Vertical Circulation

  • Frederick S. Merritt
  • James Ambrose

Abstract

Vertical circulation comprises major subsystems that provide a means in multistory buildings for movement of people and goods between floors. The subsystems have substantially the same objectives but achieve them in different ways.

Keywords

Transportation Smoke Perforation Stein Nism 

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References

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  1. B. Stein et al.. Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings, 7th ed., Wiley, New York, 1986.Google Scholar
  2. C. Ramsey and H. Sleeper, Architectural Graphic Standards, 8th ed., Wiley, New York, 1988.Google Scholar
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References

  1. B. Stein et al., Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings, 7th ed., Wiley, New York, 1986.Google Scholar
  2. C. Ramsey and H. Sleeper, Architectural Graphic Standards, 8th ed., Wiley, New York, 1988.Google Scholar
  3. American National Standard Safety Code for Elevators, Dumbwaiters, Escalators, and Moving Walks, ANSI 17.1, published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Van Nostrand Reinhold 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frederick S. Merritt
    • 1
  • James Ambrose
    • 2
  1. 1.West Palm BeachUSA
  2. 2.University of Southern CaliforniaUSA

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