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Privacy and Cookies

We may change this privacy notice from time to time by updating this page.

What information do we collect?

When you use this website, we may collect the following information:

  • the areas of the website that you visit
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We do this by using cookies, which are small files that help us track how our visitors use the website and enable us to understand where we can improve your experience. If you would like to find out which cookies we use and the information they track see our Cookies Policy.

Once you submit or register information through our website we will know who you are and your activities on this website and information about you and/or your company may be recorded on our systems. For example, we may ask for personal information when you download our software including:

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Software Licensing Terms

Terms and Conditions of Purchase

The full conditions of purchase and maintenance for all Oasys software are set out in the Oasys Software Licence and Support Agreement. All prices are subject to TAX at the current rate.

Prices and specifications are subject to change without notice – please ask for a written quotation.

Although every care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of all information contained herein, the contents do not form or constitute a representation, warranty, or part of any contract.

Superseded Versions of Terms and Conditions

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Maintenance & Support Services

Support and maintenance is included with all subscription licences for their full duration.

Annual maintenance contracts are available for software under a perpetual licence, prices are based on a percentage of the most recent list price.

This service includes:

  • telephone/fax/email/web based support
  • free software updates available via internet download
  • personalised output header for many products

Beijing Daxing International

Software Used on this Project

Project Overview

Due to increasing passenger numbers, airport planners and designers are now using a range of software tools, including smart pedestrian simulation to test architectural concepts.

At Beijing’s new airport, currently named Beijing Daxing International, potential issues have been spotted and resolved years ahead of the 2019 opening. Oasys MassMotion simulation was used with Simeo 3D airport simulation and Elevate to reveal and resolve future passenger flow problems. The new airport will serve 45 million passengers a year.

How Oasys proved invaluable

This is the first project in China where crowd simulation was considered to be “a critical component” of the development. The simulation and analysis of the project received unprecedented attention from stakeholders.  MassMotion added untold value by incorporating intelligent agents that react dynamically to surrounding events into the simulation. This is as near to the real world and real people as it is possible to get in a simulation.

Beijing’s existing Capital International Airport has long been operating above its 76 million annual passengers (MAP) capacity.  Now the Beijing New International Airport is under construction, with an initial capacity of 45 MAP when  it opens in 2019 growing to around 72 MAP by 2025.  Arup airport analysts based in Toronto and Beijing led by Aarshabh Misra and Fangzhou Su, started working on the project in March 2015. The integrated approach they adopted quickly resulted in several adjustments to the multi-disciplinary design.

The 700,000m2 terminal building designed by Zaha Hadid has six floors: two basement floors for rail, buses and taxis, two floors for arrivals and two for departures, with access to parking areas also provided.

Cross-section of levels modelled in MassMotion

The project’s detailed terminal model, built in Simio 3D, generated passenger flow data. This was used to analyse and optimise both the initial 45 MAP and ultimate facility demand of 72 MAP. Particular attention was placed on passenger processing facilities including check in, security and boarding.

The MassMotion model provided detailed information on potential bottlenecks. The passenger flow data was used to develop detailed passenger schedules and distributions to help planners avoid congestion. It was, for instance, instrumental in determining the performance of the escalators that span the front face of the terminal building. This was always going to be critical for the building’s success, and accurately modelling the behavior of people using the multi-level elevator banks was one of the biggest challenges on this project. Simulations needed to reflect varying demand at each elevator bank for each floor level at different times of day – it was a complex matrix.

Figure 2 summarises the integrated passenger simulation framework adopted for this project.

Figure 2 – Integrated Passenger Simulation Framework


To model this, the analysts developed an innovative collaboration between MassMotion and Elevate, a leading software tool that is used to test elevator capacity. Passenger profiles were generated in MassMotion for each elevator bank at each floor and exported to Elevate for assessment of elevator performance against anticipated demand.

How the analysis helped create a better airport

This approach to crowd analysis helped identify and eliminate  inefficiencies in the building layout early in the construction process. The highly visual outputs from MassMotion enabled the Arup airport analyst team to demonstrate the effects of suggested design modifications at a stage in the project when they would be relatively inexpensive to implement. The major changes undertaken included adjusting the location of the elevators and providing an additional pair of escalators on each side of the terminal facility.

See Figure 3 and 4 for snapshots of the MassMotion model and related analyses.

Figure 3 – Pedestrian Density Map used to identify pinch-points in the layout


Figure 4 – Estimation of queues at Elevators Banks, Elevate


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