Robert W. Fitzgerald
Guillermo F. Salazar-Ledezma
T. J. Shield
This study proposed a concept and a method for building egress analysis. The works of this research include: develop procedures to analyze the egress system of a plan, propose methods and a program to identify target spaces in evacuation, present a dynamic blocking viewpoint of an egress system, dedicate a way to identify the threatening room of fire origin, and create an occupant evacuation model (ESM), whose functions are: to simulate the occupant evacuation in a building in the static and the dynamic blocking situations, to record the people changes at every compartment during evacuation, and to review the clearing times of different compartments.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Civil & Environmental Engineering
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Shen, T. (2003). Building Planning Evaluations for Emergency Evacuation. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.wpi.edu/etd-dissertations/254
target space, STELLA, evacuation simulation, plan analysis, Buildings, Evacuation, Egress