1. The Essentials of Elevatoring

  1. George R. Strakosch and
  2. Robert S. Caporale

Published Online: 12 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470949818.ch1

The Vertical Transportation Handbook, Fourth Edition

The Vertical Transportation Handbook, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Strakosch, G. R. and Caporale, R. S. (eds) (2010) The Essentials of Elevatoring, in The Vertical Transportation Handbook, Fourth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470949818.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Elevator World Magazine, 354 Morgan Avenue, P.O. Box 6507, Mobile, AL 36606, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 OCT 2010
  2. Published Print: 6 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470404133

Online ISBN: 9780470949818

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Keywords:

  • elevatoring essentials - vertical transportation of people and materials in buildings, and all operating conditions;
  • elevatoring, technique of applying elevator technology - traffic demands in multiple- and single-purpose multifloor buildings;
  • third major type of elevator - modern version of hydraulic elevators

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Early Beginnings

  • Elevator Safety Devices

  • Hydraulic Elevators

  • Elevatoring

  • Traction Elevators

  • Gearless Traction Elevators

  • Geared Traction Machines

  • Hydraulic Elevators

  • Escalators and Moving Walks

  • Dumbwaiters and Materials-Handling Systems

  • Handicapped Lifts

  • Study of Elevatoring

  • Modernization