9. Escalators and Moving Walks

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

Published Online: 12 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470949818.ch9

The Vertical Transportation Handbook, Fourth Edition

The Vertical Transportation Handbook, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Strakosch, G. R. and Caporale, R. S. (eds) (2010) Escalators and Moving Walks, in The Vertical Transportation Handbook, Fourth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470949818.ch9

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:

  • escalators and moving walks - escalator and moving walkway arrangements;
  • escalator layout, distance between working points - based on floor-to-floor height;
  • escalators and walks, serving people of all ages and abilities - inherently safe

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Escalators Versus Moving Walks

  • Effective Application

  • Traffic-Handling Ability

  • Arrangement and Location

  • Space Requirements

  • Features of Escalators and Moving Walks

  • Escalators Versus Elevators

  • Calculating Escalator or Moving Walk Requirements

  • Application of Escalators and Moving Walks