Traffic and Granular Flow ’07 pp 395-400
Prediction Accuracy of Evacuation Times for High-Rise Buildings and Simple Geometries by Using Different Software-Tools
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- Rogsch C., Klingsch W., Seyfried A., Weigel H. (2009) Prediction Accuracy of Evacuation Times for High-Rise Buildings and Simple Geometries by Using Different Software-Tools. In: Appert-Rolland C., Chevoir F., Gondret P., Lassarre S., Lebacque JP., Schreckenberg M. (eds) Traffic and Granular Flow ’07. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
Evaluation and optimization of emergency systems can be done by means of several engineering methods, which are entirely different: macroscopic hydraulic models, which can be calculated by hand (so called handcalculation methods), and microscopic computer simulation methods. Both allow forecasting of evacuation-times for various settings. The authors compare results of four commercial software-tools (ASERI, buildingEXODUS, PedGo, Simulex) and some macroscopic handcalculation models with a real evacuation-trial in a high-rise building. Furthermore evacuation times for simple layouts of room and floor are calculated and the results are compared against each other.
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