Develop a research paper highlighting key elements of construction planning and scheduling. Explore the importance of planning and scheduling in construction, site planning considerations, and key team members involved in the scheduling process. Compare and contrast different types of schedules and scheduling charts/visual aids. Discuss task selection and the application of appropriate detail levels. Analyze the scheduling process including application of durations, precedence and constraints, and critical path/float calculation. Explore the use of resource allocation/leveling and the relationship of project cost and time. Discuss how schedules are verified and used to measure actual performance. Support the paper with research from the online course material, text, personal experience, and outside sources if necessary. Properly cite all sources using the APA format.
No minimum number of pages -3-4 pages would be appreciated.