01 June 2006
Janne Sorsa & Marja-Liisa Siikonen, KONE
Double-deck elevators are used in tall buildings to reduce the core space occupied by elevators. In this article, a destination control system for double-deck elevators...
01 January 2006
Kim Bärlund, Ari Kattainen, Marjukka Mäkelä & Marja-Liisa Siikonen, KONE Corporation
The logic of a total evacuation mode of an elevator system includes user interfaces and system interface requirements during an emergency situation. High-level requirements for...
16 October 2005
Risto Kiviluoma, WSP WInd Engineering
Objectives of this paper are to address some reasons why and when aeroelastic wind-tunnel testing technique is worth using; propose a new construction principle of...
01 June 2005
Janne Sorsa, Henri Hakonen & Marja-Liisa Siikonen, KONE
Elevator planning is based on up-peak and calculation of handling capacity to meet the building traffic flow demand. In this article, a method to select...
01 April 2004
Johannes de Jong, KONE
A logically operating safety gear can all of a sudden function completely erratic. This article explains the behaviour of friction, the effect of friction tolerances,...
01 April 2004
Tuomas Susi, Janne Sorsa & Marja-Liisa Siikonen, KONE
Elevators should be an integral part of a building transportation system. However, the integration of several transports and their ability to handle different kinds of...