Vertical Transportation Technology Review, Volume 1

Author: ELEVATOR WORLD
Format: SOFT (Softcover)
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Description

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
  Softcover | 376 Pages | 4 lbs.

Author Bio

Elevator World, Inc. is the largest publisher in the world devoted to the elevator industry: publishing a monthly journal; compiling the Elevator World SOURCE, the most inclusive directory in the industry; publishing numerous books used for industry education; maintaining ELENET, a biweekly email newsletter; and developing the Elevator World online network, a group of specialized websites with more than 70,000 users a month. Elevator World is the publisher and distributor of the print-based materials for the four-year Certified Elevator Technician (CET) Education Program. The company is 62 years old and has played a key role in the transfer of knowledge in the vertical-transportation industry.

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