Vertical Transportation Technology Review, Volume 1
Author: ELEVATOR WORLD
Format: SOFT (Softcover)
Volume 2 of the series is also available. Purchase the set and save $19! Click here for more details. This review contains 10 dissertations from the U.K.'s University College Northampton's Masters in Lift Engineering program. Contents:
- The Effect of Building Sway on Lift Ropes and Cables
- Lift Car Ventilation and Passenger Wellbeing
- Accidents in Search of Proximate Cause: An Inquiry of Contributory Factors in Escalator Accidents in the USA 1920 - 2001
- Can Elevator Monitoring Improve Maintenance Procedures
- Elevator Power Consumption: A Model for Office Buildings
- Lifts for Differently Abled People
- What is the Pay Back Period When Modernising a Lift System to a Variable Frequency Drive?
- The Influence of Variations in Friction on Safety Gear Performance
- An Evaluation of Firefighting and Evacuation Lifts: Exploring the Concept of Using Lifts to Escape Building Fire
- The Contribution of Safety Rules and Method Statements to the Management of Risk
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