2014 April Common Misconceptions Regarding Elevator Traffic Simulations
SPECIAL NOTICE: Please check each course for verification of approval before purchasing. This test is based on the article, Common Misconceptions Regarding Elevator Traffic Simulations published in the April 2014 issue and counts as one contact hour (0.1 CEU) of elevator industry continuing education credit. Most courses approved by NAEC for CET/CAT and NAESAI for QEI and in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin. Learning Objectives - After reading this article, you should have learned about:
- The difference between handling capacity and arrival rate
- That increasing the speed of an elevator does not always translate to improved passenger service
- Common methods of describing elevator traffic
- Which features automatic elevator-monitoring systems can and cannot offer
- How an automatic elevator-monitoring system might seriously underreport passenger waiting times
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