How does Primavera P6 determine a driving relationship between activities?

The Driving Relationship is determined based on the Relationship Free Float and the business rules for Driving Relationships. Relationship Free Float Relationship Free Float (Rel FF): The Free Float on the relationship. Calculated as Successor Early Start (assuming a Finish to Start relationship) - Relationship Early Finish on the predecessors' calendar. This field is computed... Continue Reading →

How does Primavera P6 determine or identify the longest path?

In Primavera P6, when we use "longest path" option to determine the critical path, the process to determine the longest path is as follows: The longest path activities are determined by reviewing the schedule backwards (starting from the last activity) through the driving relationships; If the relationship between two activities is driving, then both activities... Continue Reading →

What is the difference between Activity type: Task Dependent and Resource Dependent in Primavera P6

In Primavera P6, there are 2 popular activity type: Task Dependent and Resource Dependent. So what is the difference? By choosing Task Dependent or Resource Dependent, P6 will choose what calendar it will use for the activity: Choose Task Dependent: P6 use Activity calendar for the activity Choose Resource Dependent: P6 use Resource calendar for the activity... Continue Reading →

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