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PUBLISHED PAPERS (reverse chronological order)

The following is a list of the papers published by Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif from 1990 to date.  If you would like a copy of any of those papers, please fill in the form at the end of this page.

Escalator Braking

[31]  “Intelligent Braking Systems for Public Service Escalators”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference Building Electrical Technology Professional Network (BETNET) Conference, BETNET 2004, October 2004, Hong Kong, China.

 

Energy Consumption

[30]  “Elevator Energy Simulation Model”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Elevator Technologies, Elevcon 2004, April 2004, Istanbul, Turkey, Lutfi Al-Sharif, Al-Sharif VTC, UK, Richard Peters, Peters Research, UK, Rory Smith, ThyssenKrupp Elevator, USA.

Reprinted in:  Elevator World November 2004 with permission.

 

Energy Consumption

[29]  “Lift Energy Consumption:  General Overview (1974-2001)”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, Proceedings of the International Conference on Elevator Technologies, Elevcon 2002, April 2004, Istanbul, Turkey.

Reprinted in:  Elevator World October 2004 with permission.

 

Energy Consumption

[28]  “Lift Energy Consumption:  Modelling and Simulation”, CIBSE Lift Group Annual Conference, November 2003, Balham, London, Lutfi Al-Sharif, Al-Sharif VTC, UK, Richard Peters, Peters Research, UK, Rory Smith, ThyssenKrupp Elevator, USA.

 

Safety Gear Testing

[27]  “Lift Safety Gear Testing without Weights:  a Critique and Overview”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, Proceeding of the 12th International Conference on Elevator Technologies, Elevcon 2002, Milan, Italy, June 2002.

                Reprinted in:  Lift Report and Elevator world with permission.

 

Lift Drives

[26]  “Variable Speed Drives in Lift Systems”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, published in Lift Report, Elevator Wordl and Elevatori in 2001.

 

Electric Safety

[25]  “Introduction to Electric Shock Protection”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, Elevator Technology 10, Proceedings of the International Conference on Elevator Technology (Elevcon 2000), May 2000, Berlin, Germany.

Reprinted in:  Lift Report [in English & German], March/April 2001 with permission & Elevator World, July 2001 (page 110-115) with permission.
 

Escalator Design

[24]  “Topics in Escalator Step Design and Testing”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, presented at the Carlo Distaso Memorial Lectures, Milan, Italy, 23 November 2000.

          Reprinted in:  Elevatori [in English & Italian], January/February 2001.
 

Motors & Drives

[23]  “Variable Voltage AC Drive Systems”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, Lift Report [in English & German], November/December 1999.

 

Motors & Drives

[22]  “Lift & Escalator Motor sizing and selection with calculations and examples” [in English & German], Dr. Lutfi R. Al-Sharif, Lift Report, January/February 1999.

 

Asset Management

[21]  “Asset Management of Public Service Escalators”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, Elevator Technology 9, Proceeding of the International Conference on Elevator Technology (Elevcon ’98) Zurich, Switzerland, October 1998.

      Reprinted in:  Elevator World, June 1999 (page 96), with permission.

 

Energy Consumption

[20]  “The General Theory of Escalator Energy Consumption with Calculations and Examples”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, Lift Report [in English & German], May/June 1997.

       Reprinted in: Elevator World, May 1998 (page 74), with permission.
 

Escalator Braking

[19]  “Escalator Stopping, Braking and Passenger Falls”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, Lift Report [in English & German], November/December 1996.

 

Energy Consumption

[18]  “Escalator Passenger Numbers from Energy Consumption”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, Elevator Technology 7, Proceedings of the International Conference on Elevator Technology (Elevcon ‘96), October 1996, Barcelona, Spain.

 

Energy Consumption

[17]  “Lift & Escalator Energy Consumption”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, Proceedings of the CIBSE/ASHRAE Joint National Conference, Harrogate, UK, 29 Sept. - 1 Oct. 1996, (pages 231-239, Volume I).

 

Traffic Analysis

[16] “Escalator Handling Capacity”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, part I:  Elevatori July/August 1996; Part II:  Elevatori, September/October 1996, [in English & Italian].

                Reprinted in:  Elevator World, December 1996, with permission.
 

Motors & Drives

[15] “Deriving DC motor parameters from in-situ testing” [in English & German], Dr. L.R. Al-Sharif, Lift Report, July/August 1996

Reprinted in:  Elevator World August 1997, with permission.
 

Lift Braking

[14] “The Lift Directive and the Rope Brake”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, Elevation, Summer 1996.

Reprinted in:  Elevatori, [in English & Italian], May/June 1996 with permission.

 

Electrical Design

[13] “Electrical Safety Systems in Escalators”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, Lift Report [in English & German], May/June 1996.

 

Electrical Design

[12] “Escalator Electronic speed detection unit”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, Elevatori [in English & Italian], March/April 1996.

 

Motors and Drives

[11] “An overview of AC induction motor testing in accordance with BS4999, part 143”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, Lift Report [in English & German], March/April 1996.

 

Energy Consumption

[10] “The Use of Power Measurement to Calculate the Numbers of Passengers Travelling on an Escalator”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, Lift Report [in English & German], January/February 1996.
 

Traffic Analysis

[9] “Bunching in Lifts”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, Elevation Winter 95/96.

                Reprinted in:  Elevator World, November 1996, with permission.

 

Energy Consumption

[8] “Lift Power Consumption”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, Elevation, Autumn 1995.

                Reprinted in:  Elevator World May 1996, with permission.

 

Electrical Safety

[7] “Safety relays for interfacing escalator safety devices”, Lutfi Al-Sharif, Elevation, Summer 1995.

 

Electrical Design

[6] “Topics in Escalator Electrical Design”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, Elevator Technology 6, Proceedings of the International Conference on Elevator Technology (Elevcon ‘95), March 1995, Hong Kong.

 

Traffic Analysis

[5] “Bunching in Lift Systems”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, Elevator Technology 5, Proceedings of the International Conference on Elevator Technology (Elevcon ‘93), November 1993, Vienna, Austria.
 

Traffic Analysis

[4] “New Concepts in Lift Traffic Analysis:  The Inverse S-P (I-S-P) Method”, Dr. Lutfi R. Al-Sharif, Lift Report, Elevator Technology 4, Proceedings of the International Conference of Elevator Technology (Elevcon ’92), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 1992.

 

Remote Monitoring

[3] “Memory Requirements in the Design of Remote Lift Monitoring Outstations”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, interlift ’91, Proceedings of the International Convention for Elevator Technology, 23-24 September 1991, Munich, Germany.
 

 Reprinted in:  Lift Report [in English & German], November/December 1991.

 

Lift Control Systems

[2] “Applications of artificial intelligence in lift systems”, [in English & Italian], L. R. Al-Sharif, Elevatori, March/April 1990, page 45-49.

 

Electrical Design

[1] “Electrical Noise Control Techniques in Elevator Controllers”, Dr. Lutfi Al-Sharif, Elevator Technology 3, Proceedings of the International Conference on Elevator Technology (Elevcon ’90), Rome, Italy, March 1990.

 


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