Patent Number: 8,794,388

Title: Elevator group control apparatus

Abstract: According to one embodiment, an elevator group control apparatus performs group control of operations of cars. The apparatus includes a power consumption calculation unit that calculates power consumption when each of the cars is run according to the operation curve on the basis of object data stored in the object data storage unit and an operation curve created by the operation curve creation unit, a distributed waiting controller that sets a car in a waiting state among the cars as a distributed waiting target car and outputs a distributed waiting instruction to move the target car to a distributed waiting floor, and a distribution instruction controller that obtains, from the power consumption calculation unit, power consumption when the distributed waiting target car is moved to the distributed waiting floor and, on the basis of the power consumption, permits or inhibits a distributed waiting instruction output from the distributed waiting controller.

Inventors: Takeda; Yoshihiro (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Toshiba Elevator Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B66B 1/18 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018