Action to decrease the duration of an activity or project by increasing the expenditure of resources

Other Definitions

Crashing – In project planning , an activity can be conducted at a normal pace or at an accelerated pace, known as ‘crashing’ the activity of the project . Crashing is completed at a greater cost than a normal-paced project

Crashing – Taking action to decrease the total project duration by analyzing a number of alternatives to determine how to get the maximum duration compression for the least cost .

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