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Automated people mover standards; pt.2.


Automated people mover standards; pt.2.

Ed. by American Society of Civil Engineers.

Am. Society of Civil Engineers


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Part 2 of a series on automated people mover (APM) standards, this manual from the editorial staff of the American Society of Civil Engineers is designed for transportation and safety engineers and contractors and covers all design requirements for the vehicles as well as propulsion and braking characteristics. Using both the International System of Units and customary units, this reference supplies standards for capacity and load, dynamic envelopes, structural design, coupling, suspension and guidance, passenger comfort, doors and access, windows, lighting, fire protection and electrical systems. Standards for braking and propulsion include component design, installation, protection, controls and testing procedures.

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Date:Sep 1, 2009
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