Tall buildings provide space for living and working. Elevators enable people to use this space. Consequently, building and elevator planning should complement each other. Layered Zoning of buildings and multi-deck elevators enable efficient buildings and optimal elevator performance.
Download lists below consist of four sections:
Section 1: Book 2021, Chapters A to G, new Chapter H and 2 sets of revised EXCEL workbooks.
Section 2: Book 2010, the first 17 chapters of this book project.
Section 3: Articles published in ELEVATOR WORLD and other papers by the author.
Section 4: Papers by other authors.
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Section 1: Book, 2021 Edition
Chapter A: The dilemma of the elevator industry
Chapter B: Group Configuration and Evaluation
Chapter C: Layered Zoning
Chapter D: The maximum speed of elevators
Chapter E: The new World Trade Center towers, New York: The consequences of bad planning
Chapter F: Exact group planning with traffic simulation
Chapter G: World Trade Center, Tower 4, New York: An example of an elevator planning disaster
Chapter H: Planning tall buildings and groups of elevators
WTC4-SIM9-LR & HR
Section 2: Book, 2010 Edition
Chapter 1: Planning groups of elevators for tall buildings
Chapter 2: Population and traffic density patterns
Chapter 3: Elevator “muscle power”
Chapter 4: Elevator "brain power"
Chapter 5: Traditional elevator planning
Chapter 6: Average Waiting Time (AWT), the misleading parameter
Chapter 7: Why "intelligent destination groups" perform better
Chapter 8: Planning "intelligent destination elevators"
Chapter 9: Artificial experience system
Chapter 10: Traffic simulation (new version May 2013)
Chapter 11: Communication with passengers
Chapter 12: Express elevators to Sky lobbies
Chapter 13: Transparent performance calculations
Chapter 14: Patterns for "selected floors"
Chapter 15: "Selected floors" module
Chapter 16: Module for heavy simultaneous UP and DOWN traffic
Chapter 17: Module for moderate traffic conditions
Section 3: Articles published in ELEVATOR WORLD and two papers, which were not published earlier.
The Maximum Speed of Elevators: EW Mai 2016
Layered Zoning for Tall and Slender Buildings: EW June 2014
Comments on articles Articulated Funiculator: EW February 2014
Planning groups of elevators for optimal performance and efficiency: EW January 2014
Pressurizing the cars of high speed express elevators: EW November 2013
Elevator Planning For Tall Residential Buildings: EW May 2012
Intelligent building management systems: EW March 2012
The planning and performance of groups of elevator: EW October 2011
The small elevators of the Excelsior hotel, Hong Kong
Evaluation of the ThyssenKrupp (TKE) MULTI System