critical path analysis

noun

a technique for planning complex projects by analysing alternative systems with reference to the critical path, which is the sequence of stages requiring the longest timeCompare programme evaluation and review technique

Nearby words

  1. critical constants,
  2. critical damping,
  3. critical density,
  4. critical mass,
  5. critical organ,
  6. critical period,
  7. critical point,
  8. critical pressure,
  9. critical ratio,
  10. critical region

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