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The Vertical Transportation Handbook

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Author: Strakosch, George R.

Brand: Wiley

Edition: 4

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Binding: Hardcover

Number Of Pages: 624

Release Date: 26-10-2010

Details: Product Description This new edition of a one-of-a-kind handbook provides an essential updating to keep the book current with technology and practice.  New coverage of topics such as machine-room-less systems and current operation and control procedures, ensures that this revision maintains its standing as the premier general reference on vertical transportation.  A team of new contributors has been assembled to shepherd the book into this new edition and provide the expertise to keep it up to date in future editions.  A new copublishing partnership with Elevator World Magazine ensures that the quality of the revision is kept at the highest level, enabled by Elevator World's Editor, Bob Caporale, joining George Strakosch as co-editor. From the Inside Flap The bible of elevator and escalator system design for more than four decades—now completely revised and updated Over the past forty years, profound changes in technology, building codes, and the demands of the marketplace have transformed the vertical transportation industry. The Vertical Transportation Handbook, Fourth Edition incorporates all of these changes and innovations as it surveys the entire range of vertical transportation (VT) mechanisms—from elevators and wheelchair platforms to escalators and moving walks. Emphasizing modernization of existing systems, The Vertical Transportation Handbook, Fourth Edition enables the layperson to understand how specific elevators and escalators are applied, installed, operated, regulated, specified, and maintained. New coverage of topics such as machine room–less systems and current operation and control procedures ensures that this revision maintains its standing as the premier general reference on VT.? Other outstanding features of this new edition include: A complete overview of all aspects of vertical transportation, including unconventional applications and the latest trends A nontechnical introduction to elevatoring principles Expanded coverage of international practices and procedures Samples of actual maintenance contracts Current safety requirements for escalators and elevators during fires, earthquakes, and other emergencies The most comprehensive publication of its kind, The Vertical Transportation Handbook, Fourth Edition is an indispensable tool for architects, contractors, and real estate professionals who must assess the best and most efficient mechanisms for moving people and freight in buildings of any type. From the Back Cover The bible of elevator and escalator system design for more than four decades―now completely revised and updated Over the past forty years, profound changes in technology, building codes, and the demands of the marketplace have transformed the vertical transportation industry. The Vertical Transportation Handbook, Fourth Edition incorporates all of these changes and innovations as it surveys the entire range of vertical transportation (VT) mechanisms―from elevators and wheelchair platforms to escalators and moving walks. Emphasizing modernization of existing systems, The Vertical Transportation Handbook, Fourth Edition enables the layperson to understand how specific elevators and escalators are applied, installed, operated, regulated, specified, and maintained. New coverage of topics such as machine room–less systems and current operation and control procedures ensures that this revision maintains its standing as the premier general reference on VT.? Other outstanding features of this new edition include: A complete overview of all aspects of vertical transportation, including unconventional applications and the latest trends A nontechnical introduction to elevatoring principles Expanded coverage of international practices and procedures Samples of actual maintenance contracts Current safety requirements for escalators and elevators during fires, earthquakes, and other emergencies The most comprehensive publication of its kind, The Vertical Transportation

Package Dimensions: 9.4 x 7.6 x 1.4 inches

Languages: English