Six people per square metre

In the classroom exercises we illustrate the density v flow relationship using a loop of string. The loop has an area of 1 square metre.

Although this is illustrative it does highlight the high density crowd movements are slower and more awkward. The flow rates drops as shown in the graph below.

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2 people per square metre

3 people per square metre

4 people per square metre

5 people per square metre

5 people per square metre (marching in time)

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