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Brandteknisk riskvärdering av Gekås Ullared AB

Cesar, Frida; Johansson, Joachim; Tari, Helena and Tolonen, Robin (2012) In BTR VBR054 20121
Division of Fire Safety Engineering
Division of Risk Management and Societal Safety
Abstract
In order to examine the evacuation conditions in the case of fire at Gekås Ullared AB, a fire safety evaluation has been conducted. Gekås is Scandinavia’s largest department store with 4,5 million visitors a year. Three different scenarios were analyzed and simulated in the programs FDS and Simulex. The time to critical conditions were compared with the total evacuation time to see if the requirements for fire safety were fulfilled. The conclusion is that some important measures have to be taken at Gekås Ullared AB to secure safe evacuation conditions. Measures that shall be taken are as follows:

- The evacuation alarm shall start when two detectors activates.
- Optical alarms shall be installed in restrooms.
- One door, BD1, shall be... (More)
In order to examine the evacuation conditions in the case of fire at Gekås Ullared AB, a fire safety evaluation has been conducted. Gekås is Scandinavia’s largest department store with 4,5 million visitors a year. Three different scenarios were analyzed and simulated in the programs FDS and Simulex. The time to critical conditions were compared with the total evacuation time to see if the requirements for fire safety were fulfilled. The conclusion is that some important measures have to be taken at Gekås Ullared AB to secure safe evacuation conditions. Measures that shall be taken are as follows:

- The evacuation alarm shall start when two detectors activates.
- Optical alarms shall be installed in restrooms.
- One door, BD1, shall be restored and fitted with push bars.
- One door, BD35, shall be replaced with a door opening in the escape direction and
fitted with push bars.
- Emergency exits where people with disabilities can evacuate shall be marked.
- An investigation shall be done to address the problem with the large amount of
flammable goods. (Less)
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author
Cesar, Frida; Johansson, Joachim; Tari, Helena and Tolonen, Robin
supervisor
organization
alternative title
Fire Safety Evaluation of Gekås Ullared AB
course
VBR054 20121
year
type
L3 - Miscellaneous, Projetcs etc.
subject
keywords
Brandteknisk riskvärdering, BTR, brandscenario, kritiska förhållanden, utrymningstid, Gekås Ullared AB, varuhus, brandlarm, rökfyllnad, FDS, Simulex.
publication/series
BTR
report number
9422
language
Swedish
id
3052097
date added to LUP
2012-09-12 12:58:09
date last changed
2014-03-10 10:40:43
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  abstract     = {In order to examine the evacuation conditions in the case of fire at Gekås Ullared AB, a fire safety evaluation has been conducted. Gekås is Scandinavia’s largest department store with 4,5 million visitors a year. Three different scenarios were analyzed and simulated in the programs FDS and Simulex. The time to critical conditions were compared with the total evacuation time to see if the requirements for fire safety were fulfilled. The conclusion is that some important measures have to be taken at Gekås Ullared AB to secure safe evacuation conditions. Measures that shall be taken are as follows:

- The evacuation alarm shall start when two detectors activates.
- Optical alarms shall be installed in restrooms.
- One door, BD1, shall be restored and fitted with push bars.
- One door, BD35, shall be replaced with a door opening in the escape direction and
fitted with push bars.
- Emergency exits where people with disabilities can evacuate shall be marked.
- An investigation shall be done to address the problem with the large amount of
flammable goods.},
  author       = {Cesar, Frida and Johansson, Joachim and Tari, Helena and Tolonen, Robin},
  keyword      = {Brandteknisk riskvärdering,BTR,brandscenario,kritiska förhållanden,utrymningstid,Gekås Ullared AB,varuhus,brandlarm,rökfyllnad,FDS,Simulex.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  series       = {BTR},
  title        = {Brandteknisk riskvärdering av Gekås Ullared AB},
  year         = {2012},
}