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Olika utrymningsvägars påverkan på personflöde och riskbild

Holgersson, Erik LU and Hult Lindström, Emma LU (2017) In LUTVDG/TVBB VBRM10 20162
Division of Fire Safety Engineering
Abstract
In previous regulations a 1,20-meter-wide door in large halls could be exchanged with two 0,90-meter-wide doors. This exchange is not mentioned in current regulations but the concept may still be useful in buildings of today. The aim of this paper was to investigate if there were grounds for this regulation and if it is accepted by experts and the general public. Another aim was to investigate the positive effects the presence of an obstacle has in connection with an egress route. Based on surveys and physical experiments this exchange does not encounter restrictions neither with the general public or with experts. The outflow of people through two narrower egress routes with the stated dimensions is also found to be greater than that of... (More)
In previous regulations a 1,20-meter-wide door in large halls could be exchanged with two 0,90-meter-wide doors. This exchange is not mentioned in current regulations but the concept may still be useful in buildings of today. The aim of this paper was to investigate if there were grounds for this regulation and if it is accepted by experts and the general public. Another aim was to investigate the positive effects the presence of an obstacle has in connection with an egress route. Based on surveys and physical experiments this exchange does not encounter restrictions neither with the general public or with experts. The outflow of people through two narrower egress routes with the stated dimensions is also found to be greater than that of the wider 1,20-meter door. Obstacles are not a preferred feature in connection with egress routes. Neither could any positive effects be observed with an obstacle in regards to people outflow. (Less)
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author
Holgersson, Erik LU and Hult Lindström, Emma LU
supervisor
organization
course
VBRM10 20162
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Egress routes, hinder, risk, Personflöde, utrymningsvägar, pedestrian outflow, obstacle
publication/series
LUTVDG/TVBB
report number
5527
language
Swedish
id
8900493
date added to LUP
2017-01-24 14:14:11
date last changed
2017-01-26 13:53:47
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  abstract     = {In previous regulations a 1,20-meter-wide door in large halls could be exchanged with two 0,90-meter-wide doors. This exchange is not mentioned in current regulations but the concept may still be useful in buildings of today. The aim of this paper was to investigate if there were grounds for this regulation and if it is accepted by experts and the general public. Another aim was to investigate the positive effects the presence of an obstacle has in connection with an egress route. Based on surveys and physical experiments this exchange does not encounter restrictions neither with the general public or with experts. The outflow of people through two narrower egress routes with the stated dimensions is also found to be greater than that of the wider 1,20-meter door. Obstacles are not a preferred feature in connection with egress routes. Neither could any positive effects be observed with an obstacle in regards to people outflow.},
  author       = {Holgersson, Erik and Hult Lindström, Emma},
  keyword      = {Egress routes,hinder,risk,Personflöde,utrymningsvägar,pedestrian outflow,obstacle},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  series       = {LUTVDG/TVBB},
  title        = {Olika utrymningsvägars påverkan på personflöde och riskbild},
  year         = {2017},
}