Ascending Stair Evacuation – effects of fatigue, walking speed & human behaviour

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Abstract

Field study of evacuation upwards long stairs, ascending evacuation, in two different buildings, 48 meters and 109 meters high. Measuring walking speed along the stair slope and vertical speed. Presenting values for different percentiles of the studied population. The importance of not using the same value for walking speed for different stairs since the design of the stairs has a strong impact, and that the vertical speed ought to be considered as well.

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Originalspråkengelska
Titel på värdpublikationHuman Behaviour in fire
Undertitel på gästpublikation6th International Symposium
RedaktörerKaren Boyce
FörlagInterscience Communications
Sidor161-172
ISBN (tryckt)978-0-9933933-0-3
StatusPublished - 2015
PublikationskategoriForskning
Peer review utfördJa
EvenemangInternational symposium on Human Behaviour in Fire, 2015 - Cambridge, Storbritannien
Varaktighet: 2015 sep 282015 sep 30
Konferensnummer: 6

Konferens

KonferensInternational symposium on Human Behaviour in Fire, 2015
LandStorbritannien
OrtCambridge
Period2015/09/282015/09/30