The 9th Symposium of Lift and Escalator Technologies, September 2018 was organised 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 Retrofit Solution for Remote Lift Monitoring  Ben  Langham1, Vergil Yotov2 1London  Underground, London  2Amey Strategic Consulting, London VIDEO
  • A  Systematic  Methodology  for  Analysing  Zoning  Options  for  a  Building  Using  Dynamic  Programming  Mirko Ruokokoski1, Janne Sorsa2 and Marja-Liisa Siikonen1 1KONE  Corporation, Finland  2KONE  Industrial,  Finland  VIDEO
  • Boosting Traffic Handling Capacity in the A♦DAM Tower  Jochem Wit  Deerns, Netherlands  VIDEO
  • Determining the Number of Simulations Required for Statistically Valid Results  Maria  Abbi, Richard Peters  Peters Research Ltd, UK  VIDEO
  • Escalator Weightless Weight Testing: A Case Study from a UK Metro Lutfi  Al-Sharif  Mechatronics Engineering Department, The University of Jordan, Jordan, Peters Research Ltd, UK, The University of Northampton, UK VIDEO
  • Expert Systems for Lift Traffic Design  Richard Peters, Sam Dean  Peters Research Ltd, UK  VIDEO
  • Goods Lifts. Who Needs Them?  Len Halsey Canary Wharf Contractors Ltd, UK  VIDEO
  • How Many Breakdowns Are Acceptable?  David A. Cooper  LECS (UK) Ltd, UK,  University of Northampton, UK  VIDEO
  • Investigations on Safety Measures for Lifts and Escalators; Outcomes from the Researches Funded by the Building Standard Development Promotion Program, Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MLIT)  Satoshi Fujita1 and Motoo Shimoaki2 1Tokyo Denki University, Japan 2Japan Elevator Association, Japan
  • Lift Engineering Design Challenges from the Postgraduate Programme Perspective  Nick Mellor, Stefan Kaczmarczyk and Rory Smith  The University of Northampton, UK  VIDEO
  • Lift Traffic Analysis for a Proposed Inner-City Development: A Comparison of the Lift Control Algorithms Considered  Barry K Vanderhoven  Abbacas Consulting Ltd, UK  VIDEO
  • Lifting Elevators into the Cloud – Permanent Detection of Wear Using Intelligent Sensors  Tim Ebeling   Henning GmbH & Co. KG, Germany  VIDEO
  • New Ways to Approach EMC in Lift Industry. Case of ITER Project  José Carlos Feria Moreno  MACPUAR S.A. (MP Lifts), Spain  VIDEO
  • Report on Seismic Damages of Lifts and Escalators by Large Earthquakes in Japan  Satoshi Fujita1, Motoo Shimoaki2 and Keisuke Minagawa3   1Tokyo Denki University, Japan  2Japan Elevator Association, Japan  3Saitama Institute of Technology, Japan  VIDEO
  • Robots, Non-human Passengers  Rory Smith  The University of Northampton, UK  VIDEO
  • Study on Compressive Deformation of Escalator Truss During Earthquakes Considering Large Deformation  Ryoto Matsuzaki, Satoshi Fujita, Asami Ishii  Graduate School of Tokyo Denki Univeristy,  Japan VIDEO
  • Study on Seismic Response of Escalator in Consideration of Interaction with Building During Large Earthquakes  Kimiaki Kono, Satoshi Fujita and Asami Ishii  Graduate School of Tokyo Denki University, Japan VIDEO
  • Study on the  Proper Performance of Lift Buffers in Revised JIS A 4306 Using Non-linear Damping Characteristic  Osamu Furuya, Ryoto Matsuzaki and Satoshi Fujita Tokyo Denki University, Japan VIDEO
  • The Effectiveness of Remote Lift Monitoring with Regards to Lift Reliability  Charles Salter ACE Lifts Ltd, UK  VIDEO
  • The Evolution of Lift Traffic Design from Human to Expert System  Gina Barney1 and Richard Peters2  1Gina Barney Associates, UK  2Peters Research Ltd, UK VIDEO
  • The Optimization of a Learning and Training Portfolio at a Multi-national Lift Manufacturer  Thomas Ehrl1, Stefan Kaczmarczyk2, Jonathan Adams2, Benedikt Meier1 1thyssenkrupp Elevator, Germany  2University of Northampton, UK  1thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG, Germany
  • The Space Elevator Concept and Dynamics  Bryan E. Laubscher  Odysseus Technologies, Inc., USA VIDEO
  • Traffic Analysis for a Multi Car Lift System Used as Local Group  Stefan Gerstenmeyer  thyssenkrupp Elevator Innovation, Germany, The University of Northampton, UK VIDEO
  • Transient Dynamic Computation for Mega-High Rise Lifts  Gabriela Roivainen, Jaakko Kalliomaki, Mirko Ruokokoski, Jarkko Saloranta and Vishnu Sreenath  KONE Corporation, Finland VIDEO
  • Using the Monte Carlo Simulation to Evaluate the Round-Trip Time Under Destination Group Control  Lutfi Al-Sharif1, Richard Peters 1The University of  Jordan,  Jordan  2Peters  Research  Ltd, UK VIDEO