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Brandteknisk riskvärdering av Skoklosters slott

Borg, Karl; Eriksson, Claude; Smedberg, Erik and Weyler, Matilda LU (2017) VBR054 20171
Division of Fire Safety Engineering
Abstract
The following report is an evaluation of the fire safety at Skoklosters castle south of Uppsala. The aim of the evaluation is to review whether the available time for evacuating the people inside the building in case of fire is enough. The castle, built during the 17th century, consists of four floors as well as a cellar and attic and is considered a museum due to its historic value. A risk analysis was done to determine the three worst credible fire scenarios:

● A fire started by an arsonist on floor 2 where people wander freely
● A fire during the annual Christmas market on floor 1
● A fire adjacent to the unfinished banquet hall during an event with 200 guests

Simulations to determine ASET and RSET were done with the help of the... (More)
The following report is an evaluation of the fire safety at Skoklosters castle south of Uppsala. The aim of the evaluation is to review whether the available time for evacuating the people inside the building in case of fire is enough. The castle, built during the 17th century, consists of four floors as well as a cellar and attic and is considered a museum due to its historic value. A risk analysis was done to determine the three worst credible fire scenarios:

● A fire started by an arsonist on floor 2 where people wander freely
● A fire during the annual Christmas market on floor 1
● A fire adjacent to the unfinished banquet hall during an event with 200 guests

Simulations to determine ASET and RSET were done with the help of the CFD program FDS and the evacuation program Pathfinder. The following results were obtained.
Table: Results of the safety for each scenario.
Scenario Safety factor (ASET/RSET) Safe escape possible
Arson on floor 2 1,32-1,42 Yes
Christmas market fire 1-1,27 Not ensured
Fire adjacent to banquet hall, with 200 guests 1,19-1,2 Yes

The third scenario was deemed safe as long as the limit of 200 guests is respected but for the two first scenarios, the safety of guests was not deemed satisfying. Safety measures and solutions for the whole castle were developed in order to increase the safety of those present in the castle in case of fire. The following points are safety measures that must be followed:

● Better and denser placement of fire extinguishers as well as better marking of these.
● Staff well scattered around touring levels.
● Improvement of the placement of smoke detectors throughout the castle.
● Fire guards at special events.
● Informing all visitors about safety procedures in case of emergency.
● Unlocked doors on touring levels.
● Improvement of all exit signage.
● Solve flaws in the systematic routines of fire safety. (Less)
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author
Borg, Karl; Eriksson, Claude; Smedberg, Erik and Weyler, Matilda LU
supervisor
organization
course
VBR054 20171
year
type
L3 - Miscellaneous, Projetcs etc.
subject
keywords
Fire safety evaluation, BTR, Skokloster Castle, Uppsala, human safety, critical conditions, sensitivity analysis, risk analysis, Pathfinder, FDS, PyroSim
report number
9498
language
Swedish
id
8910842
date added to LUP
2017-06-09 15:14:39
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2017-06-09 15:14:39
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  abstract     = {The following report is an evaluation of the fire safety at Skoklosters castle south of Uppsala. The aim of the evaluation is to review whether the available time for evacuating the people inside the building in case of fire is enough. The castle, built during the 17th century, consists of four floors as well as a cellar and attic and is considered a museum due to its historic value. A risk analysis was done to determine the three worst credible fire scenarios:

●	A fire started by an arsonist on floor 2 where people wander freely
●	A fire during the annual Christmas market on floor 1
●	A fire adjacent to the unfinished banquet hall during an event with 200 guests

Simulations to determine ASET and RSET were done with the help of the CFD program FDS and the evacuation program Pathfinder. The following results were obtained.
Table: Results of the safety for each scenario.
Scenario	Safety factor (ASET/RSET)	Safe escape possible
Arson on floor 2	1,32-1,42	Yes
Christmas market fire	1-1,27	Not ensured
Fire adjacent to banquet hall, with 200 guests	1,19-1,2	Yes

The third scenario was deemed safe as long as the limit of 200 guests is respected but for the two first scenarios, the safety of guests was not deemed satisfying. Safety measures and solutions for the whole castle were developed in order to increase the safety of those present in the castle in case of fire. The following points are safety measures that must be followed:

●	Better and denser placement of fire extinguishers as well as better marking of these.
●	Staff well scattered around touring levels.
●	Improvement of the placement of smoke detectors throughout the castle.
●	Fire guards at special events.
●	Informing all visitors about safety procedures in case of emergency.
●	Unlocked doors on touring levels. 
●	Improvement of all exit signage.
●	Solve flaws in the systematic routines of fire safety.},
  author       = {Borg, Karl and Eriksson, Claude and Smedberg, Erik and Weyler, Matilda},
  keyword      = {Fire safety evaluation,BTR,Skokloster Castle,Uppsala,human safety,critical conditions,sensitivity analysis,risk analysis,Pathfinder,FDS,PyroSim},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Brandteknisk riskvärdering av Skoklosters slott},
  year         = {2017},
}