 Normal
36 1.9.c Concreting of base 2 Normal
37 1.9.d Binding of Reinforcement of Rib 7 Normal
38 1.9.e Shuttering work of rib 7 Normal
39 1.9.f Concreting of rib 2 Normal
40 1.9.g Shuttering work for top slab 7 Normal
Binding of reinforcement of top
41 1.9.h 7 Normal
slab
42 1.9.i Concreting of slab 2 Normal
43 1.10 Casting Deck Slab Summary
44 1.10.a Shuttering/Formwork 9 Normal
45 1.10.b Laying of reinforcement 9 Normal
46 1.10.c Concreting of slab 3 Normal
47 1.10.d Laying of BC Course 8 Normal
48 1.11 RE Wall erection Summary
49 1.11.a Casting of RE Wall 12 Normal
50 1.11.b Road on Approach Section 23 Normal
51 1.12 Casting of Crash Barrier 24 Summary
52 1.13 Casting of Median Verge 12 Summary
53 1.14 Electrical Works 15 Summary
54 1.15 Plumbing Work 21 Summary
55 1.16 Exterior Finishes 30 Summary

Exercise 5: Configuring Relationships between Activities

Name
(Activity Description Predecessors Relationship Lag
ID)
1 FLYOVER
1 1.1 Design & Engineering
2 1.1.a Soiling Testing
3 1.1.b Designing work 2 FS -
4 1.2 Service Road Work
Cutting & Grubbing
5 1.2.a 3 FS -
Work
6 1.2.b Excavation work 5 FS -
7 1.2.c Laying of GSB Layer 6 SS 3
Laying of Unbounded
8 1.2.d 7 SS 4
base course
Laying of Bituminous
9 1.2.e 8 SS 3
base course layer
10 1.2.f Wearing Coat 9 SS 3
Fixing Alignment of the
11 1.3
Bridge
Marking location of
12 1.3.a pile and fixing of 10 SS -
alignment
13 1.4 Casting of Piers
14 1.4.a Piling Work 12 SS -

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15 1.4.b Pile Cap 14 FS 28
16 1.4.c Pier 15 FS 2
17 1.4.d Pier Cap 16 FS -
18 1.4.e Casting of Pedestal 17 FS -
19 1.4.f Fixing of bearing 18 FS -
20 1.5 Casting of Abutments
21 1.5.a Piling work 12 SS
22 1.5.b Pile Cap 21 FS 28
23 1.5.c Abutment Wall 22 FS 2
24 1.5.d Abutment Head 23 FS -
25 1.5.e Casting of pedestal 24 FS -
26 1.5.f Fixing of bearing 25 FS -
27 1.6 I Girder Casting
28 1.6.a I Girder Casting 16 SS -
29 1.7 I Girder Launching
30 1.7.a I Girder Launching 28 FS -
31 1.8 Casting Cross Girder
Cross Girder erection
32 1.8.a 30 FS -
of formwork
Binding of
33 1.8.b reinforcement and 32 SS 2
shuttering
Casting of cross
34 1.8.c 33 FS -
girder
35 1.9 Casting Box Girder
Staging work and
36 1.9.a 34 FS -
fixing of bottom
Binding of
37 1.9.b 36 SS 7
reinforcement
38 1.9.c Concreting of base 37 FS -
Binding of
39 1.9.d 38 FS -
Reinforcement of Rib
Shuttering work of
40 1.9.e 39 SS 2
rib
41 1.9.f Concreting of rib 40 FS -
Shuttering work for
42 1.9.g 41 FS -
top slab
Binding of
43 1.9.h reinforcement of top 42 SS 7
slab
44 1.9.i Concreting of slab 43 FS -
45 1.10 Casting Deck Slab
46 1.10.a Shuttering/Formwork 34 FS -
Laying of
47 1.10.b 46 SS 6
reinforcement
48 1.10.c Concreting of slab 47 FS -
49 1.10.d Laying of BC Course 48 FS -
50 1.11 RE Wall erection
51 1.11.a Casting of RE Wall 36 FS -
52 1.11.b Road on Approach 51 FS -

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Section
53 1.12 Casting of Crash Barrier
Casting of crash
54 52 FS -
Barrier
55 1.13 Casting of Median Verge
Casting of median
56 54 FS -
Verge
57 1.14 Electrical Works
58 Electrical work 56 FS -
59 1.15 Plumbing Work
60 Plumbing Work 56 FF -
61 1.16 Exterior Finishes
62 Exterior Finishes 56 FF -

Exercise 6: Registering Resources.

Resource
Type Standard Rate
Name
Vineet Kumar Work Rs. 200/d
James Mathew Work Rs. 250/d
Vikas Bansal Work Rs. 250/d
Piling Rig Work Rs. 550/hr
Crane Cost Rs. 10,000

You may add more resources as required by the activities

Exercise 7: Assigning resources to Activities

Assign the resources defined in the previous exercise as per your requirement.

Exercise 8: Defining the responsibilities

All activities should have a person assigned to it.


For example: Activity - Brick Masonry
Responsibility – Jr. Engineer

Exercise 9: Level Resources taking into consideration resources’ max units/time,


availability of resources, Quantum of work required by the Activity, etc.

Exercise 10: Save a Baseline Plan.

After creating a master schedule (complete & confirming in all aspects of Project
Planning) you need to save a copy of the master schedule as a baseline.

Exercise 11: Assign the Master plan Baseline as the Primary Baseline to your
Current Schedule.

Exercise 12: Prepare 2 nos. one line filter and two lines filter for the project.

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Exercise 13: Record a macro for grouping the activities as per the Responsibility

Display the Primary Baseline in the Gantt chart.

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