Numerical studies on atrium evacuation with and without fires

J. Li, Wan Ki Chow

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Evacuation patterns in an atrium under fire were simulated using buildingEXODUS as the simulation tool. An atrium of length 91 m and width 19.8 m was taken as an example. In addition to evacuation under normal condition, two fire scenarios with the fire placed at different positions were considered. It is found that when a fire is located near an exit door, the evacuation pattern should be carefully considered.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages13
Specialist publicationJournal of Applied Fire Science
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Chemical Health and Safety


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