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Planning and Scheduling of Low Income Housing Scheme Project by Line of Balancing Method
Published in IJISRT
Volume: 4.0
Issue: 11.0
Pages: 268.0 - 282.0
Construction projects comes across various milestones, resulting into delay in execution of project, hence there is need to improve techniques in planning so that project is carried out within stipulated time. TheLOBST (Line Of Balance Scheduling Technique) is a scheduling method which makes the operations to be carried out effectively and allows activity can be performed continuously and efficiently ineach consecutive unit. Line Of Balance Scheduling Technique is a significant technique that plays important role in repetitive construction project.Lack of awareness of proper method and techniques increases cost and project completion time. It becomes very important to adopt proper methodology while doing the housing project for low income group. This paper aims to evaluate the real application of line of balance in low income housing scheme. Case study of low-income housing project by MHADA at Talegaon-Dabhade,Pune. Also supports the method developed in the paper. The findings point out significant controlling benefits of LOB is comparing with GANNTCHART Method in the project and addresses limitations showing the efficient use of LOB. VICO CONTROL software is used to schedule the project by line of balance technique. It is observed that this method increases line efficiency and minimizes smoothnessindex.
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JournalInternational Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology
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