Common Misconceptions Regarding Elevator Traffic Simulations

Theresa M. Christy

Thursday 26th September 2013

Elevator professionals and elevator customers look to both traditional formula based elevator traffic analysis and sophisticated elevator simulation programs to evaluate potential and existing elevator performance with regard to appropriate traffic handling. Sometimes, the terms and concepts involved in such work are misunderstood or misused. This paper discusses five common misconceptions in an attempt to clarify elevatoring concepts, unify terminology and explain tool limitations.

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