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Jämförelse av FDS-simuleringar

Ekholm, Madelene LU (2015) In LUTVDG/TVBB VBRM01 20142
Division of Fire Safety Engineering
Abstract
The aim of this report is to investigate how and if FDS simulations performed by experienced fire protection consultants varies in result, and how different Swedish fire protection companies works with quality assurance of calculations carried out by FDS. This was examined by allowing eight fire protection consultants from different companies simulate a specific scenario with FDS 5, without prior access to the results of an experiment performed under identical conditions. The simulation task was designed so that the participants received relatively well-defined information about the building, fire, initial conditions and the measurements that were to be performed. In addition, the eight participants and an additional three fire protection... (More)
The aim of this report is to investigate how and if FDS simulations performed by experienced fire protection consultants varies in result, and how different Swedish fire protection companies works with quality assurance of calculations carried out by FDS. This was examined by allowing eight fire protection consultants from different companies simulate a specific scenario with FDS 5, without prior access to the results of an experiment performed under identical conditions. The simulation task was designed so that the participants received relatively well-defined information about the building, fire, initial conditions and the measurements that were to be performed. In addition, the eight participants and an additional three fire protection consultants from other companies were asked to answer a questionnaire regarding how their company deals with quality assurance of FDS simulations. The results of the study indicated variation among the participants in all requested parameters, and the largest were that of mass loss rate and heat release rate which also led to differences in temperature. The methodology and choice of input data also differed to some extent between the participants. The questionnaire results found that quality assurance of FDS simulations does occur in Swedish consulting companies, but to what extent often varies depending on purpose and complexity. (Less)
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author
Ekholm, Madelene LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
Comparison of FDS simulations
course
VBRM01 20142
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Round robin, simulations, FDS, user impact, quality assurance, Fire Safety Consultant, simuleringar, användarens påverkan, kvalitetssäkring, brandskyddskonsult
publication/series
LUTVDG/TVBB
report number
5488
ISSN
1402-3504
language
Swedish
id
5365715
date added to LUP
2015-05-05 15:05:19
date last changed
2015-05-05 15:05:19
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  abstract     = {The aim of this report is to investigate how and if FDS simulations performed by experienced fire protection consultants varies in result, and how different Swedish fire protection companies works with quality assurance of calculations carried out by FDS. This was examined by allowing eight fire protection consultants from different companies simulate a specific scenario with FDS 5, without prior access to the results of an experiment performed under identical conditions. The simulation task was designed so that the participants received relatively well-defined information about the building, fire, initial conditions and the measurements that were to be performed. In addition, the eight participants and an additional three fire protection consultants from other companies were asked to answer a questionnaire regarding how their company deals with quality assurance of FDS simulations. The results of the study indicated variation among the participants in all requested parameters, and the largest were that of mass loss rate and heat release rate which also led to differences in temperature. The methodology and choice of input data also differed to some extent between the participants. The questionnaire results found that quality assurance of FDS simulations does occur in Swedish consulting companies, but to what extent often varies depending on purpose and complexity.},
  author       = {Ekholm, Madelene},
  issn         = {1402-3504},
  keyword      = {Round robin,simulations,FDS,user impact,quality assurance,Fire Safety Consultant,simuleringar,användarens påverkan,kvalitetssäkring,brandskyddskonsult},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  series       = {LUTVDG/TVBB},
  title        = {Jämförelse av FDS-simuleringar},
  year         = {2015},
}