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Educational Focus (Digital)

Author: Elevator World, Inc.
Format: Digital
Publication Date: 2003


9653 in stock


This first edition of the educational focus series is a compilation of ELEVATOR WORLD articles that ran for 19 months from March 2002 to October 2003 and covered every aspect of elevator industry equipment. The articles contained in this book have been developed by some of the elevator industry's most highly respected field technicians and leading technical educators. The authors have presented detailed explanations of how to install, maintain, inspect and troubleshoot equipment.

Also included are articles on testing equipment and elevator monitoring and management systems. Step-by-step instructions and procedures are provided, along with explanations of how the equipment is designed to operate and how to be sure that it continues to perform as it was intended and in a safe and efficient manner. Directed toward the needs of service technicians and construction adjusters who install, adjust and maintain elevator and escalator systems.

Chapters included:

  • Elevator Controllers
  • Elevator Door Operators
  • Hydraulic Elevators
  • Dispatching Systems
  • Elevator Drive Systems
  • Elevator Door Protection Systems
  • Elevator Guide Rails
  • Elevator Safeties and Governors
  • Elevator Car Enclosures
  • Elevator Hoisting Machines
  • Escalators
  • Elevator Communication
  • Machine-Room-Less Elevators
  • Elevator Suspension Systems
  • Testing Equipment
  • Elevator Entrances
  • Remote Monitoring
  • Freight Elevator Doors
  • Elevator Management Systems

PLEASE NOTE: all sales on Digital products are final and no refunds will be issued.

This book is also available in print.

Digital | 200 Pages

Author Bio

Elevator World, Inc. is the largest publisher in the world devoted to the elevator industry: publishing a monthly journal; compiling the Elevator World SOURCE, the most inclusive directory in the industry; publishing numerous books used for industry education; maintaining ELENET, a biweekly email newsletter; and developing the Elevator World online network, a group of specialized websites with more than 70,000 users a month. Elevator World is the publisher and distributor of the print-based materials for the four-year Certified Elevator Technician (CET) Education Program. The company is 62 years old and has played a key role in the transfer of knowledge in the vertical-transportation industry.

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