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1. (WO2018029394) MANAGING THE NUMBER OF ACTIVE ELEVATOR CARS IN A MULTI-CAR ELEVATOR SHAFT SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/029394    International Application No.:    PCT/FI2016/050557
Publication Date: Fri Feb 16 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Aug 10 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: B66B 1/20
B66B 1/24
B66B 1/34
B66B 9/00
G06F 17/50
G06N 7/00
Applicants: KONE CORPORATION
Inventors: SIIKONEN, Marja-Liisa
RUOKOKOSKI, Mirko
Title: MANAGING THE NUMBER OF ACTIVE ELEVATOR CARS IN A MULTI-CAR ELEVATOR SHAFT SYSTEM
Abstract:
According to an aspect, there is provided a method for determining the number of elevator cars in a two-shaft multi-car elevator system. The method comprises deter- mining the number of active elevator cars N in the two- shaft multi-car elevator system by ( l ), wherein RTT is a round trip time of the two-shaft multi-car elevator system, arr is the arrival rate of passengers, a is a car load factor,and carsize is the number of passengers one elevator car is able to carry.