printlogo
http://www.ethz.ch/index_EN
Willkommen auf der Homepage des ICVR
 
print
  
Deutsch English

Idea

Description of FASt (Flexibles Aufzugs System)

hochhaus
langschacht
Since the land price in downtown of major cities still is escalating, the trend of building skyscrapers will hold on, even if there recently appeared some disadvantages caused by terrorist attacks. The higher a building, the more people have to be transported and so the demands on the traffic performance increase. This normally leads to a higher need of space of the elevator system, that can be up to 30% of the total volume [1]. The cause can be found in the longer distance for a cabin to go, so that it takes more cabins and additional shafts to handle the volume of traffic. If the elevator system occupies more space, there is less floor space left that can be let. The owners of such buildings are therefore highly interested in saving space.

To improve the traffic efficiency of an elevator system, the proportion of maximum traffic capacity to the need of space must be reduced. The following measures should lead to this goal:

vielkabin
1. More than one cabin is able to move in the same shaft
wechsel
2. The cabins are able to change to shaft.
kleinkabin
3. Smaller cabins can be used due to taxi rides.
 

Wichtiger Hinweis:
Diese Website wird in älteren Versionen von Netscape ohne graphische Elemente dargestellt. Die Funktionalität der Website ist aber trotzdem gewährleistet. Wenn Sie diese Website regelmässig benutzen, empfehlen wir Ihnen, auf Ihrem Computer einen aktuellen Browser zu installieren. Weitere Informationen finden Sie auf
folgender Seite.

Important Note:
The content in this site is accessible to any browser or Internet device, however, some graphics will display correctly only in the newer versions of Netscape. To get the most out of our site we suggest you upgrade to a newer browser.
More information

© 2019 ETH Zurich | Imprint | 17 July 2008
top