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Exercise 8: Ride simulator

Digitally simulate the flow of your attraction.

Exercise 8: Ride simulator

Activity: Below is a ride simulator for you to test the timing and capacity of your ride layout from the previous exercise. Your goal is to fit in all of your track and scenes while hitting a capacity above 2000 people per hour. To do this you will need to select the appropriate
. Be sure to avoid multiple cars per scene (unless that is part of your ride design!)
Here is a short video which goes over all the features of the simulator:
Khan Academy video wrapper
Ride simulatorSee video transcript
Have fun with the below simulator:
Question: Once you are done testing your simulation, answer the following questions.
  • What is your ride duration?
  • What is your dispatch interval?
  • What is your car capacity?
  • What is your ride capacity?
  • Did this simulation result in any changes to your ride? Explain.

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