General Arrangement of a Traction Lift: the Cabin; the frame; the ropes, the guide rails; the drive system; the motor; the gearbox; the mechanical brake; the sheave; the ropes; the buffers.
General Arrangement of Hydraulic lifts.
Notes on machine room-less lifts.
Preferred Speed and Capacities and Space Considerations
Preferred speeds and capacities of lifts; preferred dimensions; notes on speed selection; speed selection for passenger lifts.
Space considerations: Shaft space; pit and overhead; machine room layout; critical dimensions; door openings; ISO 4190; occupied spaces under lift pits.
The Planning Process of Lift Systems
Steps in the Planning of lift systems: Overview of the traffic design; assessing design; building usage; arrangements of lifts in groups;
Fire Fighting Lifts
Fire fighting lifts and evacuation considerations: How the fire fighting lifts fit within the overall fire fighting strategy for the building; fire fighting lifts; construction and operation; refuge spaces; fire fighting shafts.
Notes on goods lifts: The need for goods lifts; preferred sizes and dimensions; rules of thumb on use in buildings and shopping centres.