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The 6th Symposium of Lift and Escalator Technologies, September 2016 was organised jointly by the Lift Engineering Section of Northampton University, the CIBSE Lifts Group and LEIA.

The proceedings are available to download here.

The document includes the following papers:

  • A Study into the Influence of the Car Geometry on the Aerodynamic Transient Effects Arising in a High Rise Lift Installation Hayder Al-Jelawy1, Stefan Kaczmarczyk1, Seyed Mirhadizadeh1, Dhirgham AlKhafaji 1School of Science and Technology, The University of Northampton, UK,  2College of Engineering, The University of Babylon, Iraq.  Video
  • Towards a Systematic Methodology for the Design of Elevator Traffic Systems in High Rise Office Buildings Lutfi Al-Sharif1, Ghazi Al Sukkar2, Asma' Hakouz2, Nama' A. Al Shamayleh11Mechatronics Engineering Department, The University of Jordan, Amman 2Electrical Engineering Department, The University of Jordan, Amman.  Video
  • Lifts in Health: Health Technical Memorandum 08-02 Revisted Gina Barney1 1Gina Barney Associates, Sedbergh, UK.  Video
  • Integration of Lift Systems into the Internet of Things and the Need for an Open Standard Information Model Jonathan Beebe, Jonathan Beebe Ltd, UK.  Video
  • Your Lift Journey - How Long Will You Wait? Caroline Bird1, Richard Peters1, Elizabeth Evans1, Stefan Gerstenmeyer21Peters Research Ltd, UK 2thyssenkrupp Elevator Innovation, Germany.  Video
  • Evaluating a Holistic Energy Benchmarking Parameter of Lift Systems by using Computer Simulation Ricky Chan1, Albert So2, Stefan Kaczmarczyk3123School of Science and Technology, The University of Northampton, UK.  Video
  • The Report of Thorough Examination as a Management Tool for Maintenance Dominic Dawson, Zurich Engineering, Birmingham, UK.  Video
  • Multicar Dispatching Stefan Gerstenmeyer1,3, Richard Peters2,31thyssenkrupp Elevator Innovation, Germany, 2Peters Research Ltd, UK, 3School of Science and Technology, The University of Northampton, UK.  Video
  • The 1935 Code of Practice for the Installation of Lifts and Escalators Lee E. Gray, College of Arts and Architecture, University of North Carolina, USA.  Video
  • London Underground Escalator Passenger Safety Strategy Improving Passenger Safety on Escalators, Phil Harley, Kevin Seaborne, Canary Wharf, London UK, Victoria Street, London UK.  Video
  • Pilot for Standing on Both Sides of Escalators Celia Harrison1, Neera Kukadia2, Paul Stoneman3, Grant Dyer41234 55 Broadway, London, UK.  Video
  • An Overview of India, Travelling Tall Anandi Khandekar, TAK Consulting Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai, India.  Video
  • How Current Technology Trends are Empowering Us All to Drive Innovation Ben Langham, London Underground AP JNP Escalator Services, London, UK.  Video
  • Changed Requirements in the International Lift Market Ask for New Pulley Types with Better Tension Equalizaton Features Jawk Meijer1, Lothar Sieber212Schwartz GmbH Technical Plastics, Germany.  Video
  • Modelling of a Rope-Free Passenger Transportation System for Active Cabin Vibration Damping Jonas Missler1, Thomas Ehrl2, Benedikt Meier2, Stefan Kaczmarczyk3, Oliver Sawodny11Institute for System Dynamics, University Stuttgart, Germany, 2thyssenkrupp Elevator Innovation, Germany, 3School of Science and Technology, University of Northampton, UK.  Video
  • Dynamic Lift Control for Imporvements in Energy Efficiency Vicente Pacheco, IMEM LIFTS, Santander, Spain.  Video
  • Fire Lifts, Escalators & Moving Walks Management System (FEMS) in an Airport Giovanni Pappalardo, ANACAM LIFT ASSOCIATION, Rome, Italy.  Video
  • Global Dispatcher Interface Richard Peters, Peters Research Ltd, UK, School of Science and Technology, The University of Northampton, UK.  Video
  • Map-Based Active Compensation of Lateral Vibrations in Elevators Raul Monge1, Javier Saumell2, Jose Manuel Rodriguez3123Instituto Tecnologico de Aragon, Zaragoza, Spain.  Video
  • The Role of Economic Factors in Traffic Planning and Selection of Lift Equipment Rory S. Smith, University of Northampton, UK.  Video
  • Exploring the Concept of Using Lifts to Assist the Evacuation of Very Tall Buildings Peter Sumner, WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff, Birmingham, UK.  Video
  • Understanding the Requirements of the New EN-81 Standards with Respect to Speed Monitoring, Speed Reducing and Prevention or Stop Devices Sam Tanno, Great Missenden, UK
  • Installing and Calibrating Loop Amplifiers to EN81-70 so that Test Certificates can be Produced for Audio Frequencey Induction Loop Systems (AFILS) in Accordance with BS EN 60118-4 John Trett C.E. Electronics Ltd, Marlow, UK. Video