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1st Edition

Evacuation from Fires

ISBN 9780895032225
Published June 15, 2001 by Routledge
191 Pages

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Book Description

"Evacuation from Fires, Volume II" in this important new series was developed because of the fundamental importance of removing occupants from harm's way during building fires and the need to demonstrate new analytical techniques and tools for the design and evaluation of exit requirements during fire emergencies. The corollary issue of elevator transport for evacuation and fire fighter use during fire emergencies is also discussed in this volume.

Table of Contents

Commentary on Fire Safety Requirements: Circulation and Fire Safety in Buildings J. Sterling Crandall

High-Rise Office Building Evacuation Planning: Human Factors Versus "Cutting Edge" Technologies Charles Jennings

An Investigation of the Aspects of Occupant Behavior Required for Evacuation Modeling S. Gwynne, E. R. Galea, M. Owen, and P. J. Lawrence

Adaptive Decision-Making in Response to Crowd Formations in building EXODUS S. Gwynne, E. R. Galea, P. J. Lawrence, M. Owen, and L. Fillippidis

T-HELP: A Mathematical Model for Calculating Time Available from Escape for Fire A. K. Gupta

A Consideration on Required Number of Exists in a Room Takeyosi Tanaka, Ichiro Hagiwara, and Yoshio Mimura

Illustrating Some Rule Based Algorithms of Egress Complexity Using Simple Case Studies H. A. Donegan, I. R. Taylor, G. Christie, and G. Livesey

The Impact of a Wheelchair Bound Evacuee on the Speed and Flow of Evacuees in a Stairway During an Uncontrolled Unannounced Evacuation T. J. Shields, K. E. Boyce, G. W. H. Silcock, and B. Dunne

A Study on the Exit Requirements in Karaoke Establishments S. M. Lo and Z. M. Deng

Perspective on Elevator Safety During Fires John Hodgens

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