Linear motor for multi–car elevators: design and position measurement

Gürbüz, Çağrı and Kazan, Ender and Onat, Ahmet and Markon, Sandor (2011) Linear motor for multi–car elevators: design and position measurement. Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, 19 (6). pp. 827-838. ISSN 1300-0632

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Multi-car elevator is an emerging technology consisting of two or more elevator cars moving independently in an elevator hoistway, which has become more appealing as building heights increase. In this paper, the design and drive methodologies for a linear motor driven multi-car elevator system with independently moving cars is introduced together with experimental results. Additionally, a safety method developed for the linear motor elevator and the conditions necessary for its proper operation are discussed. The new results introduced in this paper are in the areas of the design method of the linear motor for multi-car elevator system, and the preliminary results for the position measurement system.
Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Linear motors; elevators; safety methods; design optimization; position measurement
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800-8360 Electronics
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences > Academic programs > Mechatronics
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Depositing User: Ahmet Onat
Date Deposited: 03 Jan 2012 10:57
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2019 14:57

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