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Course on Vertical Transportation Systems -Course 1: Design and Installation of VTS -Course 2: Maintenance Management of VTS
Venue: Wisma IEM, 03- TUS Lecture Room, Second Floor
Date & Time: 17 Jan 2018 to 18 Jan 2018 (9:00 AM - 5:29 PM)
CPD/PDP: 13
Closing Date Before: 14-Jan-2018 (Subject to change based on availability of seat)

SYNOPSIS

This course will enable participants to get a more systematical understanding of vertical transportation system (VTS) from design and install perspective. The importance of looking at VTS from holistic angle begins with an understanding of the design standards. This will be followed by an overview of the various types of VTS. The concept of Traffic Analysis will be explained as well as its relevance in particular building segments. The key considerations in planning and design will be expanded on. Next will be the challenges of VTS installation, testing and commissioning works.
Owners and operators of vertical transportation systems (VTS) commonly referred to as lift and escalators are bound by very specific duties where they assume the responsibility for the safe operation and availability of the systems. For the systems to operate safely, owners have to ensure they monitor, carry out regular and specialist maintenance, any necessary repairs and have the system inspected by a competent, impartial third-party. A contract should provide owners the peace of mind that the equipment would perform to meet the requirements of their building. Unfortunately, this is usually not the case as most of the contracts are not performance based i.e. they do not reflect the performance required of the equipment to meet the service levels in the building. The contract should equally protect both parties whilst ensuring the appropriate level of service is provided and not favoured to one party. Defining the performance levels, reliability and in-service time that the owners need is the foundation and these need to be realistic, take into account the condition of the equipment and be clearly defined as do incentives and penalties for meeting or missing them. We shall look at this topic from EN13015 perspectives.


BIODATA OF SPEAKER

Raghib Azmi Grad IEM has more than 25 years of experience in the lift and escalator industry having served in various capacities in sales, installation, maintenance and general management for leading lift companies both locally as well as overseas. He has been engaged in various roles in several major high-rise projects such as Petronas Twin Towers, Burj Khalifa, India Tower, Kingdom Tower and Menara Warisan.
He has been actively serving The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) in various committees since 1993. He has held various talks and courses at IEM in the VTS subject. He is the Chairman of the SIRIM Working Group on Lifts and Escalators and has been representing IEM in the WG since 2000. He is actively involved in the development of Malaysian Standards for lifts and escalators.
He conducts regular talk and training programmes related to VTS business management, design, installation, maintenance, repairs and modernisation; conducts VTS audits and inspections for residential and commercial properties and undertakes VTS modernisation consulting and management projects. Raghib Azmi Grad IEM has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from Oklahoma State University, United States of America.


WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

* Building owners* Building managers* Project Managers* Designers, Engineers, Architects* Constructors of buildings which require VTS* Enthusiasts who would like to know more about the mysterious VTS


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Course on Vertical Transportation Systems -Course 1: Design and Installation of VTS -Course 2: Maintenance Management of VTS
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DISTINGUISHED HONORARY FELLOW 650.00 550.00
HONORARY FELLOW 650.00 550.00
FELLOW 650.00 550.00
DISTINGUISHED MEMBER 650.00 550.00
SENIOR MEMBER 650.00 550.00
MEMBER 650.00 550.00
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INCORPORATED MEMBER 450.00 350.00
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