ETA full form | What is the full form of ETA | What does ETA stand for | what is the meaning of abbreviation ETA |
You might have heard ETA many times. It is mostly used in transportation. ETA is also used frequently as an internet slang too to crop the communication in a few words.
In Transportation it mean ‘Estimated Time of Arrival’ of a physical mean such as Flight, Bus, Train etc.
ETA is also used in computer & software fields as ‘Electronic Technicians Association International’. It is a non profit association. Don’t worry I will explain everything in detail.
First understand what is ETA in physical Transportation Mean.
What is the full form of ETA in transportation?
ETA is the initialism (short form) of ‘Estimated time of arrival’.
ETA – Estimated time of arrival
It is used to indicate approximate time of arrival of a transport at a specific destination. It may be ship, vehicle, aircraft, emergency service or person.
for example, an ambulance runs at 100 km/h. The destination between the departure destination and the arrival is 200 Km.
In this case ETA is distance/speed – 200/100 = 2 hour.
As it is obvious from the above illustration the short form ETA is most commonly used in public transportation to inform passengers about the approx time of arrival of transport.
Now a days, due to digital evolution, ETA is updated in real time on the basis of whether and traffic intensity.
Have you heard about ETD? Yes, it is also used as, complement with ETA too. It means ‘estimated time of departure’ to indicate the expected start time of a particular journey.
All this information is transferred to the passenger information system as part of the core functionality of intelligent transportation systems.
ETA applications areas
- It is used in air traffic control to schedule passenger onboarding, managing airport space on first come first served order.
- It is also used in airport gate to optimize gate utilization.
- Frequently used in elevator control, to inform waiting time.
ETA is also used where nothing physically move.
Other application of ETA
It is used to show the estimated time of completion of certain tasks by an individual, organization, or by a computer program.
Here it is pronounced a little different. Here ETA mean ‘Estimated time of accomplishment’.
Q. 1 What is ETA in software?
Engineering Technology Associates is an organisation
Q.2 What is ETA in project management?
Estimated time of allocation
Q.3 What is the meaning of ETA and ETD?
Estimated time of Arrival, Estimated time of Departure
Q.4 What does ETA mean in social media?
ETA is frequently used on snap chat, Whatsapp, Facebook, Instagram Twitter, and other social media platform as the ‘Estimated time of arrival’
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