What does “Effort driven” option in Microsoft Project do?

You may wonder what does “Effort driven” option in Task Detail Form do?

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Here I have 2 tasks.

Task A doesn’t have Effort driven check. When I assign 2 resources to it, the Work unit for each resource doesn’t change (80h for each resource). No matter how many resource I assign, each resource will get 80h.

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How does “Resource curve” work?

Let say we have an activity with 100 days duration and 100 labor units. By default it use Linear spread.

It mean, when you reach 5% of duration (5th day in this example) you have 5% of total unit (5 unit in this example). And it spread evenly to that period.

So resource spreadsheet will be like this:

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