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When I make down the original duration , the ressource allocation became overloaded but the unit/TIME didn't change

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walid Lahiani
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Hello ,

Explication :

Imagine we have a Labour who works 8h/day and an excavation task ,

the original duration of the task is 10 days

so ,this laber will work a total of 80h ,

If i change the original duration to 2 days ,normally this laber have to work  40h/day => 5 labers/ day

But in the table we have always 8h/day (unit/time) =>one laber only

Thank you

 

 

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BONG YAGAHON
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Hi,

What is meant by  "Explication"    as you telling in first line?

ty.

BONG YAGAHON
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Hi,

What is meant by  "Explication"    as you telling in first line?

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pei tang
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i want to say "fixed duration and units" and "fixed units" should produce the same results.

Amit Parmar (PMP)
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Glad to be of help :)

walid Lahiani
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Good morning

Thank you for this very interesting table

Amit Parmar (PMP)
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Hi,

Change "Duration Type" to "Fixed Units" in the activity and you would be able to see the changed rate. By default your "Duration Type" would be " Fixed Duration & Units".

 

Duration Type follows following formula :

  • Remaining Duration = Remaining Units / Remaining Units/Time
  • (Original/Planned) Duration = (Budgeted/Planned) Units / (Budgeted/Planned) Units/Time

hence changing the Duration Type affect the resource and duration calculations in the following ways :

 

    Duration Type
Change UnitsChange Duration
    Change Units/Time
    Add 1st resource
    Add additional resources
    Fixed Units/Time
DurationUnits
    Duration
    Units
    Duration
    Fixed Duration & Units/Time
Units/TimeUnits
    Units
    Units
    Units
    Fixed Units
DurationUnits/Time
    Duration
    Units
    Duration
    Fixed Duration & Units
Unit s/TimeUnits/Time
    Units
    Units
    Units/Time of each Resource