15. Section 15: Project Engineering

  1. Clifford Matthews

Published Online: 19 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119967958.ch15

Engineers' Data Book, Fourth Edition

Engineers' Data Book, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Matthews, C. (2012) Section 15: Project Engineering, in Engineers' Data Book, Fourth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119967958.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119976226

Online ISBN: 9781119967958



  • project engineering;
  • PERT;
  • dependency table, organizing logic of listed activities;
  • network, graphical ‘picture’ of dependency table;
  • CPA, concept of timescale into network;
  • CPA chart, and planning with Gantt charts;
  • manufacturing projects, Gantt chart hierarchy;
  • rapid prototyping, later stages of design process;
  • prototyping techniques;
  • value analysis (or value engineering), quantifying, reducing cost


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Project planning

  • Critical path analysis (CPA)

  • Planning with Gantt charts

  • Rapid prototyping

  • Value analysis