A review of Elevate™ by Bob Capriole was published in the June 2000 edition of Elevator World, and can be reviewed here

The analysis techniques used in Elevate™ are discussed in detail in CIBSE Guide D Transportation Systems in buildings, which is available from the www.cibse.org

Other directly related technical publications are listed below.

 

Journal Papers

 

Peters R D, Mehta P  Green Lift Control Strategies International Journal of Elevator Engineers Volume 2 (1998)

Peters R D, Mehta P, Haddon J  Lift Traffic Analysis: General Formulae for double decker lifts Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, Volume 17 No 4 (1996)

Peters R D  Ideal Lift Kinematics: Derivation of Formulae for the Equations of Motion of a Lift International Journal of Elevator Engineers, Volume 1 No 1 (1996)

Peters R D  Lift Traffic Analysis: Formulae for the general case  Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, Volume 11 No 2 (1990) (republished by Elevator World, December 1990)

Peters R D  Improvements to the Up Peak Round Trip Time Calculation (Technical Note) International Journal of Elevator Engineers, Volume 3 No 1 (2000)

 

Thesis Peters R D  Vertical Transportation Planning in Buildings   British Library reference DX199632 (1998) (Executive Summary republished by Elevator World, November 1998; Lift Report November/December 1998; and by Elevation, Summer 1998)

 

Conference Papers

Peters R D, Sung C M  Beyond the Up Peak  Elevator Technology 10, Proceedings of ELEVCON 2000 (The International Association of Elevator Engineers) (2000)

Peters R D  Simulation for control system design and traffic analysis  Elevator Technology 9, Proceedings of ELEVCON’98 (The International Association of Elevator Engineers) (1998) (republished by Elevatori, January/February 1999) 

Peters R D, Mehta P, Haddon J Lift Passenger Traffic Patterns: Applications, Current Knowledge, and Measurement   Elevator Technology 7, Proceedings of ELEVCON’96 (The International Association of Elevator Engineers) (1996) (also presented at IAEE London Lift Seminar May 1997) 

Peters R D  Mathematical Modelling of Lift Drive Motion and Energy Consumption Proceedings of CIBSE National Conference 1995 (The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers) (1995) (republished by Elevator World, July 1996) 

Peters R D Ideal Lift Kinematics: Complete Equations for Plotting Optimum Motion  Elevator Technology 6, Proceedings of ELEVCON’95 (The International Association of Elevator Engineers) (1995) (republished by Elevator World, April 1996 and by Elevatori, May/June 1996) 

Peters R D General Analysis Double Decker Lift Calculations  Elevator Technology 6, Proceedings of ELEVCON’95 (The International Association of Elevator Engineers) (1995) (republished by Elevator World, December 1996 and by Elevatori, May/June 1997) 

Peters R D  The Theory and Practice of General Analysis Lift Calculations Elevator Technology 4, Proceedings of ELEVCON’92 (The International Association of Elevator Engineers) (1992)