The following EMMA can be used for any 'bulk' activity, over a period of up to 18 days, which involves a physically measurable unit of construction work scope that is quantified in tens, hundreds or thousands.
A multi-purpose EMMA comprises 3 'pages', namely 'INPUT' (Basic data that must be inputted in order for the EMMA to function), 'TABLES' (Spreadsheets for inputting target & actual progress percentages, manhours etc), and 'CHARTS' (Where inputted spreadsheets are presented as S-curves & histograms). The EMMA can be used:
Initial requirements for inputting are:
Thereafter, inputting should be in accordance with notes provided. NOTE: For the EMMA to work, values must be inputted to all lines in Sheet 2 TABLES, from Month, Week or Day 1.
Use of an EMMA will be of particular interest to anyone with responsibility for getting a work scope package completed on or ahead of schedule.