Note: if you cannot remember how to construct and analyse an activity network, revise notes for 7.1 Activity Networks.
- It is a problem of determining the minimum completion time for a project given its events.
Earliest Start Time (EST)
- The earliest possible time that an activity can start.
- The earliest finishing time of an activity = EST of an activity + Duration of an activity
- Forward scanning is a methodical process for finding the earliest start time (EST) for each activity in an activity diagram. The process works as follows: