Work Breakdown Structure Application for Man-Hours Calculation in Hull Construction Shipbuilding in Malaysia

W.A.Z. Wan Abd Rahman, N.I. Mohd Zaki, M.K. Abu Husain, Duc Pham
2019 Cogent Engineering  
percentage of errors, i.e., 6.36% and 8.77% for the Hull Shipbuilding Structure parts. This concluded the acceptance of Estimator's Man-hours formula that used in the project case study which does not show any significant error when compared to Industrial Reference, i.e. Spon's Fabrication Norms for Offshore Structure. The lower Man-hours results compared to the Theoretical value will make the project more competitive and lower cost. Thus, this research will assist the Project Manager to have
more » ... t Manager to have an idea in project schedule planning which will play a critical role during project management to identify the good WBS and project man-hours. This also leads to cost reduction in terms of man-hour optimization when the proper tasks and activities are clearly defined during WBS development.
doi:10.1080/23311916.2019.1599524 fatcat:mqqqf2swrfau7ln77ysvqkgvry