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The 7th Symposium of Lift and Escalator Technologies, September 2017 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:

  • The Passenger Transfer Efficiency Coefficient (PTEC) for Double Deck Elevators under Incoming Traffic Conditions Lutfi Al-Sharif, Enas AlOsta, Noor Abualhomos, Yazan Suhweil
    The University of Jordan, Jordan  VIDEO
  • My Story of Lift Traffic Analysis, Design and Control 1960 – 2020 Gina Barney, Gina Barney Associates, UK  VIDEO
  • Transporting Dangerous Substances in Lifts Michael Bottomley, MovvéO  VIDEO
  • A History of the Lift Safety Gear David A. Cooper  VIDEO
  • Improvement of the Learning Environment at an International Multicultural Company through the Assessment of Relevant Methodology and Technology Goals Thomas Ehrl1, Jonathan Adams2, Stefan Kaczmarczyk2,  Benedikt Meier1, 1thyssenkrupp Elevator, Germany, 2The University of Northampton, UK  VIDEO
  • A Fundamental Study Concerning the Correct Performance of Elevator Buffers Osamu Fueuya, Naoki Fujiwara and Satoshi Fujita, Tokyo Denki University, Japan  VIDEO
  • Departure Delays in Lift Systems Stefan Gerstenmeyer1,2, Richard Peters2,3, Rory Smith2,41thyssenkrupp Elevator Innovation GmbH, 2The University of Northampton, 3Peters Research Ltd., 4thyssenkrupp Elevator North America  VIDEO
  • MMLS: The Future of Vertical Transportation for Tall Buildings Adrian Godwin, Movvéo  VIDEO
  • Analysis of New Lift Typology with Visual Stimulation of Passengers Aleksey A. Gorilovsky, Dmitry A. Gorilovsky, LiftEye Ltd, UK  VIDEO
  • Lift Traffic Analysis 1890-1960 Lee E. Gray, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA  VIDEO
  • Lift Modernisation Challenges Roger Howkins, Arup, UK  VIDEO
  • A Study on Seismic Response Analysis in Consideration of Non-linear Restoring Force Characteristics of Escalator Truss Structure Asami Ishii and Satoshi Fujita, Tokyo Denki University, Japan  VIDEO
  • Lift Guide Rail – Counterweight/Car - Suspension Systems under Seismic Excitations: the Dynamic Behaviour and Protection Measures Stefan Kaczmarczyk, The University of Northampton, UK  VIDEO
  • EN 81:20/50 as a Key Driver for Technological Innovation in the Next Generation of Lifts Dennis Major  VIDEO
  • Health Monitoring System for Wire Rope Using Image Processing Keisuke Minagawa1, Satoshi Fujita21Saitama Institute of Technology, Japan, 2Tokyo Denki University, Japan  VIDEO
  • Control of Actuators for Cabin Vibration Damping of a Rope-Free Passenger Transportation System Jonas Missler1, Thomas Ehrl2, Benedikt Meier2, Stefan Kaczmarczyk3, Oliver Sawodny11University Stuttgart, Germany, 2thyssenkrupp Elevator Innovation GmbH, 3The University of Northampton, UK  VIDEO
  • Why PESSRAL Is Not PESS Tijmen Molema, Liftinstituut, The Netherlands  VIDEO
  • Some Thoughts on Rope Life Julia Munday  VIDEO
  • Creating Passengers in Batches for Simulation Richard Peters, Sam Dean, Peters Research Ltd, UK  VIDEO
  • Energy Saving through the Application of Variable Speed Technology Stephane Reau, Darren Vandermeulen, Jeremy Landraud, Martine Duchampt, Sodimas  VIDEO
  • In-Car Noise Computation for a High-Rise Lift Gabriela Roivainen1, Jaakko Kalliomaki1, Antti Lehtinen2, Jukka Tanttari31KONE Corporation, Finland, 2FS Dynamics, Finland, 3VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd, Finland  VIDEO
  • Lift Planning and Selection Graphs Mirko Ruokokoski and Marja-Liisa Siikonen, KONE Corporation, Finland  VIDEO
  • Our Accessible World & The New Part 70 Adam J Scott, Sweco UK Limited, UK  VIDEO
  • An Analysis of Airflow Effects in Lift Systems Nishant Singh1, S. Kaczmarczyk1, Thomas Ehrl21The University of Northampton, UK, 2thyssenkrupp Elevator Innovation GmbH  VIDEO
  • Understanding EN 81-77: 2013 & prEN 81-77: 2017 Lifts Subject to Seismic Conditions Rory S. Smith, The University of Northampton, UK  VIDEO
  • Exotic Flowers Blooming in the Dark, Women in the Lift Industry in Europe Undine Stricker-Berghoff, ProEconomy, Germany  VIDEO
  • Fundamental Study on Rope Damage Reduction Using Intermediate Transfer Floor of High Rise Buildings Hiroya Tanaka1, Asami Ishii1, Satoshi Fujita1, Kazuhiro Tanaka2, Yoichi Ogawa21Tokyo Denki University, Japan, 2Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corporation, Japan  VIDEO
  • Lift Energy Efficiency Standards and Motor Efficiency Benjamin Watson, Otis Elevator Co, USA  VIDEO
  • Workshop  VIDEO