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Validation of a VR evacuation experiment – behavior, decision-making and eye movement (Eye-Track)
Virtual Reality (VR) is an increasingly popular tool to use for evacuation research. The benefits of this technique are several, for example, it is cost-efficient and gives the researcher a high level of control regarding the perceived environment in the experiments. The tool has shown to be promising in previous validation studies …
An Holistic Approach for fire safety requirements and design of façade systems (HOLIFAS)
Recent trends with respect to energy consumption demands have increased the use of innovative façade systems both for new construction and building renovation projects. Different types of façades systems are used in order to achieve these requirements …
Measuring the impact of fire on the environment
In Sweden the responsibility for damage to the environment at a fire incident is increasingly focussing on the responders. Most incident response personnel do not have the training and expertise to understand the environmental consequences of their field operations …
The open source CFD code FireFOAM has been verified and validated against analytical solution and real fire tests. The verification showed that FireFOAM solves the three modes of heat transfer appropriately. The validation against real fire tests yielded reasonable results …