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Elevator & Escalator Micropedia, 6th Edition

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Author: John Inglis, D.A. Cooper & G.C. Barney
Format: SOFT (Softcover)
Publication Date: 43221


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The Elevator & Escalator Micropedia is a compendium of useful data providing a handy first "port of call" for information.

  It comprises of four main parts:

  • a glossary of over 2150 terms and cross references used in the vertical transportation industry.  These include approximately 1,250 electric traction, 250 hydraulic, 500 escalator plus a number of general entries.
  • drawings of lift components (with labels)
  • tables & formulae
  • mcicroGuideD - a concise source of information and guidance to CIBSE Guide D: 2020.

The book has been complied by industry experts from authoritative sources across the world.  It will be of practical use to designers, field service personnel, installers and engineer surveyors.  Also, building owners, facilities managers, lift operators, teachers, researchers, students, etc. will find it a helpful reference book.

This edition has been extensively revised to cover the advent of EN 81-20/50 and the emergence of the ISO 8100 family of standards.

Softcover | 1 lb.

Author Bio

John Inglis has been in the lift industry for seventy five years. He has been involved in electrical and mechanical design, manufacturing and construction and has been granted patents for several mechanical and hydraulic components. John started working on water hydraulics in 1945 and oil hydraulics in 1954. For over forty years he has been a member of the Australian Standards Lift committee and represents Australia on the ISO/TC178 Committee.

Dr. Gina C. Barney has been in the UK lift industry for 50 years. Currently she is Honorary English Editor of Elevatori, a member of many British Standards Institution's MHE/4 Lift committees and the Technical Editor of CIBSE Guide D. In addition to writing for the industry magazines, Dr. Barney has published over 120 papers and authored, co-authored or edited over 20 books. As Principal of Gina Barney Associates she provides independent advice and opinion on many aspects of vertical transportation, including standards, expert witness, training and publications. She is a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Engineers.

David Cooper, BSc(Hons), MSc, MPhil, CEng, FRSA, FIET, FCIBSE has over 30 years of experience in the lift and escalator industry. He is the Managing Director of LECS (U.K.) Ltd. He holds several degrees with an emphasis on accident investigations and is the editor of ELEVATOR WORLD UK.

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