airportTerminalExample_Excel

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Airport Terminal Passenger Flow Problem Sample problem to demonstrate the solution to a first order differential equatioDifferential equation in finite difference form dL/dt = lambda(t) - mu(t) Define lambda and mu where lambda(t) = demand function as a function of time lambda(t)  1500 if t< 1 mu(t) = service function (or supply) as a function of time 500 if t>= 1 L (t) = queue length as a function of time mu(t) 1000 if t<2 1500 if t>=2 Time  L (t) lambda(t) mu(t) lambda(t) - mu(t) (hours) Passengers Passengers/hr Passengers/hr Passengers/hr Hours Passengers 0.00 0 1500 1000 500 0.05 25 0.05 25 1500 1000 500 0.05 25 0.10 50 1500 1000 500 0.05 25 0.15 75 1500 1000 500 0.05 25 0.20 100 1500 1000 500 0.05 25 0.25 125 1500 1000 500 0.05 25 0.30 150 1500 1000 500 0.05 25 0.35 175 1500 1000 500 0.05 25 0.40 200 1500 1000 500 0.05 25 0.45 225 1500 1000 500 0.05 25 0.50 250 1500 1000 500 0.05 25 0.55 275 1500 1000 500 0.05 25 0.60 300 1500 1000 500 0.05 25 0.65 325 1500 1000 500
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