Vol 1, No 1 (2017)

Special Issue

This Special issue includes four selected extended peer-reviewed papers originally presented at the 5th Symposium on Lift and Escalator Technologies, held in Northampton, UK, from 23 to 24 September 2015. The Symposium  series brings together experts from various fields who work in the area of vertical transportation technologies. The papers are listed alphabetically by the first author details and involve topics covering lift ride quality, vibroacoustic performance of lift machines, traffic concepts and their application in analysis of ropless lift installtions, as well as a historical analysis of lift catalogs. The Editors would like to thank the authors for their contributions.

Table of Contents


Development of Tools to Calculate the Vibroacoustic Performance of Electrical Machines in Lift Installations PDF
Xabier Arrasate, Alex McCloskey, Xabier Hernández, Ander Telleria
Key Dynamic Parameters that Influence Ride Quality of Passenger Transportation Systems PDF
Thomas Ehrl, Rory Smith, Stefan Kaczmarczyk
Circulating multi car lift system – traffic concept and analysis PDF
Stefan Gerstenmeyer, Richard Peters
Selling Lifts in the Late 19th and Early 20th Century PDF
Lee E. Gray