Transportation systems in buildings are part of everyday life: whether ferrying people twenty storeys up to the office or moving luggage at the airport, 21st-century society relies on them. This book presents the latest in analysis and control of transportation systems in buildings focusing primarily on elevator groups. The theory and design of passenger and cargo transport systems are covered, with operational examples and topics of special interest.
Sandor Markon has 25 years experience as a designer, researcher and manager dealing with control systems with major elevator manufacturers. He is also active in publishing papers and abstracts in related fields. He has been involved in the installation of four generations of elevator systems in buildings world-wide. The current volume would gathers that knowledge together with that of other researchers currently scattered in short articles, patent disclosures, etc., into one place.